Blu Digital appoints Rizkallah as COO
June 7, 2022
Blu Digital Group (BDG), a media and entertainment technology company, has announced the appointment of Tony Rizkallah as Chief Operations Officer, responsible for the operations and increased automation of business processes of Blu Digital Group.
Rizkallah spent 15 years building and running digital media management facility Bitmax, where he was responsible for the technology and operations of the business and was instrumental in the foundation of a number of its key contracts, including running the Apple iTunes preferred status contract from its inception. He also built and set the standards for the company’s localisation division, providing languaging and dubbing services for a variety of foreign content. Prior to Bitmax, Rizkallah directed IT operations in the healthcare industry.
Paulette Pantoja, Founder and CEO of BDG, said: “Tony’s background in technology and operations in media management will be instrumental to the business as we continue to build and grow Blu Digital Group. He has the unique skill set of bridging technology and operations which is so important for Blu Digital as we integrate new business units and automate processes to continue our growth trajectory.”
Rizkallah said: “Having worked within the media management and distribution industry for a number of years, I have been aware of the growth story of Blu Digital as it has evolved its services and software as the industry has matured. Blu is on a clear trajectory of rapid growth and I’m excited to join the company to help integrate and lead the operation through its next phase of transformation.”