Sohonet announced the board appointment of Chuck Parker to help guide Sohonet continue its global expansion.
Parker brings a wealth of media and technology experience to the Sohonet board. He spent 15 years at Technicolor where he enjoyed a variety of roles, including: chief commercial officer; president of Technicolor’s digital division; EVP & managing director of Technicolor’s International Home Entertainment division and CIO. Parker is currently the chief revenue officer of Unicorn Media and is the chairman of the 2nd Screen Society.
“We are significantly extending our expertise beyond our renowned Sohonet Media Network to include a range of specialist, media-aware Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings, and Chuck Parker is the ideal person to keep us on track to achieve our ambitious objectives,” Dave Scammell, CEO, Sohonet said. “Chuck is highly regarded as an innovative and particularly engaging industry leader and we are truly delighted to have him on board to help us take full advantage of increasing global demand for our solutions and services.”
Sohonet recently launched a dedicated storage service for the media and entertainment industry. The company also announced the expansion of its Sohonet Media Network to Singapore – an ideal launch point for Sohonet to extend into greater Asia.
“Sohonet has listened very carefully to its customers to develop a range of flexible, cost-effective services that will effectively help media companies meet the many challenges of a demanding digital world, and I look forward to working with the board to significantly increase Sohonet’s footprint on the global stage,” Parker said.