Houston, TX – August 25, 2005 – Meedio, a leading developer of software for home entertainment and automation, today announced that industry veteran David Brott has joined the company as its new CEO. Mr. Brott will lead Meedio into a new phase of growth focused on expanded business relationships with companies in the computer and consumer electronics industries. Meedio co-founder and former CEO Victor Koosh has also been named President and Chief Strategy Officer, and will continue to provide leadership over the company’s strategic direction.
Mr. Brott has over ten years experience in strategic business development and marketing within the digital home software industry. Mr. Brott has led growth-oriented marketing and licensing efforts at emerging technology companies such as DivX, Digital 5, Interactual and Ravisent Technologies. While serving at these companies he established business and technology alliances with numerous companies in the personal computer, integrated circuit, consumer electronics and software application markets including Dell, Gateway, HP, Intel, AMD, ATI, Broadcom, Conexant, ST Microelectronics, Philips, Panasonic, Pioneer, Toshiba, Dolby Laboratories and others. Mr. Brott also held tactical communications and mission planning roles as a member of Seal Team Three in the United States Navy. Mr. Brott received his BA from the University of California at San Diego with Highest Distinction, with advanced coursework at Wharton Executive Education and the Center For Creative Leadership.
“Meedio is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in our industry and I am very pleased to have joined the company at this stage in the company’s growth. I am eager to leverage the relationships that I have developed over the years to bring Meedio’s innovative technology to new partners and customers,” said Mr. Brott.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Meedio is a leading developer of software for digital home entertainment and automation. Recognized with a 2005 CES Innovations Design and Engineering award, the Meedio platform is used to create a suite of digital lifestyle products for consumers in more than 40 countries and is licensed to resellers, integrators, OEMs, and ISVs worldwide.