ATEME Continues U.S. Expansion
ATEME has recently made some significant changes to its coverage of the Americas region. Effective March 1, ATEME established its regional headquarters in Miami, FL to cover both Latin America and the Eastern USA. Combined with the company location in Hollywood, CA, the new office will give ATEME presence and strong infrastructure on both US coasts.
ATEME has also added Raul Rivera as director of sales activities for Latin America. Rivera brings years of experience and industry knowledge acquired at Netgem, Minerva and Arris. Rivera brings a perspective of the Telco and cable operator space and the OTT (over the top) video market. OTT is a major driver of ATEME’s growth as the company designs transcoders for web, mobile and TV delivery of both file and live content..
Additionally, Gustavo Marra has recently joined to lead ATEME engineering activities in the entire region. During eight years at TV Globo Marra was directly involved in the roll out of Digital Terrestrial Television in Brazil. Marra will bring key insight from a broadcaster’s perspective as ATEME further deploys its popular ISDB-Tb solutions for HD, SD and 1SEG broadcast in the region. He will also bring valuabe experience of contribution applications, a market where ATEME’s offer includes MPEG-2 all the way to MPEG-4 4:2:2 10 bit and AVC-I encoders and decoders.
With these changes ATEME personnel in the Americas region now sits at 10 employees, a token of the company commitment to and success in the region only two years after incorporation in the USA.