NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The MPS Group of Companies, known for making video content management and multiplatform distribution highly efficient and effective, has named Mark S. Brown as Chief Operations Officer (COO) of MPS Broadband America, Inc. Mr. Brown will be responsible for helping MPS further establish regional operations in the Americas.
"We are excited to have Mark on the MPS team," says Anders Nilsson, Group CEO. "He brings a wealth of experience in business, market, and technology deployments and will help enable MPS as we continue our regional expansion into key markets."
Mr. Brown has been serving the media and entertainment industry for over 20 years and has a proven track record engaging many of the media and broadcast industries’ most influential corporations. He has provided strategic implementation and operational consultation in coordination with business objectives to over 40 of the media industry’s leading companies, including AT&T, Sprint, DirecTV, Hulu, Yahoo!, Microsoft Studios, Sony Pictures, Disney Studios, as well as numerous major network broadcast and cable clients.
Mr. Brown’s diverse background has incorporated direct engineering, project, and corporate level management, as well as high profile business and product development roles with Verizon, Ascent Media, SignaSys Inc., Sony Electronics, Tektronix/Grass Valley Group, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Lockheed Martin, and Hughes Electronics.
Mr. Brown has been published in various trade publications and has book acknowledgements including NAB publications on Centralized Broadcasting and Digital Content Management. Mr. Brown has published white papers on IT Based News Acquisition, Multi-Service Broadcast Environments and Unattended Broadcast Operations. Finally, Mr. Brown has spoken at a number of high profile local and national trade shows and events, most notably presenting to the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers (SMPTE) national conferences and recently sat on the DECE/Ultraviolet management committee.
Mr. Brown holds degrees in Electronic Engineering and Management from Southern Illinois University and Victor Valley College.
About MPS Broadband America, Inc.
MPS Broadband America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the MPS Group of Companies (http://mpsbroadband.com), a Swedish based digital media organization that also includes MPS Broadband AB, Peerialism AB and LiveArena AB. Founded in 2003, The MPS Group of Companies is committed to developing and delivering state of the art solutions that address the rapidly growing online video market.