Ooyala Hires Former DirecTV Exec

David Wilson Named CFO

Ooyala, a Mountain View, Calif.-based firm that specializes in premium video publishing and analytics, has hired David Wilson to chief financial officer.

Wilson, who reports to Ooyala CEO Jay Fulcher, previously served as CFO of DirecTV Broadband and Triumph Communications, a subsidiary of DirecTV. He also spent seven years as EVP and CFO of Alaska Communications Systems, a wireless and wireline data services provider.

"David brings tremendous energy, expertise and experience to Ooyala during a transformative period for our company and the broader industry," Fulcher said, in a statement. "Nearly every industry -- whether it's operators, broadcasters, media companies or enterprises -- relies on video as a means of telling stories, building audiences and connecting with consumers. David's experience and proven track record will be invaluable as we prepare the company to be the clear market leader."

Ooyala’s customers include Telstra, ESPN, Pac-12  Enterprises, Miramax, Bloomberg, Telefonica, Dell, and Yahoo Japan.