Strengthening its management team, OTT and TV Everywhere enabler Xstream A/S today announces the appointment of Jacob Barlebo as global sales and marketing director. In his new role, Barlebo will be responsible for managing Xstream’s international sales teams, extending the firm’s partner network and marketing.
Barlebo is a highly-experienced business executive with extensive experience in leading international sales and marketing teams. He began his career as a business development manager with DHL Worldwide Express.
The year 2002 saw Barlebo begin his communications career becoming a country manager for Genesys Conferencing. Five years on, in 2007 Barlebo began his IT career with his appointment as sales manager, Denmark and Norway, for IT security and systems management firm NetIQ. Subsequent to a highly successful period with this firm, he joined IT security and consulting firm FortConsult as international business development manager. Prior to taking up his new role with Xstream, Barlebo led the global sales and business development at I-New, a world leading Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE).
“The Video on Demand market is fast taking market share of traditional Pay-TV in global markets and new content providers are emerging regularly to satisfy today’s highly-selective viewing audiences,” says Xstream’s new sales and marketing director, Jacob Barlebo. “My teams will be helping new VOD broadcasters to come to market in the shortest timeframe through Xstream’s award-winning platform, helping them to better create, manage, monetize and deliver personalized state-of-the-art Internet TV content across any device and networks at anytime.”