JW Player Appoints Pablo Calamera Chief Technology Officer

Congratulations to EMSTL Advisory Committee Member Pablo Calamera on his appointment to CTO at JW Player, the world’s largest network-independent video platform.   In this role, he will lead the company’s engineering teams and drive market-leading innovations across JW Player’s global business.

“As the original video tech innovator, JW Player changed how the world watched video and connected online,” said Calamera. “Today, that innovation continues to thrive as JW Player expands its business model from video player into more complex data service capabilities. It’s an extremely exciting time to be in the video space and there isn’t a better company to be joining than JW Player.”

“Pablo is a technologist to his core with a 30-year track record of leveraging technology-based solutions to drive business value,” said JW Player CEO Dave Otten. “As we continue to support our customers’ growth, expand globally and lead industry innovation, we need leadership talent with deep experience building products and services from concept to completion for other leading technology companies.”

Prior to joining JW Player, Calamera served as CTO of Vonage, where he was responsible for leading the company’s technology vision, architecture and design, as well as all aspects of technology development and operations, including new products, enabling technologies and R&D.

JW Player’s strong growth has pushed its overall client base past 20,000 including enterprise customers such as Univision, Hearst, Red Bull, VICE Media and Bell Media. The company’s video player footprint now spans 193 countries and its technology is live on more than 2 million sites with over 1.3 billion monthly unique viewers across all devices.

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