Front Porch Digital Appoints Senior Exec

Front Porch Digital, the Broadcast and Media Division of Incentra Solutions Inc., has named broadcast industry veteran Rino Petricola senior vice president. Petricola, who has been with the company since 2002, has played a major role in the development of the company's DIVArchive business.

"Rino has played a key role in making DIVArchive the success it is today," said Front Porch Digital President Mike Knaisch. "The quickly growing number of DIVArchive clients across the globe reflects Rino's value to the company, and we're exceptionally fortunate to have his knowledge and expertise behind our business."

Petricola has worked with DIVArchive since its inception and has helped Front Porch Digital achieve 120 international digital archive installations, according to the company. His experience in the media, telecommunications, and information technology sectors spans 25 years, the past 10 of which have been dedicated to development of broadcast-related markets for video servers, media management applications and digital archives.

Petricola's prior experience includes positions at Thomson, Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC, now HP), StorageTek (now Sun), and Managed Storage International (now Incentra Solutions).