SeaChange has promoted Marek Kielczewski to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead its technology innovation and execution. Marek, currently based in the company’s engineering centre of excellence in Warsaw, Poland, will join the executive leadership team in the Acton, Mass. headquarters.
Marek joined SeaChange in May 2016 through the acquisition of DCC Labs, where as CEO he led DCC Labs through a period of sustained growth over seven years. He was previously Director at software developer 7bulls S.A. and COO at Sentivision.
Since joining SeaChange, Marek has reportedly been responsible for SeaChange’s global engineering spanning all product lines: content management, back-office, client and set top box and advertising.
Commenting on the promotion, Ed Terino, CEO, SeaChange International said: “Marek is inspiring and passionate about building end-to-end video delivery and management platforms for live, linear, VOD and time-shifted video. He will be a great addition to our C-Suite, helping us to continue equipping video providers with a comprehensive set of solutions for video management and personalisation.”
Marek holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Warsaw University of Technology.
SeaChange’s Chief Operating Officer, Jon Rider, has resigned to pursue other opportunities. “We are thankful for Jon’s leadership and guidance during his tenure as CIO and COO, and wish him well in future endeavors,” added Terino.