Velocix appoints Anthony Berkeley as CEO
Announces plan to fuel Velocix’s expansion with new video streaming and ad tech
CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Velocix, the market’s leading provider of carrier-grade video streaming and advertising technology, has announced the promotion of Anthony Berkeley to Chief Executive Officer.
Berkeley was most recently Chief Operating Officer at Velocix, and he has previously held senior leadership roles in sales, product, and professional services during his 11-year tenure with the company. Prior to Velocix, he held senior positions at Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia.
David Sharpley, Group Leader at Lumine Group, Velocix’s parent company, said: “Anthony is ideally-suited to drive Velocix’s continued expansion, with his deep domain expertise in the video technology market and proven track record of driving profitable revenue growth. With an expanding base of top tier customers and strong market momentum, Velocix is well-positioned to build on its success in 2021 and beyond.”
Anthony Berkeley, CEO at Velocix, said: “I’m excited to lead the next phase of Velocix’s growth, which will be fuelled by our investment in new video streaming and advertising technologies that maximise performance and deliver the lowest cost of ownership to customers. Using our latest hybrid-cloud software, Velocix can deploy on-net, in the cloud, or both, opening new business opportunities for us, and giving our customers the power and flexibility to scale out their platforms more efficiently than ever before.”
Velocix is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, and maintains offices around the world. The company’s international client roster includes many of the leading innovators in media and telecommunications, including SKY, Vodafone, T-Mobile, Liberty Global, and Telefónica.
Additional information about Velocix is available at www.velocix.com .
Velocix is the world’s leading provider of content delivery, origin and storage, and stream personalisation software and we are Making Video Personal , on every connected screen. Our technology is used to engage, entertain, and inform millions of people around the globe, every single day. We help consumers connect with the content they love by building products that are more responsive to personal viewing preferences, making every video experience more rewarding. We work closely with our customers, including telecommunications, cable, and online video service providers, to help them navigate a rapidly changing video market, so they can lead the transformation, compete more effectively, and grow their businesses. Velocix is part of Lumine Group, which is an operating group of Constellation Software (TSX:CSU). Visit velocix.com
For further information, please contact:
Jim Brickmeier, CPO/CMO, Velocix
+1 404 964-8495 | [email protected]
Neil Sharpe, Head of Product Marketing, Velocix
+44 7876 828 286 | [email protected]
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