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Oetegenn joins Amino board

January 20, 2021

By Colin Mann

Media technology specialist Amino has named seasoned industry executive Steve Oetegenn as a Non-Executive Director of the Group.

Oetegenn is an industry leader in the online video, pay-TV and digital security sectors, with over 30 years’ experience, who brings deep expertise of the interplay between software and media. Across his career, Oetegenn has worked with global pay-TV providers, government agencies, global banks, Fortune 500 companies and Hollywood studios.

From 2014 to 2020, Oetegenn was President of pay-TV and on-line video industry revenue security solutions provider Verimatrix. Under Oetegenn’s stewardship, Verimatrix was acquired in 2019 for a total consideration of $145 million by Inside Secure.

Oetegenn’s previous roles include COO of MediaSec Technologies LLC, a specialist in the field of digital watermarking, and COO of Argus Systems Group, a provider of Internet server security software. Oetegenn was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 annual VideoTech Innovation Awards programme.

“Amino Technologies is at a pivotal moment in its development as it pursues software-led growth to address the convergence of the pay-TV and streaming markets,” commented Oetegenn. “Amino has an ambitious and innovative team with a great culture that I am excited to become a part of. I’ve seen the global pay-TV and streaming sector grow significantly during my years in the industry, and Amino is ideally placed to take advantage of the evolving market opportunity in front of it. I’m looking forward to joining the rest of the Board in accelerating Amino’s growth and delivering on its strategy.”

“We’re delighted to be welcoming someone as experienced in our sector as Steve to our Board,” declared Karen Bach, Chair and Non-Executive Director of Amino Technologies plc. “Steve is an experienced leader of the pay-TV industry, with global expertise and extensive insight in delivering innovative software-led solutions in the sector. As Amino Technologies continues to grow, we will value having Steve’s wealth of knowledge and keen instinct for innovation on our Board.”

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