LONDON — Software-defined storage and data management solution provider, Pixitmedia (www.pixitmedia.com), recently welcomed two new additions to its leadership team. Steve Penney joins the company as its new director of strategic technology and innovation. Penney has an extensive and holistic understanding of media system architecture, having led the delivery of multi-petabyte archive migration projects and multi-site, multi-cloud business transformation projects. He will be based in Pixitmedia’s London headquarters and will combine software development, delivery and customer support functions.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Steve to Pixitmedia,” says Barry Evans, CIO and co-founder of Pixitmedia. “He has been instrumental in leading the delivery of cloud architecture for a whole host of recognized industry names, and has worked across the entire breadth of our service; a perfect fit to direct the strategy and execution of our customer-driven developments.”
Also joining Pixitmedia, as its new director of sales and marketing, is Belinda Merritt, who will anchor the company’s North American presence, connecting with US-based partners and customers to provide the media & entertainment industry with premium storage solutions. Merritt has spent over two decades driving robust sales strategies on the ever-changing digital entertainment landscape, using her eye for cutting-edge technology to introduce the industry to a number of groundbreaking workflow solutions.
“Belinda is a fantastic addition to our North American team,” adds CEO and co-founder Ben Leaver. “Many of our clients’ headquarters are based across the Atlantic and I couldn’t think of anyone better to appreciate and develop our relationships in that space.”