Espial, an on-demand TV software and solutions provider announced that the company has appointed Philip Poulidis as its new vice president of Smart TV. In his new role, Philip will lead Espial’s Smart TV initiatives, enabling consumer electronics vendors to add TV Web browsing, interactive TV content and applications, as well as over-the-top web video to devices such as connected TVs, Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, and digital media adapters.
Prior to joining Philip was the President and CEO of Morega Systems, a TV Everywhere solutions company which he co-founded in 2007, raising $20M in funding and securing major customers such as DIRECTV. Prior to Morega, Philip held senior level executive positions at Intellom (now Qualcomm), Conexant, Novell, and Aliant. Through his extensive experience in the industry, he is well-versed in the dynamics of the digital media and consumer electronics markets.