LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
iWedia, a leading provider of software solutions for TV devices to service operators and consumer electronics manufacturers, today announced the appointment of David Paul (in the photo) as Director of Business Development Latin America to drive the growth of the company in the region.
The announcement was made the day before the opening of IBC 2016, which is being held in Amsterdam from Friday, September 9th through to Tuesday, September 13th. iWedia exhibits at the show (hall 5, booth B40) and David will be present on its stand to meet customers and partners.
Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, David has accumulated 10+ years of experience providing hardware and software solutions as well as services to the digital TV market. After starting his career as an application engineer at NXP, a set-top box (STB) chipset maker, then as a connectivity expert at Pace, a STB manufacturer, he significantly participated to the rise of SmarDTV, a Kudelski owned STB manufacturer. He gradually moved from Senior QA Engineer to Product Marketing Manager and spent the last three years in Brazil holding support, marketing, and business development positions serving LATAM customers for SmarDTV and for NAGRA, a content protection and multiscreen television solutions provider.
Hans-Jürgen Désor, CEO of iWedia, said, "I warmly welcome David in the team. A genuine multicultural manager, well inserted in the LATAM Pay TV ecosystem, he has the right background to promote our STB software solutions towards service providers in the region."
David commented, "LATAM is a strategic market for iWedia, and I am delighted to be tasked with building its success in the region. Even though it is an extremely price sensitive market with respect to STB, its rapid growth requires innovative and advanced functionalities. This is what iWedia brings with its Teatro range of STB software solutions which targets low and mid-end configurations without compromising on features".
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.
VP Marketing, iWedia