Emma Brackett Appointed Vice President, WorldTV at GlobeCast
Joining GlobeCast from a position as Director of Content at AT&T U-verse where she was responsible for over one-hundred channels, Brackett is a licensed attorney with a background in content acquisition and packaging, development and deployment of content packages, as well as negotiation of distribution agreements.
In her new role at GlobeCast, Brackett will focus on developing the expansion of WorldTV's international services on multiple platforms — including cable and telco platforms — in North and South America, evolving the company's overall WorldTV business strategy and advancing the strategic technological roadmap for this business line.
"WorldTV has become the leading source for international content in the United States. The brand has enormous potential, especially as it goes multiscreen and looks to launch its OTT television platform. GlobeCast has the infrastructure and expertise to achieve a completely unique position for it in the marketplace," said Brackett. "I'm very excited about joining the company and driving WorldTV forward."
"Emma has the perfect skill set and experience for this key role," said Coelho. "Her energy and talents will undoubtedly drive the growth of GlobeCast's WorldTV business."
A subsidiary of France Telecom/Orange, GlobeCast is a leading provider of media management and global content delivery services for broadcasters and content creators. With a secure fiber and satellite network connected to dozens of teleports, technical operations centers, and points-of-presence worldwide, GlobeCast manages and transports millions of hours of video and other rich media each year. An integrator of audiovisual technology and a full service provider, GlobeCast works with all the actors in the audiovisual chain from production companies to broadcasters, retail organizations, cinema chains, and more. The company provides on-site service from major news and sporting events for coverage in SD, HD, or even 3D. Present in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Australia, GlobeCast is also an expert in international television markets, and works with new and established broadcasters to reach and secure distribution with leading pay-TV operators around the world.