Paul Finster Joins Executive Leadership Team of Evergent Technologies, Inc. to Support Global Expansion

Only one month after announcing an expansion world-wide, Evergent announces further key talent added to Executive team 

SUNNYVALE, CA, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Evergent Technologies, Inc. (http://www.evergent.com), a leading digital video commerce company, today announced the appointment of Paul Finster, Senior Vice President, Global Solutions to the firm's executive leadership team along with the formation of a Los Angeles office.

Paul Finster joins Evergent from Accenture where he served as Head of North American solutions architecture and managed projects at AT&T, Microsoft, CenturyLink, Rogers, and Turner among others. Prior to that, he was Head of OTT solutions for Ericsson.  In this global role, he drove innovation and business expansion with a special focus in Asia while living in Hong Kong.  Paul has more than 20 years’ experience in developing and deploying end-to-end media delivery platforms. As Evergent's SVP of Global Solutions he oversees technical sales, solution architecture, integration services, program delivery, and Evergent's developer program. 

 

“Evergent is entering an exciting, rapid scale-up phase as a result of the strong value proposition we offer to our partners and clients. More and more mainstream media businesses are turning to Evergent for our carrier-grade, agile time-to-market, deep functionality, and the most cost competitive cloud-based BSS/CRM solution on the market," said Evergent CEO Vijay Sajja. "As we grow, it's important that Evergent continues to deliver state of the art solutions that reflect the voice of our customers and partners while also building on, and improving, the distinctive capabilities we offer. To that end, the appointment of Paul is an example of our ongoing commitment to invest in world-class leaders to lead important domains of our business.” 

 

Paul holds an M.S. from NYU's Stern School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.  He is also certified in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

About Evergent
Evergent is the leading global provider of cloud-based subscriber and partner management solutions that enable success for cloud video service providers. Evergent’s carrier grade cloud-based software enables video service providers to generate more revenue, delight customers and partners and run their back-office efficiently. Evergent’s customers include leading carriers such as AT&T, Airtel, SingTel and T-Mobile, and leading media companies such as FOX and Sony Entertainment Television. Evergent is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has offices across the United States in Austin, Los Angeles, and Denver, and in India, Singapore and Mexico.

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Evergent Experience Rapid Growth in Global OTT Video Subscription Services – Expands Worldwide Team

SUNNYVALE, CA – April 10, 2017 -Evergent Technologies, Inc is pleased to announce the addition of key personnel, across the company to meet the demands of our exponential growth in OTT and cloud video user management services as seen in 2017. We welcome the following new team members;

Charles Breed as Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development. Charles, reports to the CEO and will be responsible for the leadership of Revenue, Marketing, Partnerships and Corporate Development. Charles has a strong technical background in payments and comes to Evergent from Vindicia/Amdocs and has held executive positions at Cisco, Symantec, and SAP.

Craig Barberich as the Global Head of Partnerships & Alliance at Evergent. Craig is a proven entrepreneur, executive leader and has success building and scaling disruptive digital solutions for large global markets. Craig is a recognized leader in his field of OTT Video Services, Digital Monetization Strategies, SAAS, Sales, Partnerships, Products, Innovation. Craig joins the executive team at Evergent after several years at Zuora and prior held executive positions at both Adobe and Macromedia.

Lisa Gantman. Director of Partner Programs is a welcome addition to Evergent, tasked to increase our brand awareness and content to make our partners successful. Lisa has years of experience as a Program manager developing and leading successful programs for the Symantec e-commerce portal that generated $2.3 billion in annual revenue. Lisa is well versed in Change Management, Metrics, Project Roadmaps and the best practice to ensure fast time-to-market for new innovation.

And most important is the growth of our engineering team. Evergent added 20 resources to its engineering team over the last 6 months and is on track to hire over 30 new resources during the next 12 months. This has required the team to expand office space and take over three floors at our Hyderabad location.

About Evergent
Evergent is the leading global provider of cloud-based subscriber and partner management solutions that enable success for cloud video service providers. Evergent’s carrier grade cloud-based software enables video service providers to generate more revenue, delight customers and partners and run their back-office efficiently. Evergent’s customers include leading carriers such as SingTel and T-Mobile, and leading media companies such as FOX Latin America and Sony Entertainment Television. Evergent is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has offices in Austin, Texas, Denver, Colorado, Hyderabad, India, Singapore and Mexico City, Mexico.

Brightcove and Evergent Partner to Power Subscription OTT Services for Leading Global Media Organizations

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brightcove, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), a leading provider of cloud services for video, and Evergent Technologies announced a global partnership to accelerate the delivery and monetization of OTT and IPTV video services for broadcasters, operators and telcos looking to tap into the growing direct-to-consumer market opportunity for premium content.

The collaboration brings together Brightcove’s industry-leading video platform solutions and deep OTT experience with Evergent’s proven cloud-based service management solutions. Brightcove’s cloud video services and Evergent’s carrier-grade Cloud Business Management suite are used by media organizations around the world with recent success in supporting massive OTT viewership for broadcast customers in Europe and Asia.

“We are excited to add Evergent to Brightcove’s ecosystem,” said Anil Jain, EVP and GM of Brightcove’s Media Business. “Our collaboration with Evergent will extend both companies’ ability to provide sophisticated solutions to leading media companies looking to deliver global, direct-to-consumer subscription offerings.”

“OTT is rapidly becoming a strategic imperative for mobile carriers, broadband providers, cable operators, broadcasters, and content owners,” says Vijay Sajja, Evergent CEO. “Companies around the world are looking to Brightcove and Evergent for an enterprise-class, end-to-end solution to support them as they launch new OTT services.”

Brightcove and Evergent have announced their partnership with initial customers in the APAC region.

About Evergent
Evergent is the leading provider of cloud-based subscriber and partner management solutions that enable success for cloud video service providers. Evergent’s carrier grade cloud-based software enables video service providers to generate more revenue, delight customers and partners and run their back-office efficiently. Evergent’s customers include leading carriers such as SingTel and T-Mobile, and leading media companies such as FOX Latin America and Sony Entertainment Television. Evergent is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, and has offices in Denver, Colorado, Hyderabad, India, and Mexico City, Mexico. For more information, visit http://evergent.com.

About Brightcove
Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOV) is the leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for delivering and monetizing video across connected devices. The company offers a full suite of products and services that reduce the cost and complexity associated with publishing, distributing, measuring and monetizing video across devices. Brightcove has thousands of customers in over 70 countries that rely on the company’s cloud solutions to successfully publish high-quality video experiences to audiences everywhere. To learn more, visit www.brightcove.com.

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Evergent and Cisco Team to Deliver End-to-End Over-The-Top (OTT) Video Services

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -Evergent Technologies and Cisco announced their alignment to accelerate delivery and monetization of OTT video services for operators and broadcasters.

The collaboration brings together the Evergent proven cloud-based Subscriber Management solution, which is deployed in over 150 countries with recent success in supporting massive OTT viewership for UEFA EURO 2016 in Europe and Asia, and the Cisco Infinite Video technology launched at IBC 2015, which helps service providers, media and entertainment companies deliver content direct to consumers.

At IBC 2016, Cisco and Evergent will jointly demonstrate an end-to-end solution based on the Cisco Infinite Video solution and the Evergent cloud-based subscriber management platform. Evergent and Cisco together provide end-to-end functionality that enables companies to quickly launch and expand OTT services on a global scale.

“Evergent’s carrier grade, cloud-based Subscriber Management system provides extensive functionality and a rich set of APIs that enable fast deployment of OTT services,” said Rajeev Raman, Senior Director, Service Provider Video Software, Cisco. “Evergent works with the world’s largest carriers and broadcasters and brings deep domain experience to the table.”

“OTT video is rapidly becoming a strategic imperative for mobile carriers, broadband providers, cable operators, broadcasters, and content owners,” says Vijay Sajja, Evergent CEO. “Companies around the world are eager to quickly launch OTT services and looking for an end-to-end solution that is easy to deploy, monetize, manage and scale.”

About Evergent
Evergent is the leading provider of cloud-based subscriber and partner management solutions that enable success for cloud video service providers. Evergent’s carrier grade cloud-based software enables video service providers to generate more revenue, delight customers and partners and run their back-office efficiently. Evergent’s customers include leading carriers such as SingTel and T-Mobile, and leading media companies such as FOX Latin America and Sony Entertainment Television. Evergent is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, and has offices in Denver, Colorado, Hyderabad, India, and Mexico City, Mexico. For more information, visit http://evergent.com.

About Cisco
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