Zillion TV Announces Exec Team18 Mar, 2009 By: Chris Tribbey
Zillion TV — the on-demand TV service backed by five of the major studios — announced its executive management team March 18, drawing on talent from Visa, HBO, eBay, Disney and Turner, among others.
“The Zillion TV team is comprised of individuals with diverse experiences who have come together to deliver the first truly personalized television service,” said Zillion CEO Mitch Berman. “These talented members of Zillion TV’s management have formed a strategic collaboration that is best suited to delivering the future of television entertainment.”
Chief creative officer David Dozoretz comes with years of experience working with George Lucas, while SVP of digital Charles Cataldo brings more than 25 years of experience with HBO. Chief technology officer Mike Catalano previously held positions with Thomson and OpenTV, and SVP of operations Andrew Robinson comes from Akamai Technologies and Telocity, Inc.
On the marketing and advertising team, SVP of product marketing Patrick Gauthier brings a decade of experience with Visa; SVP of advertising Bonnie Stone comes from Turner, where she managed relationships with Sony, Lionsgate and Warner Bros.; and SVP of global marketing Liz Seidner Davidoff comes most recently from on-demand software and hardware company C-COR. Before that, she worked for HBO and the Disney Channel.
Rounding out the executive team is CFO Erik Bardman, who previously worked for eBay, GE Consumer Finance and GE Capital.