Eric Deniau Joins VITEC as Chief Technology Officer

Eric Deniau has joined VITEC as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

“IP video streaming continues to grow across all markets as more and more enterprises harness the power of their networks to deliver and manage video traffic,” says Philippe Wetzel, CEO of VITEC.

The pace of innovation that is taking place in IPTV is accelerating as organizations across industries elevate their dependence on video streaming. Over 93 percent of technology executive respondents to a BTR-100 survey commissioned by VITEC report that video traffic flowing over their enterprise networks is growing, with over 85 percent indicating that video directly contributes to the achievement of important organizational objectives.

“Eric will be joining VITEC as CTO to lead technology innovation and R&D efforts worldwide. He has a deep knowledge of software and a sophisticated understanding of hardware products that will enhance the experience and capabilities of VITEC’s talented R&D leadership team. He is tasked with developing the next generation of codecs, ASIC technologies, and software solutions that will power VITEC products for years to come.”

Deniau was most recently with ENENSYS as Chief Technical Officer and has over 30 years of experience in the media industry, including experience managing large software projects for major broadcasters, and has played a major role with the standards communities that have brought interoperable MPEG, DVB and 3GPP technologies to market. He received an Engineering degree in Telecommunications from CentraleSupelec in Paris, an MSc in communication engineering from Imperial College in London. He has co-authored more than 20 international patent families.

“VITEC is a market leader, and the company is poised for growth as the demand for business video applications across enterprise networks expands,” says Deniau. “I am excited to be joining VITEC as the market is rapidly deploying IP streaming solutions to support the demand for video applications.”

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