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Ownzones names former Fox technology chief as CTO

Cloud-based video supply chain specialist Ownzones has named Arjun Ramamurthy as global chief technology officer.

Arjun Ramamurthy

Ramamurthy was most recently the SVP of technology at 20th Century Fox/Disney, responsible for setting the technology direction for motion picture and TV production, post production, digital content processing and downstream distribution, and digital archiving.

At Fox he was also responsible for outlining and defining the next generation workflow throughout the organization, as well as the introduction of new technology and toolsets into production.

He has more than 25 years of experience in the industry and was previously with Deluxe’s EFILM facility. Prior to that, he worked with Warner Bros.’ technical operations and feature animation.

Ramamurthy is a member of SMPTE, IEEE, and has chaired and contributed on a variety of technical committees and standards. He holds several patents in the area of digital image processing and media post production. He is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, a member of the Academy’s Scientific and Technology Council and, a fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

“We are delighted to welcome Arjun to Ownzones where he will play a key role in ensuring our technology stack meets and exceeds customer demands and expectations,” said Dan Goman, CEO, Ownzones.

“People of Arjun’s calibre, experience, and connections appear rarely in the industry and we are enormously excited to be working with him as Ownzones seeks to further build upon its already strong position in the media technology marketplace.”