Chris Klimmer named CEO of SeaChangeChris Klimmer named CEO of SeaChange
Chris Klimmer named CEO of SeaChange. He has previously served in the president and chief revenue officer roles. Peter Aquino, SeaChange's prior CEO, now serves as executive chairman of the SeaChange board. #pressrelease
September 27, 2023
BOSTON – SeaChange International, Inc. ("SeaChange" or the "Company"), a leading provider of video delivery, advertising, streaming platforms, and emerging Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV services (FAST) development, today announced the promotion of Chris Klimmer to President, CEO and a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately.
As SeaChange's CRO and later President, Klimmer has been instrumental in the turnaround of the Company's operational and financial performance, posting double digit year-over-year revenue growth and positive non-GAAP EBITDA for the first time in nearly a decade. He has spearheaded crucial initiatives to strengthen and renew existing customer engagements, to expand the Company's product and services portfolio with cloud-based streaming and ad insertion tech SaaS offerings, and to close new Tier 1 logos across the globe.
Prior to joining SeaChange Klimmer had headed the Sales department in the Danish OVP pioneer Xstream, which was sold to SeaChange in 2019. Chris holds a PhD in Philosophy and Media Studies from the University of Hamburg. He's an advisor to and angel investor in start-ups in the Biotechnology, ESG, Fintech and Sports data spaces. He resides in Germany with his family and three children.
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