M2A Media, leading innovators in cloud-based live video solutions, today confirmed the appointment of Matthew Postgate as non-executive director to its board of directors.
Formerly Chief Technology and Product Officer for the BBC, Matthew joins the M2A Media board of directors to provide independent insight and help shape the company’s strategic direction.
At the BBC Matthew was responsible for the corporation’s technology and systems, and the range of digital products and initiatives enjoyed by BBC audiences. This included BBC iPlayer, apps and websites for BBC News, Sport and Children’s. It also included the BBC’s world-class Research & Development team.
Prior to this Matthew was Controller, Research & Development at the BBC. He was part of the management team that launched BBC iPlayer and was in charge of BBC mobile where he was responsible for building the corporation’s world leading mobile services.
Before joining the BBC, Matthew worked as a telecommunication consultant, was the director of an internet infrastructure start-up and worked at a digital strategy agency for clients including the Royal Mail, BT, Lloyds TSB, Visa and Qinetiq.
Matthew will join the M2A board of directors comprising: CEO and Co-founder, Marcus Box, Co-founder and non-executive director, Marina Kalkanis, CCO, Matt Hughes, CTO, David Holroyd, CFO, Sam Hewitt, CDO, Leon Box, non-executive director and chair, Leslie Hurst and non-executive director, Chris Ross.
Marcus Box, Co-founder and CEO, M2A Media said, “Matthew brings exceptional leadership experience to the M2A board of directors. Having driven product innovation for the BBC he will provide invaluable strategic insight and independent oversight. We are delighted to welcome him to M2A at such an exciting time in the company’s growth.”
Matthew Postgate added: “In a very short space of time, Marina, Marcus and the team at M2A Media have achieved a great deal; developing market-leading products that are supporting innovation for a who’s who of brands in the broadcast space. It is an honour to be joining the M2A board of directors and I look forward to supporting their ambitions further.”
About M2A Media
M2A Media is a cloud media services company with software engineering at its core. We help rights owners and broadcasters distribute their live and on-demand video. Our approach is to build innovative software tooling on top of AWS Elemental Media Services enabling efficient operational delivery.
We’re all about embracing the power of the cloud for video distribution and cost-effective, flexible workflows. We have that rare mix of savvy software engineering and bullet-proof operational support. It is this combined expertise that places us at the forefront of innovation in cloud-based video delivery. Our products; M2A CONNECT andM2A LIVE are trusted by global broadcasters and sports rights owners including DAZN, Britbox, ITV, Channel 4 and ATP Media.
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