Freesat appoints Product Technology director
James Strickland will be joining Freesat as the director of product and technology from Cisco, where he was director of IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) Business Development for Europe and emerging markets. James has extensive experience in product marketing, management and business development, working for companies such as OpenTV (the "platform" used by BSkyB Digiboxes) and Pace Micro Technology.
Emma Scott, Freesat's MD said "James brings a wealth of experience from a range of fields, and is well-placed to help Freesat in the next stages of its development."
At Freesat, James will play a key role in developing, implementing and managing Freesat's digital receiver strategy.