Piksel, a US-based online video platform specialist, has appointed Clive Malcher to the position of vice president of market development.
Malcher joins Piksel from British commercial television network Channel 5 where he was head of technology and operations overseeing the technology strategy and implementation for their digital businesses.
In his new role, Malcher will lead Piksel’s EMEA commercial team and focus on growing the company’s business in the region within the broadcast, telecommunications and cable markets.
Fabrice Hamaide, president of Piksel said: “We are pleased to welcome Clive to the team. Throughout his career, he’s demonstrated a strong combined technical and business focus and has an excellent track record of delivering successful and transformational products and services for leading UK media organisations.”
Clive Malcher said: “In my tenure with Channel 5, I worked closely with Piksel and experienced firsthand the company’s strengths, capabilities, and focus on delivering quality solutions. Now, I am eager to help the broadcast, telco and cable markets understand the value of those characteristics and the huge benefits that the Piksel Palette can bring to this segment.
“As someone with technical grounding and long experience in the world of television, I understand the specific challenges and needs of Piksel’s customers. I want to work with them to develop solutions that meet their requirements and solve the issues they face. This consultative approach is part of Piksel’s ethos and has resulted in the development of the Piksel Palette, a micro-services architecture that enables us to deliver a completely flexible product offering that can adapt to the unique needs and workflows of our customers.”
Malcher holds a Bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from the University of Warwick, and a Master of Science degree in music technology from the University of York.