Xavier Marlé, who has worked for media and entertainment companies throughout the Asia-Pacific and EMEA markets over 20 years, has been named Regional Sales Director, Southeast Asia & Australia/New Zealand for Quickplay.
Marlé will support Quickplay’s cloud-native, open architected OTT platform for end-to-end and modular solutions from a single backend.
“We are continuing to invest in Asia as demand for Quickplay’s cloud native, modular platform continues to grow,” said Paul Pastor, CBO and Co-Founder of Quickplay. “Xavier Marlé has the strong engineering background, the keen understanding of customers’ needs, and the deep relationships to help Quickplay customers build products that will deliver business success today and in the future.”
“With Generative AI on every streaming provider’s roadmap, architecture will matter more than ever to OTT success in the coming years,” said Marlé. “Quickplay’s engineering leadership and its clear vision of the future are helping its customers build the new features that are engaging and monetizing customers today and are simplifying integration of powerful AI capabilities in the years to come.”
Marlé previously led Verimatrix’s APAC pre-sales activity and held product, technical account management and project engineering roles with SITA, Viaccess Orca, and eServGlobal. He holds master’s degrees in computer science from the University of Montreal as well as University Denis Diderot in Paris.
“MVPDs and telco providers in the Asia-Pacific market have been among the most innovative in leveraging the power of the cloud and open architectures,” said Jim Vinh, head of APAC sales for Quickplay. “With the addition of Xavier, we’re continuing to up our game in the region by providing our customers and prospects with access to world-class sales and support that can expedite deployments and business success.”
Quickplay’s OTT platform is designed to build and run scalable applications in the cloud using cloud-native technologies, including containers, microservices, a service mesh, APIs, and immutable infrastructure. The OTT technology stack provides significantly better performance, a modular approach for feature expansion, continuous delivery for rapid iteration, and built-in scalability, observability and security.