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Globecast hires Chris Pulis as CTO for Americas

Solutions provider Globecast has hired Chris Pulis as its new chief technology officer (CTO) for the Americas, effective immediately. 

Pulis joins with 25 years of experience in business and technology operations, most recently working as VP, product strategy, at digital technology consultancy Diamond in Los Angeles. He has also held senior positions at Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Ascent Media Group and ReelzChannel Television Network.

In this new role, Pulis is responsible for all technical aspects for the Americas including “establishing Globecast’s vision and growth through the use of technical resources”. In particular, Pulis will be charged with developing technology applications for customers, providing leadership to operations line managers, negotiating with clients, and developing and overseeing the strategy for representation in major industry technology groups.

He reports to Eddie Ferraro, MD Globecast Americas, who said: “As a market-leading media services provider in an industry that’s experiencing continued major change, we never want to be stagnant; we always want to be focused on growth and technological innovation. This is why Chris is the ideal fit for CTO across the Americas because he has the vision necessary to keep driving us forward and the technical acumen and experience to deliver the solutions our clients expect.”

Pulis said: “We’re seeing significant shifts across the media, entertainment and technology sector, not least the move to cloud playout and alternative affiliate distribution technologies alongside our work with direct-to-consumer social media platforms. I’m excited to be joining Globecast as we continue to grow its role as a modern, multi-faceted media services supplier.”

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