John Bishop joins board of directors at Zixi

Zixi, a company enabling live broadcast-quality video over unmanaged and managed IP, has announced the addition of market expert John Bishop to the 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. 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.”

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