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VITEC Taps Industry Innovator, Eric Deniau, to Lead Research & Development Operations as Chief Technology Officer

VITEC Taps Industry Innovator, Eric Deniau, to Lead Research & Development Operations as CTO

VITEC announced that Eric Deniau has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Philippe Wetzel, CEO, VITEC, said, “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.”  

The pace of innovation that is taking place in IPTV is accelerating as organisations across industries elevate their dependence on video streaming. Over 93% 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% indicating that video directly contributes to the achievement of important organisational 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.” 

Eric 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. Eric received an Engineering degree in Telecommunications from CentraleSupelec in Paris and an MSc in Communication Engineering from Imperial College in London. He has co-authored more than 20 international patent families.

Deniau said, “VITEC is a market leader, and the company is poised for growth as the demand for business video applications across enterprise networks expands. 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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