DENVER, CO. February 5, 2015 T3Media, Inc. the leader in title management, delivery and monetization services for media and entertainment companies, announced today the appointment of Mark Pougnet to the joint role of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
Pougnet joins from software provider Front Porch Digital where he led the successful sale of the business to Oracle in September 2014. He has over 30 years of experience in the broadcast, financial and technology industries, having held executive financial and operational positions at companies such as Avaya, Paramount Pictures and Copan.
Pougnet joins Harris Morris who was recruited as CEO of T3Media in September 2014 from Harris Broadcast. Together they are spearheading a new strategic vision for the title management and delivery business as the market for these services surges, consumption on new platforms increases, and content owners search for streamlined options to unlock the true value of their content.
Harris Morris, CEO of T3Media, said: “Mark’s knowledge of the technology and financial markets coupled with his roots in the TV industry will be instrumental as we take T3Media onto the next level of growth. Together we will direct the evolution of our platform to enable broadcasters and content owners to fully realize the value of their content.”
Pougnet, who has developed strong relationships with the investment community, has led multiple highly successful rounds of funding and M&A transactions, and has taken a company public. Pougnet holds a master’s degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Natal in South Africa, and he is a certified public accountant.
Mark Pougnet, COO and CFO of T3Media, said: “I am very excited to be joining T3Media at a time when the industry is going through such rapid evolution and growth. Our strategy for the growth of T3Media will give content owners innovative options to monetize their content as we continue to build strategic partnerships with international broadcasters.”
T3Media is the leader in title management, delivery and monetization services for media and entertainment companies. We provide one of the world’s-largest managed video and metadata platforms as a cloud-based service, reducing or eliminating the impact of people intensive processes, legacy hardware and monolithic software on our customers as they transition to digital. For over a decade, T3Media has provided video content owners including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Fox International Channels, Fox Sports, Paramount Pictures, National Geographic and the NCAA® with services and technologies that enable them to thrive in the digital world. For more information, please visit www.t3media.com.