LONDON — (Marketwire) — 03/20/12 — IP&TV World Forum — Skytide, the leader in Online Video Management Analytics and sponsor of the IP&TV World Forum, today announced that it has appointed Dr. Hamid Bahadori as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering. A 24-year veteran of the software industry, Bahadori has held senior management positions at web analytics, business intelligence and performance management providers, designing and managing large-scale product architectures and applications.
Prior to Skytide, Bahadori served as Vice President of Product Development and Hosted Operations for Adaptive Planning, Inc. He has also served as Vice President of Engineering and Hosted Operations at Webtrends, as well as Vice President of Engineering at Coremetrics (acquired by IBM). Other past positions include: Founder & CEO of Kooh10 Technology, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Actuate, Senior Director of Engineering at Oracle and Senior Staff Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
“We’re excited to add Hamid to our management team at this pivotal phase of our company’s growth,” said Michael O’Donnell, Skytide’s President & CEO. “His technical leadership and vision will enable Skytide to expand upon the success of our industry-leading CDN analytics solution and to introduce new applications across the broader digital media and big data ecosystems.”
Bahadori received a PhD in Computer Science and a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to his graduate studies, Bahadori received Bachelor of Science degrees from Purdue University in Computer Engineering and Math.
“I’m delighted to join Skytide,” said Bahadori. “The rise of online video and big data is creating a lot of market disruption and I believe that Skytide’s core technology and domain expertise position it well to capitalize on this disruption.”
Skytide, the leader in Online Video Management Analytics, provides content delivery providers and digital media companies with the most complete operational view of their streaming video businesses, delivering the information necessary to make better-informed business decisions. Skytide is venture-backed and works with leading digital media and technology companies including: British Telecom, Broadpeak, Cisco, Clear Channel Communications, Ericsson, HP, Juniper Networks, Tata Sky, Telecom Argentina, Telecom Italia, Telefonica and Telstra.