BlackArrow today announced that Michael Pohl has joined the company’s board of directors.??
Pohl currently is a member of the board of directors of Ascent Media, serves as chairman of the board of directors of BigBand Networks and sits on the advisory board for Canoe Ventures. Pohl also served recently as CEO of Jinni Ltd, a search and recommendation service for video content, and remains in an advisory role with the company. In 2008, he was the recipient of the NCTA Vanguard Award.
Pohl’s executive career includes positions as president of the Global Strategies Group at ?C-COR, as chief executive officer at nCUBE Corporation and as interim vice president and general manager of the On Demand Systems Division at ARRIS – following the ARRIS acquisition of C-COR. Among his many contributions was the critical role he played in the creation of the HITS service for satellite delivery of digital signals.