Ittiam Establishes Presence in Silicon Valley and Inducts Dirk Peters as Senior Vice President
November 06, 2014
Industry-Proven Sales & Marketing Leader Will Enable Company’s Thrust in New Generation Markets
Bengaluru, India/Santa Clara, CA – Nov 6, 2014: Ittiam Systems announced its expansion with direct presence in Silicon Valley and appointment of Dirk Peters as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Dirk brings to Ittiam over 20 years of valuable experience in the high technology industry. He was previously Vice President and Head of Worldwide Sales for Professional Technology Group at DivX, LLC. His successful track-record includes key responsibilities in Sony Corporation and high technology start-ups including a position as CEO of MainConcept, LLC.
Founded in 2001, Ittiam has earned the reputation for delivering state-of-the-art video technology solutions, including advance codecs such as H.265 encoders and decoders, to global customers in multimedia industry. WithR&D center in Bangalore, India, Ittiam has offices in Dallas-TX, France, Japan, Taiwan and Singapore.
“Right from the company inception, we have enjoyed strong market traction in America and built a significant customer base in the region. The industry is making a paradigm shift towards online video processing and on-demand provisioning of video services. Our new facility in Santa Claraputs us in close proximity of this technology revolution and customer thought process”, commented Srini Rajam, Chairman and CEO of Ittiam Systems. “Dirk brings outstanding value to Ittiam with his Sales & Marketing expertise along with his leadership experience in having enabled companies to scale up. We are delighted to welcome him on board”, he added.
On the occasion of joining Ittiam, Dirk Peters said, “Ittiam is in a great position to address the technology demands of Online Video industry with the depth and breadth of its solutions. From outside, I have watched and admired the company grow as a trusted player in the media broadcast, streaming and consumption markets. Now, I am pleased to be a part of Ittiam and help in its next phase of success“.
About Ittiam Systems Private Limited
Ittiam Systems is a global technology company with deep R&D driven solutions for media creation, management and consumption. Ittiam provides advanced media codecs, software development platforms, systems and workflows for embedded and online applications. Its solutions are at the heart of tens of millions oflifestyle products that drive mobility, content access, networking and sharing.
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