Zixi announces John Bishop has joined its board of directors

Zixi has announced the addition of market expert John Bishop to its board of directors. With over 20 years of experience, Bishop is one of the early pioneers of video streaming, as well as a recognised web streaming and IP network distribution technologist.

Bishop currently serves as the president of Librestream where he leads the company’s product and business development strategies in the enterprise collaborative video market. Prior to joining Librestream, he was the chief technology officer for the Akamai media business. He has also served as director content provider video technologies at Cisco Systems, and as co-founder and senior vice president of products and business development at Inlet Technologies, which was acquired by Cisco in March 2011.

Bishop has spoken at key industry events such as NAB and IBC and has sat on the Technology & Engineering Achievement Committee of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

“John brings a tremendous amount of product and corporate strategy knowledge in the video market to Zixi, at a time when we are seeing exceptional growth and adoption across all of our product lines,” said Gordon Brooks, executive chairman, Zixi. “We are excited to have his vision and leadership within the board, which will greatly help our team and our customers.”

Said Bishop: “Zixi has developed the most disruptive technologies to impact the media market since the transition to digital, tools that are completely relied on and trusted by the most important organisations in the industry for mission critical applications. The technology aligns with both traditional distribution and OTT distribution models providing efficiencies and scale to both.”

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