Mediamorph’s Co-Founder and Chairman, Shahid Khan, Selected to VOD Professionals Top 50 List Alongside Industry Giants
Another award highlights Mediamorph’s leadership, innovative technology, and positive impact on the Media & Entertainment industry
NEW YORK— April 14, 2016 – Mediamorph announced Co-Founder and Chairman, Shahid Khan, was selected by VOD Professional to appear on its “50 VOD Professionals North America” list. VOD Professional is the leading trade publication for people who work in Video on Demand, IPTV, and Connected TV sectors. The list, which was selected by a panel of judges that consisted of senior industry executives, ranks the fifty most influential people working in the North American online video industry. The prestigious list includes not only some of the world’s most famous technology names, Reed Hastings (CEO, Netflix), Eddy Cue (SVP, Apple) and Mark Zuckerberg (CEO, Facebook), but also Media & Entertainment giants like Richard Plepler (CEO, HBO), Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Kilar (CEO, Vessel) and Roger Lynch (CEO, Sling TV).
Shahid co-founded Mediamorph in 2008 with the vision of making digital content supply chain between content providers and content distributors more efficient (streamlined) and intelligent (analytics driven). Backed by Liberty Global, Google, and Smedvig Capital, Mediamorph is today the premier platform for leading media and content companies for managing their content deals, rights, royalties, and analytics. Customers include 8 of the top 8 Film and TV Studios, 11 of the top 15 Cable Networks, 4 of the top 7 Video Service Operators, and the world’s largest MCN.
In the top 50 list, Mediamorph was the only B2B technology vendor focused on maximizing revenue for companies in the content ecosystem, by automating and accelerating the commercial side of content distribution, for both content producers and content distributors. Khan’s selection to the list comes off the heels of Mediamorph’s winning of the prestigious 2016 Cablefax Tech Award for best Commercial Software.
“Congratulations to Shahid on being highlighted alongside such a prestigious group of industry leaders in the online video industry,” said Rob Gardos, Mediamorph CEO. “Shahid has led the shaping of our vision, to help our customers maximize distribution revenues, adapt more quickly, and scale more effectively through our proven, industry-leading platform”.
Mediamorph’s award-winning platform and data management services help studios, networks, and operators manage contracts, rights, and title avails, track content performance, and calculate royalties. We help leading Media & Entertainment companies prosper in a rapidly changing environment. All major Hollywood studios, leading television networks and the largest video service operators rely on the Mediamorph suite of cloud-based products.