Streaming Global continues growing with a significant hire. The company is announcing the appointment of Richard Oesterreicher as its new chief executive officer.
Richard brings 30 years’ experience building technology businesses with world class teams focused on innovation in 3D computer graphics, digital media streaming, and Internet scalability. His experience includes technology design, team building, and management at Microsoft, Softimage, and as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) at Intellectual Ventures. Joining Microsoft in the early 90s, he was part of the Advanced Consumer Technologies Group and became the founding Group Development Manager for Microsoft’s Digital Media Group. He has led both software and hardware development companies. His hardware company created a new type of computer designed specifically to be the fastest digital media streaming server on the planet. Richard is a serial entrepreneur and accomplished inventor with 11 patents issued by the USPTO (and four patents pending).
“We are thrilled to have Richard step into the CEO role,” stated Zunair Ukani, VP of Finance and Operations for Streaming Global. “With his experience in this industry and the potential of our technology, the sky is the limit on what can be accomplished.”
Previously, Richard mentored the Streaming Global team and contributed as a Technology Architect. He developed Streaming Global’s patent-pending streaming technology. With Richard as CEO, Streaming Global affirms its mission of revolutionizing the way streaming video is delivered.
Richard adds, “Our innovative technology, a live video delivery network, completely changes the economics of delivering live and OTT streaming content to televisions and mobile devices, while improving scalability and significantly reducing live latency. I’m excited to share our technology with streaming content providers seeking a business advantage.”