Anevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, is proud to announce and welcome François Le Crom as Vice President of Research and Development. In this role, he will be responsible for leading and growing Anevia’s R&D teams and providing the technical vision for the company’s mid- and long-term strategic roadmap. He will drive the transition to a new generation of products based on a microservices architecture through a cutting-edge quality and delivery process.
With almost 20 years of experience in the digital TV industry, François Le Crom brings with him strong leadership and project management skills, with expertise in both software set-top boxes and broadcast / OTT video delivery.
Before joining Anevia, François Le Crom was a Research and Development director at Ateme, a company specialized in video delivery infrastructure, where he managed a cross-functional team of software engineers to improve overall R&D effectiveness through the adoption of the Agile methodology. One of his major projects was to lead the software development team for the company’s live broadcast and OTT transcoding flagship product, at a time when the market was moving to pure software and then to virtualized solutions.
Prior to Ateme François Le Crom was VP Engineering for software set-top boxes and push-VoD at Logiways, a company that provided conditional access and middleware for digital set-top boxes, and Project Manager at Canal+ Technologies.
According to Laurent Lafarge, Anevia CEO, “We are very excited to welcome François to Anevia. Not only does he bring with him years of experience in the digital TV and OTT industry, but he also has a proven track record of leading teams towards continuous improvement and innovation. I have no doubt that François will be a great asset to Anevia.”
“I am very happy to join Anevia, a company that is ideally situated at the heart of the OTT value chain” says François Le Crom. “I look forward to working with the R&D teams on a large variety of new and innovative products.”
François Le Crom will be a key member of Anevia’s Executive Committee.