Dr Foster will be responsible for a portfolio that includes browsers, multiscreen, connected cars and the internet of things.
“From building and launching the world’s first mobile browser to supporting the delivery of a multiscreen service to 100 million consumers in India and developing new use cases in the connected car, Access has always been at the forefront of the connected entertainment industry,” said Dr Foster. “With 1.5 billion devices supporting our solutions today, we are in a unique position as all the moving pieces are coming together to enable content to be delivered to any device over any network. I’m looking forward showcasing Access’ pioneering spirit and ability to turn futuristic concepts into reality.”
Prior to joining Access, Dr Foster was VP of Channel Sales and Business Development at Espial and Market Development Manager at WindRiver.
He takes over as CEO at Access Europe from Raiko Funakami, who has returned to Japan.