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.
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, United Kingdom.
John is responsible for creating and managing both the sales and operations across North and South America. With a deep background in broadcast media he’s held a number of executive roles, most recently as Chief Technology Officer of iNDEMAND, where he was responsible for the distribution of premium VOD & PPV entertainment to more than 200 North American TV operators. John is based in Santa Rosa, California.
Simon is a specialist in video delivery platforms for Pay-TV and OTT operators, with more than 20 years’ experience working with major video entertainment operators and primary vendors in the worldwide Pay-TV industry across cable, satellite, and telco customers. He is based in London, United Kingdom.
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, United Kingdom.
Susie leads the HR function, supporting commercial strategy by optimising organisational capabilities, increasing people effectiveness and partnering with other leaders as they successfully navigate through change and growth. Prior to joining Friend MTS, Susie headed up teams at companies including Scripps Networks International, uSwitch.com and Smartodds. She is based in London, United Kingdom.
Skilled in creating collaborative propositions to generate new and profitable revenue streams on a global scale, Dennis is responsible for leading the channel sales programme with partners worldwide for Friend MTS. He is based in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
As General Counsel, Andrew brings over three decades of legal experience in technology, commercial and intellectual property law, with a focus on sports and information technology to Friend MTS. He has acted on many high-profile, complex transactions, been ‘rated’ in the leading legal directories, and led a number of award-winning legal teams, including Commercial Law Firm of the Year. Andrew is based in London.
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, United Kingdom.
As Senior Vice President, Sales & Strategy, Americas, Mike oversees business development for new and current partnerships driving strategic growth in the U.S. and South America. With 25 years of experience, he previously served as Senior Vice President of Partnerships for Super League Gaming / Virtualis Studios. Mike is based in Los Angeles, California.
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