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Amagi taps marketing exec Di Giacomo to be CMO

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the appointment of Marco Di Giacomo as its Chief Marketing Officer. Marco has more than 25 years of experience across the technology industry, having held executive roles in engineering, marketing, product, and P&L roles in leading organisations such as IBM, […]

May 5, 2022

The Weather Company expands Max Platform offerings

The latest innovations to the Max Platform, Max Velocity and Max Alert Live, are being unveiled by IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company in conjunction with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas. Like it did over a decade ago with its first real-time weather graphics rendering system, The Weather Company […]

April 25, 2022

Intelsat names new Board

Intelsat’s new chair is Lisa Hammitt, a computer scientist with a track record at IBM where she led strategy in artificial intelligence (AI) and later ran its Watson project. Until 2020 she was global VP of data and AI at credit card company Visa. Current CEO Steve Spengler will remain on the board for the […]

February 28, 2022By Chris Forrester

Silver Spoon hires Cardetti

Silver Spoon continues to augment its real-time animation and virtual production capabilities with the hiring of new Head of Production, Angela Cardetti. The recent enlistment follows the studio’s expansion of operations to Los Angeles in addition to their New York base. Silver Spoon continues to lead the virtual production industry, supporting broadcast projects like the […]

February 28, 2022

Silver Spoon hires Cardetti

Silver Spoon continues to augment its real-time animation and virtual production capabilities with the hiring of new Head of Production, Angela Cardetti. The recent enlistment follows the studio’s expansion of operations to Los Angeles in addition to their New York base. Silver Spoon continues to lead the virtual production industry, supporting broadcast projects like the […]

February 22, 2022

Nokia, Kyndryl network partnership

Kyndryl, an IBM spin-off, and Nokia have announced a global network and edge computing alliance aimed at helping enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformations with secure LTE and 5G private wireless networking. The partnership builds on a successful private wireless connectivity project that yielded an innovative solution combining Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) application platform […]

February 17, 2022

Consult Red appoints Venkatesam as CEO

Consult Red, an employee-owned tech R&D innovator, has appointed experienced technology consulting leader Raghu Venkatesam as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). A leader in software and hardware innovation of Media and IoT platforms for enterprise customers, Consult Red’s success is rooted in deep engineering and R&D. Venkatesam will assume day-to-day leadership of the company […]

February 10, 2022

IBM acquires Sentaca

IBM has acquired Sentaca, a telco consulting services and solutions provider. IBM says the acquisition will accelerate its hybrid cloud consulting business, adding critical skills to help communications service providers (CSPs) and media giants modernsze on multiple cloud platforms, innovate, and transform their businesses. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Sentaca’s team of technology consultants across the US […]

February 2, 2022

Telesat partners with Encqor 5G

Ottawa-based satellite operator Telesat is partnering with 5G experts Encqor 5G. A joint statement says that Encqor 5G seeks to establish the first Canadian pre-commercial corridor of 5G wireless communication technologies and unlock the massive potential of commercial and industrial industries (i.e., smart cities, e-health, e-education, connected and autonomous vehicles, on-demand entertainment/media and IoT). Encqor […]

January 12, 2022By Chris Forrester

MediaMath, IBM Watson Advertising strengthen relationship

MediaMath, the independent advertising technology company for leading brands and agencies, has integrated its demand side platform (DSP) with IBM Watson Advertising Weather Targeting to offer increased digital advertising precision and effectiveness while addressing new privacy standards. IBM Watson Advertising Weather Targeting is now available within the MediaMath DSP to help brands turn the relationship between weather […]

November 9, 2021