Expands Quickplay’s footprint and expertise in a fast-growing OTT market sector
TORONTO, November 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Xavier Marlé, who has helped shape the technological transformations and business successes of media and entertainment companies around the world. Asia Pacific and EMEA, was appointed Regional Sales Director, South East Asia & Australia/New Zealand for fast play.
Marlé, a trusted resource for Tier 1 customers for nearly two decades, will address the OTT industry’s growing need for fast, flexible and scalable solutions that will continue to drive viewer engagement and monetization in the next era of Generative AI. He will work directly with vendors to help them leverage Quickplay’s cloud-native, open-architecture OTT platform to create end-to-end modular solutions capable of supporting multiple brands and business models from a single backend .
“We continue to invest in Asia as demand for Quickplay’s cloud-native modular platform continues to grow,” said Paul Pasteur, CBO and co-founder of Quickplay. “Xavier Marlé has a strong engineering background, a deep understanding of customer needs and deep relationships to help Quickplay’s customers create products that will drive business success today and tomorrow.”
“With generative AI on every streaming provider’s roadmap, architecture will be more important than ever to OTT success in the years to come,” Marlé said. “Quickplay’s technical leadership and clear vision for the future helps its customers create new capabilities that engage and monetize them today and simplify the integration of powerful AI capabilities in the years to come. »
Marlé has been a catalyst for industry change in the APAC region for the past nine years, leading sales, business development and other functions in the region for Brightcove, Seachange, iFeelSmart and iWedia. Previously, he led Verimatrix’s APAC pre-sales business and held product management, technical account and project engineering roles at SITA, Viaccess Orca and eServGlobal. He holds a master’s degree in computer science from Montreal university as well as the Denis Diderot University in Paris.
“The MVPDs and telecommunications providers of the Asia Pacific The market has been among the most innovative in harnessing the power of cloud and open architectures,” said Jim Vinh, Head of APAC Sales for Quickplay. “With the addition of Xavier, we continue to up our game in the region by providing our customers and prospects access to world-class sales and support that can accelerate deployments and business success.”
Quickplay’s OTT platform is designed to build and run scalable applications in the cloud using cloud-native technologies, including containers, microservices, service mesh, APIs, and immutable infrastructure. The OTT technology stack offers significantly higher performance, a modular approach to extending functionality, continuous delivery for rapid iteration, and built-in scalability, observability, and security. Global sports and entertainment leaders use the Quickplay platform to deliver OTT services with the flexibility and agility of the cloud, while matching or exceeding the reliability and high performance of streaming.
Quickplay is leading the cloud transformation of OTT and in-home experiences for pay TV, telcos and MVPDs. The company’s cloud-native platform leverages a transformative open architecture for unmatched performance in delivering high-end video, handling complex use cases, and scaling for millions of viewers. Founded by a team that has built and operated dozens of Tier 1 OTT services around the world, Quickplay delivers immersive sports, live experiences and personalized entertainment to any screen. The company is headquartered in Toronto and has additional locations in Angels, San Diego, Chennai, IndiaAnd Europe. Quickplay is a two-time winner of the Google Cloud Industry Solution Partner of the Year award for Media & Entertainment. For more information, visit http://quickplay.com/.
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