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Xstream Appoints Global Chief Sales Officer

Copenhagen, Denmark(29 Jan 2015)

Xstream, the premium provider of OTT and TV Everywhere services and vendor of the award winning video management system, Xstream MediaMaker™ has appointed former thePlatform exec, Jan Bertil Dahms, as global Chief Sales Officer to drive growth and further develop and expand the company’s business globally.

Jan Bertil comes to Xstream with 20 years experience and an extensive background in the enterprise software, SaaS, digital media, TV Everywhere and broadcast space. Most recently, Jan Bertil was Sales Director EMEA at thePlatform where he was responsible for expanding business and revenues in Europe. He has also held sales positions at Brightcove and eTracker.

“I’m really pleased to have Jan on our team. Jan’s strong experience in the internet TV industry, broad international experience as well as his in-depth understanding of international markets, industry trends and dynamics, will strengthen our sales team and enable us to respond to the increasing demand for our services globally. I look forward to work with Jan- and with our entire management team as we continue to execute our global growth strategy.” Said Frank Thorup, founder and CEO at Xstream.   

Jan will be based at Xstream’s headquarter in Copenhagen, Denmark and will work close with the senior executive on the global growth strategy to set a footprint across all continents and be the leading supplier of OTT and TV Everywhere services to telcos, cable operators, broadcasters/networks and studios. Jan joins Xstream ON February 1st 2015.

“The transformation of the traditional TV offering into a digital OTT and TV Everywhere service environment is very exciting and being part of a company like Xstream, that embraces the complexity of online video and multi-platform delivery is fantastic. ” Said Jan Bertil Dahms, CSO at Xstream.

About Xstream (
Xstream has been a pioneer in OTT and TV Everywhere since 1999. Drawing on their extensive experience, Xstream works with world-leading Telco’s, cable operators and MSOs. Xstream deliver simpler, smarter OTT TV solutions characterized by superior flexibility, usability, scalability and cost-efficiency. Xstream’s comprehensive and scalable online end-to-end video management solution, Xstream MediaMaker™, offers numerous key modules such as Shop and Payment module, domain control, assets management and analytics. Xstream also offer a suite of outstanding individual services, including: Apps for Connected devices, Ingest, DRM, Transcoding and Encoding.

Xstream works with a wide range of customers like Fuhu/ nabi tablet, Pathé, Canal Digital, SBS Belgium, SBS Discovery, Telenor, Altibox and Spark New Zealand.

Xstream is headquartered from Copenhagen, Denmark and has offices in Los Angeles, Warsaw and Sydney.