Globecast Americas announces Chris Pulis as new CTO
(24 June 2020 - Globecast) Globecast has announced Chris Pulis as new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Americas, effective immediately.
As CTO, Pulis is responsible for all technical aspects for the Americas including establishing Globecast’s vision and growth through the use of technical resources.
Chris Pulis (courtesy: Globecast Americas)
Pulis has 25 years of experience in business and technology operations. In his new role, his duties involve working closely with sales and media executives to develop technology applications for customers, providing leadership to operations line managers, negotiating with clients, and developing and overseeing the strategy for representation in major industry technology groups. He is based in Los Angeles and reports to Eddie Ferraro, MD Globecast Americas.
Ferraro said, “As a market-leading media services provider in an industry that’s experiencing continued major change, we never want to be stagnant; we always want be focused on growth and technological innovation. This is why Chris is the ideal fit for CTO across the Americas because he has the vision necessary to keep driving us forward and the technical acumen and experience to deliver the solutions our clients expect.”
Pulis was previously VP, Product Strategy, at digital technology consultancy Diamond in Los Angeles, where he worked on digital transformation initiatives and distribution strategy for content owner clients. Prior to that, he held multiple senior positions at Deluxe Entertainment Services Group. He has also held roles with Ascent Media Group and ReelzChannel Television Network, among others.
Pulis said, “We’re seeing significant shifts across the media, entertainment and technology sector, not least the move to cloud playout and alternative affiliate distribution technologies alongside our work with direct-to-consumer social media platforms. I’m excited to be joining Globecast as we continue to grow its role as a modern, multi-faceted media services supplier.”
Globecast helps customers to manage content and to deliver it wherever, however and whenever required. The company provides agile and seamless content acquisition, management and distribution services globally, constantly innovating and investing in new technologies to create customer-centric new services. Globecast has created the number one global hybrid fiber and satellite network for video contribution and distribution. It delivers any type of video service including TV Everywhere OTT, satellite, cable, video-on-demand and CDN delivery using cloud-enabled media solutions. It supplies Content Acquisition, Aggregation and Distribution (CAAD) services to over 250 networks.