Envivio has hired Matt Smith as vice president, Internet Television.

“We are seeing a significant increase in the demand for multi-screen TV headend solutions and some of the greatest innovation is occurring in the creation of new business models and services that take advantage of delivery over the Internet,” said Julien Signès, president and CEO of Envivio, in a statement. “Service providers and content owners around the world come to Envivio because we help them take advantage of the latest adaptive bitrate streaming technologies and use advanced content preparation and distribution architectures with solutions like our Halo Network Media Processors, 4Caster C4 multi-screen transcoder and the Genesis mezzanine format. Matt’s experience in developing, evaluating and implementing technologies with world class customers will help Envivio extend its leadership role as a pioneer in Over-the-Top IP video delivery.”

Prior to joining Envivio, Smith was vice president and chief systems architect at Inlet Technologies and subsequently an architect at Cisco Systems, following the Inlet acquisition. Previous to Inlet, Smith served as a key video architect for Yahoo!, where he worked on video compression technologies and workflows to execute live events and create other digital media offerings.

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