Ownzones Entertainment Technologies, a cloud-based video supply chain company, has announced that Arjun Ramamurthy is joining the company as Global Chief Technology Officer.
Ramamurthy was most recently the Senior Vice President of Technology at Twentieth Century Fox/Disney. In that capacity, he was responsible for setting the technology direction for Motion Picture and TV Production, post production, digital content processing and downstream distribution, and digital archiving. In addition, he was responsible for outlining and defining the next generation workflow throughout the organisation, as well as the introduction of new technology and toolsets into the production.
Ramamurthy was also previously with Deluxe’s EFILM facility. Prior to that, he worked with Warner Bros’ Technical Operations and Feature Animation.
Ramamurthy is an active member of SMPTE, IEEE, and has chaired and contributed on a variety of technical committees and standards. He holds several patents in the area of Digital Image processing and Media Post Production. He is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a member of the Academy’s Scientific and Technology Council and, a fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.
“We are delighted to welcome Arjun to Ownzones where he will play a key role in ensuring our technology stack meets and exceeds customer demands and expectations,” commented Dan Goman, CEO, Ownzones. “People of Arjun’s caliber, experience, and connections appear rarely in the industry and we are enormously excited to be working with him as Ownzones seeks to further build upon its already strong position in the media technology marketplace.”