Matthew Postgate, former BBC chief technology and product officer, is joining cloud-based live video solution company M2A Media as a non-executive director.
He joins the company to provide independent insight and help shape its strategic direction.
At the BBC Postgate was responsible for the corporation’s technology and systems, as well as its range of digital products and initiatives such as BBC iPlayer.
He was also previously controller, research and development at the BBC, and was part of the management team that launched BBC iPlayer.
Marcus Box, co-founder and CEO, M2A Media said, “Matthew brings exceptional leadership experience to the M2A board of directors. Having driven product innovation for the BBC he will provide invaluable strategic insight and independent oversight. We are delighted to welcome him to M2A at such an exciting time in the company’s growth.”
Postgate added: “In a very short space of time, Marina, Marcus and the team at M2A Media have achieved a great deal; developing market-leading products that are supporting innovation for a who’s who of brands in the broadcast space. It is an honour to be joining the M2A board of directors and I look forward to supporting their ambitions further.”