Elemental Technologies Names John Ewert Chief Financial Officer
Leadership and experience to support continued company growth
Portland, Ore. – May 29, 2014 – Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced the appointment of John Ewert to the role of Chief Financial Officer. With nearly 20 years of financial management and business partnering experience, Ewert will be responsible for the company’s global financial operations.
“John’s diverse background in senior financial management roles, combined with his dedication and integrity, will be fundamental to Elemental’s continued development,” said Sam Blackman, CEO and co-founder of Elemental. “He has a proven track record of driving growth at successful companies, and I am looking forward to working with John to drive Elemental to the next level.”
Prior to joining Elemental, Ewert was Vice President of Finance for Palo Alto Networks, where he installed the financial management and reporting infrastructure required for its successful public offering and rapid growth as a public company. Previously, he held various leadership roles at Oracle Corporation and Sun Microsystems, both Fortune 500 companies, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, a Big Four public accounting firm. His diverse background includes time spent serving in the U.S. Army and earning an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, with an emphasis in corporate finance and strategy.
“I am extremely excited to join the talented team at Elemental,” said Ewert. “The company has an impressive track record of technology innovation and I look forward to building the financial infrastructure to ensure long-term growth and success.”
Elemental Technologies is the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the company pioneered the use of software-based video processing to distribute video over IP networks. Solutions from Elemental provide the flexibility, scalability and performance required to deliver high quality video via turnkey, cloud-based and virtualized deployment models. Powering video experiences for more than 400 leading media franchises worldwide, Elemental helps pay TV operators, content programmers, broadcasters and enterprise customers bring video to any screen, anytime – all at once. The company has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, China, Russia, India and Brazil. To learn more, please visit www.elementaltechnologies.com and follow @elementaltech on Twitter.