SendtoNews Appointments Chief Operating Officer

Sean Coutts brings rich online media background to digital news agency

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Digital news agency SendtoNews names Sean Coutts COO

Sean is an outstanding addition to our management team, bringing extensive executive experience in digital media and IPTV, as well as a history of visionary leadership with some of the top companies in this field, states SendtoNews’ CEO, Greg Bobolo.

Vancouver, BC and New York, NY and San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2012

Digital news agency SendtoNews is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sean Coutts as Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Coutts brings to SendtoNews more than a decade of senior executive experience in IT and digital media industries, most recently as Senior Director Service Delivery at CAI Canada, a global IT services firm with engagements with more than 100 Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies worldwide. Previously, Coutts also served as the General Manager, E-Commerce at Wal-Mart; Chief Operating Officer at KIT digital Inc. and Group Head, Business Operations at JumpTV.

"Sean is an outstanding addition to our management team, bringing extensive executive experience in digital media and IPTV, as well as a history of visionary leadership with some of the top companies in this field," states SendtoNews’ CEO, Greg Bobolo. “His arrival is well timed with the launch of our SendtoNews Partnership Network™ and continues the company tradition of staffing with complementary expertise from top broadcasting, sports and digital media organizations.”

Mr. Coutts’ background includes specialties in cloud-based video and IPTV, and global relationships with top international organizations in both media and sports.

At KIT digital Inc., Mr. Coutts worked in video management software and services, operating a cloud-based video asset management system. There, he worked with many of world’s largest media brands, including NewsCorp, AP, MSN and ESPN. JumpTV is a world leading broadcaster of live and on-demand sports video over the Internet and consistently rated one of the top 10 video sports sites focused on content such as NCAA sports and World Cup qualifiers, etc.

Mr. Coutts is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and Queens University School of Business.

About SendtoNews
SendtoNews is a leading digital sports video news agency that syndicates premium sports video highlights to connect sporting organizations, news outlets and leading brands.

SendtoNews debuted its state-of-the-art, cloud-based multimedia distribution platform at the 2010 Winter Olympics and today distributes content for a growing roster of leading content providers and premier sports organizations, including Major League Soccer, America's Cup Sailing, and the Western and American Hockey Leagues.

Headquartered in Victoria with affiliate sales offices in Vancouver, Toronto, New York and San Francisco, SendtoNews is a trusted source of broadcast-quality sports highlights for over a thousand newsrooms across North America and abroad, including CBC, TSN, CTV, Global TV, ESPN, NBC, ABC, FOX, CBS, IMG Media, the Globe & Mail, Postmedia and others.

For more information, visit sendtonews.com, follow @sendtonews or call toll free 1.855.590.1991.

Media Contact:
David Davies
Toll free: 855.590.1991
david.davies(at)sendtonews(dot)com


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