Friend MTS - the Anti-Piracy Experts

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 Friend

Chief Executive Officer

As Founder and CEO of the company, Jonathan has created one of the world’s leading anti piracy companies. Widely recognised as a pre eminent thought leader in the field, his strategic vision has grown the company from a UK-based business with two employees to an international business with offices around the world.

Simon Williamson

Chief Commercial Officer

Based in Philadelphia, USA, Simon Williamson is responsible for driving Friend MTS’ worldwide business growth. He has deep, senior level management experience across sales and marketing functions, including at successful technology startups and giants in the media industry.

Brad Parobek

Senior Vice President Sales Americas

As Senior Vice President Sales Americas, Brad heads up current operations within North and South America to drive overall strategy and regional growth. He has deep experience of working in complex environments across the cable, telco and broadcasting industries.

Simon Hanna

Regional Vice President, EMEA

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.

Chris White

Operations Director

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.

Mark Scotter

Financial Director

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.

 

Darren Staples

Engineering Director

Darren joined Friend MTS in 2006 and, as Engineering Director, has overall responsibility for Friend MTS’ engineering function, including the firm’s software, hardware and service support technologies. Prior to joining FMTS, Darren had many years’ experience within the software and electronics industry sectors.

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Friend MTS Limited
Eleven Brindleyplace, 2 Brunswick Square
Birmingham
B1 2LP
United Kingdom

UK: +44 121 633 2000
USA: +1 646 568 6100