Ateliere assembles advisory board to advance streaming technology
February 17, 2023

Ateliere assembles advisory board to advance streaming technology

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Ateliere Creative Technologies (, a cloud-native content supply chain and distribution platform, recently announced its enhanced advisory board comprised of top entertainment, streaming and technology leaders. The advisory board will participate in guiding Ateliere’s vision of creating a cloud-native platform that manages the entire content workflow – from concept to consumer. The board will also continue to build and strengthen relationships with content and streaming partners to drive growth and expansion. 

The following indivduals are members of the advisory board:

- Bill Admans, chairman of Ateliere’s advisory board, formerly COO of Ateliere, and executive at Netflix and Dolby
- Wendy Aylsworth, governor, Academy Television Arts & Sciences, former WB executive, Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award for Engineering (2018)
- Mitchell Berman, former HBO, E! executive 
- Jon Bond, CEO of Signal Hill Acquisition Company, co-founder KBS (Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners)
- Jon Christian, executive vice president, Qvest.US
- Naomi Climer CBE, former president of media cloud services at Sony
- Chris Cookson, former president of Sony Pictures Technologies and Warner Bros. Technical Operations, Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award for Engineering (2013)
- Vince Pizzica, former Technicolor executive, chairman of Bebop Technology
- Leon Silverman, industry advisor, former Netflix and Disney executive
- Barry Zegel, governor, Academy Television Arts & Sciences, former CBS executive 
Streaming services are thought to be the future of media distribution, and Ateliere delivers an integrated approach to using cloud technology to transform the media and streaming supply chain on a global level. By creating an advisory board with top business leaders in entertainment, advertising and technology, Ateliere is focused on improving the content creation experience and solving industry challenges. This includes driving efficiency through an end-to-end workflow platform, automating the mundane tasks of content creation and QC, deduplicating content, and expanding content distribution to more endpoints without compromising artistic intent.
“With explosive growth in 2022, Ateliere is moving rapidly into the next phase of our business lifecycle,” says Dan Goman, CEO of Ateliere. “It’s more important than ever to have industry leaders collaborate with us on these strategic innovations to continue furthering the industry and Ateliere. Our partners and clients seek seamless experiences, and the advisory board is positioned to accelerate our business and reinvent the media supply chain with their industry experience and mindsets.” 
"Content creators strive to bring their vision to the screen for audiences to share and enjoy,” says Chris Cookson, Ateliere advisory board member and former president of Sony Pictures Technologies and Warner Bros. Technical Operations. “Technology today can vastly simplify and streamline the mechanics and costs of this creative process. Ateliere is uniquely positioned for its mission to empower creators to leverage these technologies to realize and share these visions as never before possible. I look forward to teaming with my fellow board members to expand Ateliere’s reach and power to aid the creative process truly from concept to consumer.”
A Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award winner for engineering, Cookson’s innovation in broadcast, movie and streaming technologies has led to over 30 patents that impact the industry, from the technology used to create content, to how audiences experience it on screens and devices everywhere.
Jon Bond, known for his work as co-founder of Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners, has also joined Ateliere’s advisory board. He brings an extensive background in the global advertising market to facilitate product development and offerings. Additionally, he is stepping into a crucial role leading global marketing and messaging for Ateliere. 
“Ateliere is leading the charge in technology and innovation for the streaming industry,” says Bond. “It’s exciting to see how the content workflow has improved through automation, collaboration, and de-duplication innovations. I look forward to joining the board to help navigate the company through this next era of streaming.”
The board will oversee key Ateliere committees, including business development, technology and innovation, operations and integration. Board members bring a depth of knowledge and experience from leading global technology and entertainment companies, including CBS, Dolby, E! Entertainment, HBO, NBCUniversal, Netflix, Sony, Walt Disney Studios, and Warner Bros., among others.