Former Globecast executive to lead TVT technology evolution to support continued growth and international expansion
TVT, the leading independent media services company, today announced that it has appointed Peter Elvidge as its first CTO. In the newly created role, Peter will take responsibility for overseeing technology strategy and development.
Peter joins TVT from Globecast, where in the course of his 10-year career he held a variety roles including Head of Global Media Management. During his decade with the company, Peter helped to steer technology and operational teams in the creation and launch of Globecast’s global product offering of content logistics, playout, over-the-top (OTT) services and VOD logistics products.
Commenting on the appointment, Ian Brotherston, TVT CEO says, “Peter is an exceptionally talented and knowledgeable individual who brings with him practical experience of leading the successful development of technology and processes to serve the evolving needs of broadcasters and content owners. I am delighted to welcome him to the TVT team and look forward to working closely with him to further drive the business and our international expansion.”
One of the world’s fastest growing global digital media services companies, TVT provides a complete service from ingest through media management to online distribution. With a worldwide reach, TVT services the needs of many globally recognised media organisations including Netflix, BBC World News, A+E, UKTV and Hulu Japan from offices in London, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney.
Peter Elvidge added, “TVT has a unique technological offering that is used by a fantastic roster of some of the biggest and best TV customers in the industry. I’m looking forward to joining the TVT team and having the opportunity to build on its great set of services and solutions, while leading the development and distribution of media management products internationally. The aim is to grow the scope of TVT’s work on a global scale and we are in a great position to do that.”
Peter will start his new role in January 2017.
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Chiswick, West London, TVT is one of the world’s fastest growing digital media services and post-production providers. TVT offers end-to-end services from ingest through media management to online distribution, as well as specialist products for international re-versioning, translation, subtitling, dubbing, legal compliance and digital archiving. Through offices in Asia, Europe and Australia, TVT partners with a growing roster of broadcasters, channels and content owners including the BBC, Netflix, MediaCorp, AMC Networks, RTM, Scripps Networks and British network UKTV. www.tvt.biz