Verimatrix Appoints CTO

Petr Peterka joins the IP vendor, bringing his expertise from Motorola's Home and Networks Mobility Team

March 9, 2010

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SAN DIEGO -– Verimatrix, setting the standard in security technologies that enhance the value of pay-TV networks, today announced the appointment of Petr Peterka as its new Chief Technology Officer. Petr joins Verimatrix as his latest role in an impressive career at the forefront of the San Diego technology and global digital TV scenes.

Prior to joining Verimatrix, Peterka was a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff in the CTO’s office at Motorola’s Home and Networks Mobility Team. His background includes extensive experience with conditional access (CA) and digital rights management (DRM) systems, including work on platforms combining IPTV, DVB-H, iPhone and Android. He has been active with standards organizations including DECE, DLNA CPS, ATIS, SMPTE, Coral, DVB, ITU-T and others, and has worked with Hollywood studios, CableLabs, and the MPAA on content security issues. Earlier in his career, Peterka was with NextLevel Systems and General Instrument. Peterka holds Master’s degrees from both UCSD and the Czech Technical University. He holds nine issued U.S. patents and has more than 25 additional filed patent applications.

Verimatrix Inc.

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