ATEME SA, a world leader in H.264 video compression technology, today announced the appointment of Johnathon Howard, an industry veteran formerly of Avid Technology, as Vice President of Business Development.
Mr. Howard will be responsible for ATEMEâ€™s global business development strategy for broadcast and broadband video solutions. With a strong focus on web streaming, Mr. Howard will manage new and existing partnerships with key market players including Adobe Systems.
Prior to joining ATEME, Mr. Howard spent 13 years working with Avid Technology where he successfully rolled out global marketing strategies for broadcast and media solutions.
"Our aim is to build upon our recognized expertise in H.264 by responding to new market opportunities, including those related to online media," said Sylvain Riviere, Executive Vice President of Marketing at ATEME, "With his strong background in the content and video technology industry, Johnathon is the ideal candidate for this new role."
"This is an exciting time to be joining ATEME," said Johnathon Howard, "Video content is everywhere and for media professionals the quality of the content directly reflects the organization. ATEME understands that superb quality is a must for this industry. With H.264 emerging as a universal codec for both broadcast and online video, I believe the expertise ATEME delivers will continue to lead and grow its business within new media markets."