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Harmonic expands board with strategic advisor to Roku

David Krall

Harmonic, a solutions provider  in video delivery and cable access virtualisation, has expanded the company’s board of directors with the appointment of David Krall.

“I’m delighted to welcome David to our board,” said Patrick Harshman, President and CEO of Harmonic. “David’s extensive executive leadership and board experience, and particularly his strong digital and streaming media background, make him an excellent addition. We look forward to David’s insights and guidance as we continue to transform the video and broadband industries with our OTT SaaS and virtualised cable access solutions.”

Krall currently serves as a strategic advisor to Roku, Inc., a manufacturer of media players for streaming entertainment, and is on the board of directors of Progress Software Corp., Universal Audio, Inc. and Audinate Pty Ltd. 

“Harmonic is well positioned to drive a new phase of growth through its market-leading VOS OTT streaming and new CableOS virtualised cable access innovations. I am looking forward to helping the company deliver on its market leadership and shareholder value creation vision,” said Krall.

Krall holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School.