Ownzones names former Fox technology chief as CTO

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

Ownzones hires former Verizon Media exec Capstraw as chief revenue officer

Cloud-based video supply chain company Ownzones has announced the appointment of Rick Capstraw as its new chief revenue officer. The exec will be charged with leading the global sales organisation of the company and accelerating its worldwide growth.  Capstraw joins from Verizon Media Platform where he served as the global head of sales. He has […]

Ownzones names new chief commercial officer

Cloud-based content supply chain platform Ownzones has named Rick Phelps as chief commercial officer to  lead sales strategy, business developmentas the company continues to expand internationally. Phelps previously served  as senior vice president of sales at Deluxe Entertainment Services Group where he led go-to-market strategy across sales development and customer success. Prior to Deluxe, Phelps […]

Ownzones extends integration with GrayMeta

Cloud video platform provider Ownzones has extended its integration with data specialist GrayMeta support the use of GrayMeta data in Onwzones’ cloud-native media supply chain solution, Connect. According to Ownzones, the integration of data created by the GrayMeta Platform using machine learning and AI improves content searchability for content libraries, making it easier to customize […]

Cannabis OTT channel 420TV names Lee and general manager

Douglas Lee has been named as general manager of 420TV, the new OTT TV channel focusing on entertainment, news and lifestyle content about cannabis that is backed by online video distributor Ownzones Media Network. Lee, who negotiated the deal that created 420TV on behalf of Ownzones and has been the architect of the channel’s programming, […]

Zoomin.TV and Ownzones agree app and content deal

OTT entertainment and technology provider Ownzones has struck a three-year partnership deal with MTG-owned online video network Zoomin.TV. Under the agreement Zoomin.TV will create content for Ownzones’ media content and network platforms, while Ownzones will build at least 10 dedicated mobile and over-the-top (OTT) Zoomin.TV apps. Ownzones will use Zoomin.TV’s experience in producing gen Z-targeted […]

Ownzones names chief security officer and SVP, operations

OTT entertainment and technology provider Ownzones has named Rob Hopps as its chief security officer and senior vice-president of operations. In this new role, Hopps will be charged with overseeing all information security, infrastructure and technology operations at Ownzones. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Beverly Hills, California and was appointed by Ownzones […]

Ownzones launches Best Westerns Ever SVOD channel

OTT TV provider Ownzones has launched a subscription video-on-demand channel dedicated to westerns, available via Amazon’s platform or Ownzones’s OS and Android platforms. The launch of Best Westerns Evern follows Ownzones launch of vintage TV series channel Best TV Ever. The new service will provide access to about 400 titles for a monthly fee of […]

Ownzones names Paywizard exec as business development chief

OTT TV technology provider Ownzones has named Serge Vaguine as senior vice-president, business development. In this new post Vaguine will be tasked with increasing the company’s worldwide distribution platform services and technology offerings. He previously served as vice-president, sales at subscriber management and billing specialist Paywizard Group. He also previously worked for Amino Communications as […]

Ownzones appoints former Netflix executive

Over-the-top entertainment and technology company, Ownzones Media Network, has appointed former Netflix exec Nick Nelson as its head of product innovation. Nelson will oversee the innovation of Ownzones’ suite of products and services and will report to chief technology officer Aaron Sloman. He will be based in Los Angeles. “We are thrilled that Nick has […]