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Movideo Announces Two New Director Roles to Further Expand Its Global Leadership Team

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-Ashok Seshadri has been appointed Director of Product and Yogaesh Ramasundaram as Director of Engineering

MELBOURNE, Australia /PRNewswire/ — Movideo has today announced two new Director roles to its expanding Global Leadership Team.

As Director of Product, Ashok Seshadri will be based out of the companies head office in Melbourne and will be responsible for the roadmap of the Movideo Platform and Movideo HUB.

Ashok has been in the technology arena for more than 14 years having worked for Intel, Samsung, and Ooyala.  He joins the Movideo team from Ooyala where he was the product lead on the platform side of the business managing the API stack, asset management system (DAM), data model and workflow engine.  Most recently his efforts involved launching a next gen best of breed SOA based video platform including a state of the art DAM and media specific workflow engine. During his career he has held roles including those of design engineer, marketing manager, and has been involved heavily in roadmap and strategy management, and product management. He graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology at Atlanta, GA with a major in Computer Engineering and holds an MBA from Santa Clara University in Finance and International Business.

Yogaesh Ramasundaram will join the Movideo team as Director of Engineering, the second of the two newly created roles also based in the Melbourne headquarters. As Director of Engineering, Ramasundaram will be responsible for the platforms architecture including continually optimizing products, solutions, quality and performance.

Yogaesh Ramasundaram offers 11 years of accomplishment laden experience in the IT industry, having been a part of the engineering leadership team at Ooyala and Samsung Music, Yogaesh brings valuable insight and knowledge about the media space. Most recently, he was a strategic and tactical contributor for the video platform team at Ooyala, managing core platform teams responsible for delivering Yaveo, the Hispanic OTT program from DirecTV and the nextgen, SOA based, SaaS video platform. Beginning his career in the Information Management industry as a Java programmer, Yogaesh quickly grew into a Project Leader and then a manager, gaining experience on multiple technologies, domains, CMMi Level 5 delivery processes and Agile methodologies. Focusing the next several years on Architecture and Engineering leadership, Yogaesh was a part of the Engineering leadership team and the head of the Open Source Practice, at a Seattle based startup. Yogaesh has a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering Thiagarajar College of Engineering.

Commenting on the new leadership roles, Tony McGinn, CEO said, “We are thrilled to expand our team with talent that have such deep and relevant experience. As a global media-centric SaaS business with our core development resources in Australia, Ashok and Yogaesh are outstanding additions to our awesome multinational development team in Melbourne, straight from the heart of Silicon Valley. Their leadership skills, technical depth and vision will be experienced very soon by our media customers with the rapid development and enhancement of our products and services.”

It has been a year of big announcements and structural development for Movideo thus far, this announcement follows the appointment of Steven Kopec from Turner Broadcasting Inc. as Director of Customer Success in March. Also France’s TV 5 MONDE announced it was the latest media group to join Disney, Turner, Astro, Samsung, Nextmedia, BHD and SPH on the global Movideo platform solution for OTT.

For more information, contact Movideo:

Claire Moylan
Marketing Executive
Phone: +61-3-96356696

About Movideo:

Movideo has fast become the agile partner of choice for major media brands and content owners around the world. With considerable experience across one of the most complex regions in the world, the Asia Pacific, Movideo has a track record of simplifying complex multi-local solutions, as opposed to a ‘one size fits all’ approach.

Movideo is a global SaaS cloud video platform resourced by the international Microsoft Azure network of data centres. The company was originally developed within the Australian media enterprise, MCM Entertainment Group Ltd. Media content protection, management, distribution, presentation and monetisation is core to Movideo’s DNA.

With the media and content world in the midst of massive structural change, Movideo prides itself on partnering with our media customers to navigate and ‘future proof’ their path to successful audience engagement in the new media world order.

Source: Movideo
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Written by asiafreshnews

April 28, 2015 at 6:11 pm

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