iWedia Appoints Claudio Lessa to Lead its Business Development Activities in Latin America

Feb 19, 2016, 03:00 ET from iWedia

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

iWedia, a leading provider of software solutions for TV devices to service operators and Consumer Electronics manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Claudio Lessa (in the photo) as Director of Business Development Americas to drive the growth of the company in the Latin America region.

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Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Claudio Lessa has accumulated 15+ years experience providing software solutions and associated services to the LATAM digital TV market. After having started his career as a member during ten years of the DVB system team at SKY Brazil, he held various support and business development positions at Conax and Viaccess-Orca. More recently, he led the initiative of Brazilian ISP Arganet in their digitization in ISDB-Tb (Brazilian Digital Television System), and advised a group of ISPs in Brazil, helping them to deploy an IPTV platform within a profitable business model.

Hans-Jürgen Désor, CEO of iWedia, said, "It is a great pleasure to welcome Claudio on board. He is well-known in LATAM as a solid digital TV professional, and he has established a strong business network in the region."

"He has the ideal profile to expand our business with telcos and Pay TV operators in LATAM, a market for which we have adapted software solutions for STB that can run on resources constrained configurations while not compromising on features," he added.

Claudio commented, "LATAM represents a strategic opportunity for iWedia, and I am delighted to be joining the company to drive its growth in that region. I believe that with its field-proven Teatro range of STB software solutions which are well suited to low and mid end configurations and which can rely on an RTOS, Linux or even Android TV, iWedia brings features rich solutions to the LATAM market that can run on affordable configurations."

About iWedia 

iWedia provides software components and solutions for connected TV devices to service operators and Consumer Electronics manufacturers. Its mission is to deliver the software products and services needed by its customers to adapt constantly to the ever-changing requirements of the digital TV markets. In addition to stand-alone components (HLS, DASH, VidiPath, DVB>IP, MHEG-5, HbbTV, CI Plus, DTCP-IP, TR-069, etc.), iWedia offers a range of complete solutions for zappers, connected receivers, Smart TVs, as well as for OTT and IPTV boxes. Dubbed Teatro, these solutions are available for RTOS, Linux/HTML, and Android/Java and are pre-integrated with leading service and delivery platforms, CA/DRM systems, and chipsets. Alongside its products, iWedia delivers efficient and scalable software integration services performed by an experienced team used to enable rapid deployments of high volume Consumer Electronics devices. iWedia is headquartered in Switzerland with development labs in Belgrade and Novi Sad, Serbia, and sales and support offices in Brazil, France, Germany, India, and Thailand.

Please visit http://www.iwedia.com for more information.

Media Contact:
Hervé Creff
VP Marketing, iWedia