An expansion of its senior management team has been announced by SeaChange International. Paul Crann has been appointed senior vice president of product management and solutions architecture, and Mitchell Chun becomes senior vice president of business development. In these newly created positions, Crann and Chun report to chief operating officer Ed Terino.
Jay Samit, CEO, SeaChange said, “SeaChange continues to sharpen its core competencies in software product creation and market delivery for our video service provider customers through top talent like Paul and Mitchell. I’m pleased to welcome Paul to our family and congratulate Mitchell on his promotion. Their focus on optimising internal resources and expanding strategic alliances globally will strengthen SeaChange’s core market performance and enable us to establish our software innovations with broadcasters and emerging OTT providers.”
Crann comes to SeaChange from BTI Systems, a software-driven network solutions provider for telecommunications and content service providers, where he was SVP of product marketing and business development. His career focus on product execution and business development included senior roles with Ascend Communications, AT&T, Avici Systems, BigBand Networks and Omnipoint Communications.
Chun joined SeaChange as VP, business development upon the acquisition of Timeline Labs in February 2015, bringing the company over 20 years of technology and media business development experience.
As SVP, business development, Chun’s responsibilities
now span evaluation and execution of technology and distribution alliances to strengthen SeaChange’s offerings to new geographies and market sectors.