Avid Technology recently brought in and promoted a number of individuals to executive positions as part of the company’s strategic growth plan in regards to the cloud and SaaS, including the expansion of Avid’s subscription software business.
One of the new hires is Lior Netzer to the position of senior vice president (SVP) and general manager of Media Platform & Cloud Solutions. Netzer will lead the expansion and growth of Avid’s enterprise media platform portfolio and its overall cloud and SaaS business. He joins Avid with more than 25 years experience and most recently serving as the chief technology officer (CTO) for IoT and Mobile and Akamai.
Kevin Riley is also joining Avid as the new CTO and SVP of Technology and Innovation. Avid highlights Riley’s 25 years-plus of experience with SaaS and subscription business and delivery models, as well as cloud architectures, as key experience for his leadership on steering Avid’s new technology strategy to support digital transformation. Riley joins Avid after having been CTO and executive vice president of Advanaced R&D at Ribbon Communications.