Syncbak Hires Technology Veteran Rob Teller as VP of Program Management
Collins Aerospace exec joins other key hires from Fox, Katz, Cox and GoDaddy
NEW YORK — January 31, 2019 — The latest in a series of major announcements from the world’s leading live-local OTT platform, Syncbak today announced the addition of Robert Teller as Vice President of Program Management. In his role, Teller is responsible for ensuring the success and growth of Syncbak’s OTT clients through world class customer management and strategic growth initiatives.
Teller joins Syncbak poised for the customer-centric role. With a strong track record in defining global business strategies and achieving transformational outcomes in the Telecommunications and Avionics industries, most recently as a leader in the Program Management Team at Collins Aerospace, Teller’s experience allows him to hit the ground running.
“Whatever you call it, streaming, over-the-top, OTT, it doesn’t matter, this is the industry of our time,” said Rob Teller. “Joining a team like Syncbak, the leader in live local streaming, quite honestly, is a dream come true” he added.
Syncbak powers over 12 million hours of live-streaming annually. Its core technology, SimpleSync, reaches over 99% of the US population across 208 markets and serves as the backbone for SBTV, its direct-to-consumer OTT app. SBTV recently reached a new milestone with carriage of 142 local stations across 102 DMAs. adSync, the company’s dynamic ad insertion technology, is on pace for 2 billion avails in the forward 12 months.
“We’ve hit an inflection point,” said Jack Perry, founder and CEO of Syncbak. “It’s no longer the question of will OTT work. It works. Now it’s a question of how many players enter the mix. Our technology is virtually ubiquitous, so bringing Rob on board to make sure every partner and potential partner makes the most of our platform just makes sense,” added Perry.
Syncbak is the market leader in live-streaming, powering live OTT on destinations like CBS All Access, Hulu, fuboTV, Sony, Amazon, the NFL, and more. Syncbak’s end-to-end platform, SimpleSync, is used by broadcasters for live-stream transcoding, cloud-based rights resolution, cloud-based DVR, device filtering, geo-location services, content management, stream monitoring, video clipping and dynamic ad insertion.
Syncbak recently expanded its platform with the launch of SBTV. SBTV leverages Syncbak’s industry-leading live stream platform, SimpleSync, and its proprietary live DAI technology, AdSync, to deliver free, hyper-local content to viewers anytime, anywhere. The company was founded in 2009 and has offices in Marion, IA and New York, NY.
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