Zixi, an enabler of 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 CTO for the Akamai media business. He has also served as director content provider - Video Technologies at Cisco Systems, and as co-founder and senior VP of Products and Business Development at Inlet Technologies. Bishop has spoken at key industry events such as NAB Show, 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 growth and adoption across all of our product lines,” said Gordon Brooks, executive chairman, Zixi.
“Zixi has developed disruptive technologies to impact the media market since the transition to digital,” said Bishop. “The technology aligns with both: traditional distribution and OTT distribution models, providing efficiencies and scale to both,” he added.