Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the global digital content services provider, has announced the appointment of Kapil Gupta as VP of Program Management.
This new role has been created as part of the expansion of the company‘s management team to help meet global demand for the end-to-end services and solutions offered by PFT. Recent major project wins across the globe, and technological advances such as the implementation of PFT‘s pioneering Domain Centric Cloud model, which connects broadcasters, content suppliers and playout origination centres, have cemented the need for this expansion.
Kapil‘s responsibilities as VP of Program Management include providing leadership for all strategic programs related to PFT‘s service offerings, including the award-winning CLEAR™ technology platform, Digitisation and Media Processing. He moves to PFT from leading IT services organization Steria, where he worked as Senior Vice President and was responsible for business verticals and leading a team of 800. Kapil is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 13 years of experience working with organizations such as, General Electric, Ernst & Young, & Infosys.
“Kapil was the perfect choice for this exciting and challenging new role” said Ganesh Sankaran, COO, Prime Focus Technologies. “With his background in IT services and processes, he will bring further best practice elements to our work with the M&E industry, and his excellent understanding of the business and economic demands that our clients are facing means that he will be perfectly placed to help drive forward our many forthcoming initiatives. ”
Commenting on his new role at PFT, Kapil Gupta added, “Prime Focus Technologies provides the most innovative solution to the M&E industry sector. I am excited at the prospect of contributing to the ongoing success of this forward-thinking and progressive company.”
PFT will be showcasing its latest offering at the Broadcast India 2011 show at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, which runs from October 20-22, 2011.