• Ashok Seshadri has been appointed director of product and Yogaesh Ramasundaram as director of engineering
Movideo has announced two new director roles to its expanding global leadership team.
As director of product Ashok Seshadri will be based out of the company’s head office in Melbourne and will be responsible for the roadmap of the Movideo Platform and Movideo HUB.
Ashok has been in the technology arena for more than 14 years having worked for Intel, Samsung, and Ooyala. He joins the Movideo team from Ooyala where he was the product lead on the platform side of the business managing the API stack, asset management system (DAM), data model and workflow engine.
Yogaesh Ramasundaram will join the Movideo team as director of engineering, the second of the two newly created roles also based in the Melbourne headquarters. As director of engineering, Ramasundaram will be responsible for the platforms architecture including continually optimising products, solutions, quality and performance.
Yogaesh Ramasundaram offers 11 years of accomplishment-laden experience in the IT industry, having been a part of the engineering leadership team at Ooyala and Samsung Music, Yogaesh brings valuable insight and knowledge about the media space. Most recently, he was a strategic and tactical contributor for the video platform team at Ooyala, managing core platform teams responsible for delivering Yaveo, the Hispanic OTT program from DirecTV and the nextgen, SOA-based, SaaS video platform.
Commenting on the new leadership roles, CEO Tony McGinn said, “We are thrilled to expand our team with talent that have such deep and relevant experience. As a global media-centric SaaS business with our core development resources in Australia, Ashok and Yogaesh are outstanding additions to our awesome multinational development team in Melbourne, straight from the heart of Silicon Valley. Their leadership skills, technical depth and vision will be experienced very soon by our media customers with the rapid development and enhancement of our products and services.”
It has been a year of big announcements and structural development for Movideo thus far. This announcement follows the appointment of Steven Kopec from Turner Broadcasting Inc. as Director of Customer Success in March. Also France’s TV5MONDE announced it was the latest media group to join Disney, Turner, Astro, Samsung, Nextmedia, BHD and SPH on the global Movideo platform solution for OTT.