EVS bolsters SaaS offering with appointment of Oscar Teran

Oscar Teran has joined EVS as SVP SaaS offering and digital channels.

Bringing over ten years’ experience in strategic innovation, software engineering and SaaS development, Teran will head a new solution unit which will focus on the development and implementation of EVS XaaS business through existing and emerging product offerings. He will report directly to EVS chief marketing officer Nicolas Bourdon.

In his role, Teran will drive ideation to delivery priorities and will collaborate with other teams to reinforce EVS’ SaaS capabilities across its end-to-end solution portfolio. He will also be responsible for ensuring the successful launch of a new digital platform that will enable EVS customers to purchase software licences and easily deploy cloud functions into their existing workflows.

“I’m really thrilled Oscar has agreed to join us. Beyond the values he shares with EVS, Oscar’s aspiration to contribute to the success equals the amazing expertise he brings along,” said Bourdon. “We are dedicated to ensuring our customers can leverage the full power of the cloud in their workflows, and Oscar’s wealth of experience in the field will be a valuable asset as we continue to bring innovative solutions to the industry.”

Teran commented: “The media industry is indeed undergoing a transformation, and while many challenges await us, this is an exciting time for me to join the company. I have no doubt that EVS is uniquely positioned to deliver on its digitalisation ambitions and succeed in its growth journey.”

Before joining EVS, Teran launched his own company, Teran Consultancy Services, where he provided consultancy services in strategic business and technology management for well-known international sports, telco and media-tech companies including EVS.

Prior to that, he was head of technology and solutions, CTO, at European Broadcasting Union (EBU), responsible for technology, software engineering, pre-sales and product development until the end of 2019. In 2018, Teran played a crucial role in the launch of EBU subsidiary Eurovision Services, and in opening a new technology hub in Madrid, taking an ad interim leadership role in the transition to the new organisation. During his tenure at the EBU, he led the Solutions division where he played a key role in commercialising innovative digital services for sports federations and multiple international media organisations while managing the delivery of numerous major sports events worldwide. He also spent several years working as an R&D engineer and project manager for several international groups in telecommunications, media and broadcasting.

Teran holds a Master’s degree in Telecommunications and a postgraduate degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Texas. He also graduated at ESADE with a Master’s degree in Business Administration and has completed other programmes related to innovation at renowned universities and business schools such as MIT, IMD and Harvard Business School.

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