Dynamic ad insertion and “alternate content delivery” specialist This Technology has hired Denise MacDonell to the post of vice president of product management, where she’ll head up the company’s product management team, set product roadmaps and
MacDonnell most recently served as the GM of digital out-of-home for Harris Broadcast. She’s also late of Corel Corp., middleware and video software company Espial, Nortel Networks and MetaSolv Software.
“This Technology has been ahead of the curve with market-defining solutions that provide crucial technology components that help MVPDs and programmers ready their networks to support content delivery on any device,” said MacDonell, in a statement. “The convergence of traditional and IP video has created a real opportunity for new, scalable software products that operators and programmers need today.”
‘“Since our founding, the core focus of the company has been on engineering and innovation, and we have done that in spades,” said Jeffrey Sherwin, This Technology CEO, in a statement. “Denise’s focus will be on enhancing our portfolio by driving continued innovation, streamlining how products are brought to market and ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the vast benefits that This Technology delivers.”
This Technology, founded in 2006, announced in November 2012 that it raised a $7.5 million series A round led by General Catalyst Partners and identified four major customers: Comcast, Verizon Communications, NBCUniversal and ABC.