Nick Thexton

ProSiebenSat.1 names Nick Thexton as CTO

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has named former YouView and Cisco service provider video technology chief Nick Thexton as its CTO. Thexton, who comes to ProSiebenSat.1 from Inmarsat, where he is currently chief digital and product officer, will take up his new role in June, reporting to CEO Max Conze. He will be part of the […]

YouView ‘re-engineering’ platform to harness power of the web

YouView can do more to harness the power of the web, according to chief technology officer Nick Thexton, who hinted at a major revamp of the YouView platform using cloud technologies. Speaking at the Future of Digital Media Distribution conference in London this morning, Thexton said that over-the-top delivery will be “transformative” for the broadcast […]

YouView appoints Cisco’s Thexton as CTO

UK connected TV platform YouView has appointed Cisco executive, Nick Thexton, as its new chief technology officer.  Thexton, Cisco’s vice president and CTO for its video software solutions group, is due to start his new role on November 3. He takes over from Chris Bramley, who was appointed YouView CTO in September 2011. He joined […]

Cisco urges cloud switch

Operators must embrace the cloud in order to deliver innovative new TV services to customers, according to Cisco’s VP and CTO of its service provider video technology group, Nick Thexton.  Speaking at TV Connect this morning, Thexton said that by moving middleware from a client system to the network itself, TV service providers can start […]