Our leadership team provides expert knowledge and experience from across the digital and TV industries. Together with our technology engineers and solutions architects they offer with all the tools you need to take back control of your platform, channel or content from the hands of the pirates.
Chief Executive Officer
Shane is responsible for leading the Friend MTS team and global business growth. With a successful history of driving change in the video technology market, Shane previously held executive positions in global technology organisations, and oversaw the growth of his own business from a bootstrapped startup to an FTSE listed company. He is also chair of one of the UK’s largest Technology EoT boards. Shane is based in London, UK.
Chief Product Officer
Jonathan is widely recognized as a preeminent thought leader in the field of content protection technology solutions. His strategic vision has grown the company from a UK-based business with two employees to an international business with offices around the world. A technologist and visionary, he continues to drive growth through the creation of the company’s advanced proprietary solutions. Jonathan is based in London, UK.
Chief Financial Officer
Mark is a qualified accountant (FCCA and ACA) with 10 years’ experience in M&A and fundraising, primarily for technology oriented companies. Since joining Friend MTS he has been involved in both commercial and financial aspects of the business. Mark is based in Birmingham, UK.
Chris combines extensive commercial and technical experience, and he oversees all of the software development and engineering activities within Friend MTS. He also leads the company’s service delivery, including the Client Services, Operations and Professional Services teams. Chris is based in York, UK.
Senior Vice President of Global Sales
Chris leads new business growth at Friend MTS, across all territories and markets. Chris has a strong track record of generating business growth, selling complex cloud-based solutions and services within the Media and Entertainment industry and helping customers implement solutions and strategies to deliver successful business outcomes. Chris is based in London, UK
Senior Vice President of Engineering
With a PhD in image analysis and over twenty years in cyber security, Andy has proven expertise and experience developing and deploying innovative broadcast security solutions around the world. Andy is based in London, UK.
Vice President of Marketing
With over 20 years’ of B2B marketing experience, and a wide knowledge of the sports, media & entertainment industries, Nik is responsible for the Friend MTS Marketing and Communications functions. He is based in London, UK.