Dan Marshall Joins Signiant to Lead Global Sales

Date: 04/05/2021
Dan Marshall Joins Signiant to Lead Global Sales

Signiant Inc. today announced that Dan Marshall has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Revenue Officer. Reporting directly to CEO Margaret Craig, Marshall is now responsible for driving all of the company's global sales activities. He assumed the role on May 3, 2021.


"Dan's knowledge of the industry and his relationships with key customers are second to none," said Craig. "I'm thrilled to welcome him to the leadership team and the timing is perfect. Signiant's market momentum continues to accelerate, driven by SaaS products that solve mission-critical problems today while laying the groundwork for a much broader platform vision going forward. As a trusted advisor to media executives around the world, Dan will jumpstart our ability to deliver the Signiant message and engage with the industry at a strategic level.”


Marshall brings many years of experience building and driving high-performance, customer-centric sales organizations in the media technology sector. He joins Signiant from Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he led several large teams involved in implementing media workflows in the cloud. Marshall joined AWS in 2015 via its acquisition of Elemental Technologies, a pioneer in multi-screen video streaming technologies, where he led the sales organization from the start-up phase through to market leadership. Prior to Elemental he managed sales and other customer-facing functions for Omneon, where he played a pivotal role in growing a global business that transformed the video server and storage market.


Commenting on his move to Signiant, Marshall points to the highly differentiated nature of Signiant's cloud-native SaaS platform. "During my time at AWS I was deeply involved in conceptualizing and implementing the next-generation media supply chain, and I want to continue to play an active role in supporting customers on that journey. Building on a foundation of widely-deployed transport optimization technology, Signiant is the only media tech company that is pursuing a true platform strategy. This approach allows us to deliver even greater value to our customers we're driving down TCO by delivering economies of scale, reduced complexity, and agile, efficient workflows.I know these are the things that matter to media enterprises in today's challenging environment, and I'm excited to join an innovative, entrepreneurial software organization that is already on a high-growth trajectory."


Long established within the M&E industry for optimizing the transfer of large files over IP networks, Signiant's role in the media technology stack has expanded dramatically in recent years. In today's hybrid cloud, multi-cloud world, the company's Software Defined Content Exchange (SDCX) platform provides the connective fabric between globally distributed content repositories both within and between media companies of all sizes. In addition to providing fast, secure access to media assets regardless of storage type and location, this increasingly involves management of information about the assets.


"The recently announced acquisition of Lesspain Software is an important milestone in the Signiant story," adds Marshall. "By expanding the value proposition beyond file transfer into adjacent media-centric capabilities, we're delivering on a unique and compelling vision of the future that aligns with emerging customer needs.


About Signiant:

Signiant's enterprise software provides people and systems with fast, reliable, secure global access to valuable media assets regardless of storage type or location. Our cloud-native Software Defined Content Exchange (SDCX) SaaS platform anchors the next-generation media technology stack, optimizing content flow within and between more than 50,000 media companies of all sizes. From content creation through distribution, Signiant plays a mission-critical role in file-based workflows and cloud upload/download across the media supply chain. For more information, please visit http://www.signiant.com.




Tags: AWS | Signiant | appointment
Submitted by Bubble Agency (Bubble Agency)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Elemental Technologies - AWS acquisition at NAB 2016

    Elemental Technologies - AWS acquisition at NAB 2016

  • Signiant at IBC2011

    Signiant at IBC2011


Related Shows
  • KitPlusTV summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 29th March 2021

    KitPlusTV summarise the Broadcast and Pro Video News 29th March 2021


Related Articles
  • Using Modern Technology at Envy Provides a View into the Future of Post Production

    Using Modern Technology at Envy Provides a View into the Future of Post Production

  • More than just software - SaaS is a relationship

    More than just software - SaaS is a relationship

  • MEDIAPRO leads across the audiovisual value chain

    MEDIAPRO leads across the audiovisual value chain

  • IBC 2019 Question Time

    IBC 2019 Question Time

  • The Latest Trend in Cloud Ingest Portals

    The Latest Trend in Cloud Ingest Portals

  • Remote Teams and Talent

    Remote Teams and Talent

  • The Pitfalls of Online File Sharing and Sending Services

    The Pitfalls of Online File Sharing and Sending Services

  • Speed in a Changing Media Landscape

    Speed in a Changing Media Landscape

  • Class - Treat your virtual machines like cattle

    Class - Treat your virtual machines like cattle

  • Mr Cloud, as much about cashflow balance as technology

    Mr Cloud, as much about cashflow balance as technology

  • Peter Savage looks at corporate entertainment

    Peter Savage looks at corporate entertainment

  • New Solutions for Accelerated and Secure Movement of High-Value Content

    New Solutions for Accelerated and Secure Movement of High-Value Content

  • Transforming Post Production With Content Supply Chain Management

    Transforming Post Production With Content Supply Chain Management

  • Five Best Practices for Securing Your Content during Collaboration

    Five Best Practices for Securing Your Content during Collaboration

  • Common Questions on the Topic of Distribution and Delivery

    Common Questions on the Topic of Distribution and Delivery


News
Calrec exclusively partners with Protel in New Zealand Posted: 29/06/2022
Calrec exclusively partners with Protel in New Zealand

Calrec, a leading designer and supplier of broadcast audio mixing consoles and equipment, has announced Protel as its exclusive technology partner and distributor in New Zealand.

Tags: audio | audio networking | AoIP | new zealand | audio consoles
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
MovieLabs Launches 2030 Showcase Program to Help Advance Strategic Growth in the Media and Entertainment Industry Posted: 29/06/2022
MovieLabs Launches 2030 Showcase Program to Help Advance Strategic Growth in the M and amp;E Industry

MovieLabs, the technology joint venture of the major Hollywood motion picture studios, has launched the 2030 Showcase Program to recognize organizations in the Media & Entertainment industry that are applying emerging cloud and production technologies to advance the industry in reinventing the media creation ecosystem and to help realize the MovieLabs 2030 Vision and its goals of enhanced efficiency and interoperability.

Tags: Showcase | IBC | strategic growth
Submitted by PRComs
More from this author
ShotDeck Recreations Contest Returns Posted: 28/06/2022
ShotDeck Recreations Contest Returns

Bigger competition. Bigger bragging rights. Bigger prizes.

The ShotDeck™ Recreations contest returns July 1 through July 31, 2022.

Tags: cinematography | cinematographer | cinema | shot | color | contest | lawrence sher | ASC | ASC cinematographer
Submitted by Lewis Communications
More from this author
TWIST IST Ties the Knot With JVC Professional Video Posted: 28/06/2022
TWIST IST Ties the Knot With JVC Professional Video

GY-HC900 and KY-PZ100 PTZ CONNECTED CAM™ Cameras Provide Flexible, High-quality Solutions for Integration at New Wedding Facility

Tags: JVC Professional Video | PTZ Camera | Integration Solutions
Submitted by D. Pagan Communications
More from this author
IBC2022 Announces Headline Speakers and New Content Initiatives as Excitement Builds Around Live Return Posted: 28/06/2022
IBC2022 Announces Headline Speakers and New Content Initiatives as Excitement Builds Around Live Return

With IBC Show set to return to the RAI Amsterdam this September after two years of virtual formats, IBC (International Broadcasting Convention) today announces a world-class line-up of headline speakers and a partnership-led approach to bringing more innovative content to the show and driving new advances across the media, entertainment and technology industry.

Tags: IBC2022
Submitted by Platform Comms
More from this author
Ikegami Europe Announces Unicam UHK-X750 4K-UHD HDR Studio Camera Posted: 28/06/2022
Ikegami Europe Announces Unicam UHK-X750 4K-UHD HDR Studio Camera

Ikegami Electronics (Europe) announces a major addition to its range of broadcast production cameras. Introduced at the April 2022 NAB Show in Las Vegas and now confirmed for the EAME market, the UHK-X750 is a full studio/OB camera optimised for fixed-mount operation on a pedestal or tripod. Integrated into a robust metal housing designed to ensure extreme ruggedness, it includes high frame-rate capture for slow motion applications, global shutter sensors and versatile connectivity.

"The UHK-X750 is intended for production studios and outside broadcast service providers seeking high mastering quality to maximise the commercial longevity of their productions," comments Ikegami Electronics (Europe) Broadcast & Professional Video Division manager Michael Lätzsch. "It offers all the advanced capabilities of Ikegami's flagship Unicam UHK-X700 except for those that apply to portable shoulder operation. Distinguishing elements of the UHK-X750 include a lower centre-of-gravity and easier staging compared to a portable camera."

Tags: Ikegami Electronics | broadcast cameras | 4K HDR video monitors | optical camera links | medical imaging equipment | 4K hybrid base station | 4K EFP cameras | 4K studio cameras | 8K EFP cameras | 8K studio cameras | optical camera links | IP camera links | CCUs | OB v
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
More from this author
Mo-Sys announces new StarTracker Mini and StarTracker Max as company reveals exciting new development path Posted: 28/06/2022
Mo-Sys announces new StarTracker Mini and StarTracker Max as company reveals exciting new development path

Mo-Sys Engineering, a world leader in Virtual Production solutions, remote production and image robotics, has today announced plans to introduce two new StarTracker products together with an innovative exchange programme. The introduction of StarTracker Mini will expand the Mo-Sys range, increasing its market reach to a new generation of Virtual Production creators, while StarTracker Max enables Mo-Sys to bring forward its improved camera tracking technology for professional broadcast and cinematic use.

Tags: StarTracker | StarTracker Mini | StarTracker Max | Camera Tracking | Streaming | YouTube | Virtual Production | Broadcast | Cinematography | Professional Tracking | Tracking technology
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Top Honor for Women in Media WIM + ZEISS Altitude Awards Goes to Eszter Csepeli, HCA Posted: 28/06/2022
Top Honor for Women in Media WIM + ZEISS Altitude Awards Goes to Eszter Csepeli, HCA

ZEISS hosted the Women in Media WIM + ZEISS Altitude Awards Ceremony on June 9 to celebrate the recipients of the prestigious annual honors. Held at Cine Gear Expo in the Los Angeles Convention Center, the air was thick with anticipation as the auditorium filled with nominees, WIM members, and guests.

Tags: Zeiss | lenses | optics | cinema optics | resolution | frame rate | shutter speed | aperture adjustment | autofocus | broadcast | film | video | film | television | production | streaming | cinematographers | videographers | cinematography | filmmaking | ASC | director of pho
Submitted by Lewis Communications
More from this author
Professional Tiffen Filters for DJI Mini 3 Pro Drone Posted: 27/06/2022
Professional Tiffen Filters for DJI Mini 3 Pro Drone

Tiffen’s 3-Filter Neutral Density Kit for the DJI Mini 3 Pro offers a simple professional method of controlling the lighting conditions while operating this popular drone. Using Tiffen’s lightweight filters helps manage the camera aperture for ideal exposure without color shift.

Tags: Lighting | local 728 | lighting design | light | cinematography | digital cinematography | director of photography | cinema | commercial | music video | phosphor lighting | led | lightbridge | pipelines | area 48 | Lumix S1H | reflector | cine | production | Force 7
Submitted by Lewis Communications
More from this author
CIO Once Again Adds Cobalt Iron to Its List of 10 Best Cyber Security Companies Posted: 24/06/2022
CIO Once Again Adds Cobalt Iron to Its List of 10 Best Cyber Security Companies

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced that for the second year in a row it has been named one of CIO's 10 Best Cyber Security Companies of 2022. This distinction is thanks to the Cobalt Iron Compass® enterprise SaaS backup platform, which delivers intelligent data backup at massive scale while making the backup infrastructure impervious to cyberattacks.

Tags: Cobalt Iron Compass | Cyber Security
Submitted by Wall Street Communications
More from this author
KILOVIEW Expands its NDI Ecosystem for Supporting End-to-End IP Video Transmission and Production Posted: 24/06/2022
KILOVIEW Expands its NDI Ecosystem for Supporting  End-to-End IP Video Transmission and Production

KILOVIEW is expanding its family of Network Device Interfacem(NDI)-compliant solutions with the introduction of its new NDI Recorder, which joins the company’s growing ecosystem of IP-based hardware and software video encoding, decoding, conversion, switching and streaming technologies.

Tags: kiloview | ndi | core | recorder | encoders | decoders
Submitted by
More from this author
Broadcast Pix Mixes Future Technology with the Past for Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean Posted: 24/06/2022
Broadcast Pix Mixes Future Technology with the Past  for Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean

The Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean has built its reputation by combining historical exhibits with social commentary to tell the story of this rich basin of civilization. The Museum recently enhanced its storytelling capabilities with the addition of a Broadcast PixMX Hybrid Integrated Production Solution.

Tags: broadcast pix | ip | gx hybrid | software | streaming | museum | MUCEUM | france
Submitted by
More from this author
Clear-Com Sponsors AVIXA Women Council Breakfast at InfoComm 2022 Posted: 24/06/2022
Clear-Com Sponsors AVIXA Women and rsquo;s Council Breakfast at InfoComm 2022

Clear-Com®, a global leader in voice communications systems, was a first-time sponsor of the popular annual AVIXA Women’s Council Breakfast at the InfoComm 2022 trade show. A long-time supporter of Rise, a group promoting gender diversity within the Broadcast and media technology industry, Clear-Com is now adding their support to the AVIXA Women’s Council, focused on supporting women in the professional AV industry.

Tags: clear-com | arcadia | avixa | infocomm
Submitted by
More from this author
Imperfections Make the Perfect Addition to Maxon Capsules Posted: 24/06/2022
Imperfections Make the Perfect Addition to Maxon Capsules

As part of the company’s continuing effort to add value to its subscription offerings, Maxon is pleased to announce the addition of 50+ 4K premium tiled textures to the Maxon Capsules collection, designed to bring photorealism to artists’ renderings by adding minor flaws to the surfaces of 3D objects. The greyscale maps feature a mix of scratches, dust specs, smudges, fingerprints, hairs, residue, isolated fingerprints, all scanned from real surfaces and meticulously tiled. The Surface Imperfections Volume 1 texture library was created by David Gruwier and has been licensed by Maxon for immediate royalty-free use by all Cinema 4D and Maxon One subscribers.

Tags: Maxon | Maxon Capsules | Cinema 4D | Surface Imperfections | VFX
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 Posted: 24/06/2022
Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 includes an adjustable touchscreen screen for easier framing of shots, a larger battery for longer shooting without needing to charge or change batteries, as well as support for an optional electronic viewfinder. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 has the latest Blackmagic generation 5 color science and retains the popular cinematic Super 35 HDR image sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range, dual native ISO and EF lens mount from the previous model.

Tags: Blackmagic Design | Announcement | camera
Submitted by Blackmagic Design
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>