Former Sky and Deutsche Telekom executive Gerry O’Sullivan has joined the board of online video business Piksel.
O’Sullivan has extensive experience in the broadcasting, pay-TV and media sectors having previously worked for the BBC, Fox News, Sky and Deutsche Telekom.
He joins Discovery CTO John Honeycutt, who was appointed to the Piksel board in November of last year.
Speaking of O’Sullivan’s appointment, Piksel CEO Peter Heiland said,“Gerry has worked some of the most senior people in entertainment, news and sports worldwide and offers a unique perspective on how digital content and new technologies can support and create new revenue streams for the business.”
We believe this will assist in providing Piksel and in turn our customers with the global perspective required to succeed in today’s highly dynamic market.”
O’Sullivan added, “I have stated many times that I believe innovation in online video is where the future of the broadcasting and pay-TV business will evolve.
“I am honoured to have been asked to join the Piksel board, and I look forward to working with Peter and the entire executive team.”