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Satish Menon, Kasenna's co-founder and former CTO, has been appointed to the board, and Howard Bubb, chairman and CEO Ambric, also joins
May 5, 2006
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Kasenna, The IPTV Company(TM), a leading provider of video-on-demand (VOD) content and MPEG-4 ready IPTV applications for Triple Play services over broadband networks, today announced the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors. Dr. Satish Menon, co-founder and former chief technology officer of Kasenna, has been appointed to the board, and Howard Bubb, chairman and chief executive officer of Ambric, an early stage fabless semiconductor start-up, also joins as a new board member.
To further expand the company's technology leadership position in the IPTV middleware applications and video server space, Dr. Menon will spearhead the Technical Advisory Board. "The industry is seeing a rapidly growing demand for MPEG-4-based Triple Play IPTV services from global Telecom Service Providers and Cable Operators," said Satish Menon. "I look forward to continuing to drive the vision for Kasenna's technology development to build future generations of advanced video entertainment applications that will offer broadband carriers revolutionary and innovative ways to generate revenue."
Howard Bubb brings a wealth of industry experience to Kasenna from previous executive leadership positions at Intel Corporation, Dialogic, and Lexar. "Kasenna has demonstrated a long and successful history of VOD technology and applications development that places its products among the most widely deployed IPTV infrastructure," said Howard Bubb. "There aren't very many companies in the IPTV space that have such a unique and sustainable technology advantage, and I am very excited to join Kasenna's Board of Directors. Mark Gray, Satish and the rest of the team have done an extraordinary job positioning Kasenna as an acknowledged leader in the video entertainment industry and I look forward to working with them in guiding the company to the next level."
"The Broadband Service Provider market is experiencing a dramatic shift toward the delivery of advanced television and video entertainment services across all global regions," said Mark Gray, chairman and chief executive officer of Kasenna. "I'm very pleased that Kasenna has assembled such a strong Board of Directors. With Satish heading up the Kasenna Technical Advisory Board and the recruitment of Howard Bubb, Kasenna is poised to continue delivering the leading-edge IPTV applications, content and services that have made us a valued partner to major service providers across the globe."
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