Pike Appointed VP Engineering for GlobeCast Americas
NEW YORK—GlobeCast Americas CEO Lisa
Coelho announced that Randolphe "Randy" Pike has been named Vice
President of Broadcast Engineering for GlobeCast Americas, according to CEO
Lisa Coelho. Reporting to Chief Technology Officer Bart Palmer, Pike will
oversee all of GlobeCast's day-to-day technical operations in the Americas,
ensuring high quality of service and expert maintenance of systems and
equipment for the company's broadcast clients. Pike will be based in Culver
City, California, and will be responsible for overseeing GlobeCast's facilities
there, as well as the company's Sunrise, Florida, technical operations center.
Prior to joining
GlobeCast, Pike was Vice President of Affiliate Engineering and Affiliate
Relations for Fox Broadcasting Company, managing Fox's satellite fleet, VOD
encoding, linear product compression, and distribution systems. Prior to this,
he was Director of Technology for the Starz Encore Group, where he oversaw
satellite transmission, SVOD operations, and affiliate authorizations. He has
also held positions at NDTC, TCI, TVN, General Instruments, and Oak
"Randy Pike's wealth
of network distribution experience makes him the ideal candidate to oversee
GlobeCast's increasingly complex broadcast services in the Americas," said
GlobeCast Americas CTO Bart Palmer.
throughout the Americas are going to be surprised at the development of
services and the high level of quality that GlobeCast will be providing them
moving forward," Pike said. "I'm glad to be a part of it!"