thePlatform makes executive hires

White-label video publishing firm thePlatform has appointed former CEO and founder of Vortex Consulting Partners, John Frankovich, as Vice President of consulting services.

At the same time, the company said it has promoted Chris Drake to vice president of business development. Previously, Drake was executive director, responsible for global business development and pay TV business strategy and sales.

Frankovich joins after more than six years at Vortex Consulting Partners, a firm that merges user experience, business analysis and software development to create custom software solutions.

Prior to that, he was CEO and co-owner of the Ramp Technology Group and senior vice president of Capgemini – a management consulting, technology outsourcing, and professional services firm.

Frankovich will report to Jamie Miller, COO and CFO at thePlatform, while Drake will continue to report to Marty Roberts, senior vice president of sales and marketing at thePlatform.