BEVERLY HILLS, CA — Ateliere Creative Technologies (www.ateliere.com), the developer of a cloud-native content supply chain and distribution platform, has appointed Heather Wells head of global customer support and Sonny Sandel as and head of global professional services. Both Vubiquity and Lionsgate have adopted the company’s flagship cloud-native product, Ateliere Connect, to manage the media supply chain in the cloud.
Photo (L-R) Sonny Sandel and Heather Wells
In her new role, Wells will be responsible for leading Ateliere’s customer support team. With a background in digital video supply chains and 20-plus years of leadership experience across Disney+, Netflix, Amazon Video, StarzPlay, Redbox and MGM Studios, she has a long history of successfully establishing strategic partnerships and building collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams in pursuit of a common goal.
Sandel brings more than 13 years of IT leadership experience and deep expertise in digital asset management to his new role. He previously held a senior director role at Cognizant, where he led over 200 technology consultants to implement enterprise content management systems and served as a thought leader for digital asset management, regularly writing white papers, speaking at conferences and consulting clients. At Ateliere, he will work with customers to define innovative new ways to deliver content and get them up and running as fast as possible.
“Ateliere is a customer-first company. Everything we do, we do with the intention of making our customers' lives easier by solving their problems,” says Dan Goman, CEO at Ateliere. “We pride ourselves on being true collaborative partners with our customers, not just a vendor. With the additions of Heather and Sonny, we’re able to better serve our growing customer base with world class support and professional services, making their transition to the cloud even more seamless.”