“Today’s top M&E brands require scalable, beautiful, easy-to-use solutions that allow them to manage their assets smartly and efficiently. Sam understands our mission and offers the vision needed..." - Jason Kassin
Studio City, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2016
FilmTrack, the leading provider of intellectual property and rights management solutions for the media and entertainment industry, today announced the promotion of Sam Straub to Senior Vice President of Product. In his new role, Straub will be responsible for helping drive the product vision and transform the company’s global product presence.
His proven successes with FilmTrack, married with over 15 years of experience architecting and delivering solutions for Fortune 500 companies, Straub combines an analytical mindset and creative passion to innovative product development. A diverse background amplified by hands-on IT development, progressive vision, and delivery combined with natural leadership qualities and business acumen make Straub a powerful choice for this role.
“We are thrilled to promote Sam as FilmTrack’s Head of Product. He is a well rounded executive with deep product knowledge. Sam has profound experience with technology as it relates to media and entertainment,” said Jason Kassin, CEO of FilmTrack. “Today’s top M&E brands require scalable, beautiful, easy-to-use solutions that allow them to manage their assets smartly and efficiently. Sam understands our mission and offers the vision needed to help FilmTrack continue its global market dominance and achieve our product goals.”
After his promotion, Sam Straub remarked, "I’m excited by the opportunities this new role provides which span initiatives across multiple areas like release management, engineering, quality assurance, support and operations. All of these initiatives play into my one singular goal of helping FilmTrack continue to provide the best rights management platform on the market. Everything I do is in pursuit of improving our product and delighting our customers. I am grateful for the opportunity this new role provides to further that agenda.”
The global leader in intellectual property management for the media and entertainment industry, FilmTrack provides its suite of cloud-based SaaS solutions to more than 200 companies. They are attending this week’s Berlin Film Festival and European Film Market.
For two decades, FilmTrack has been transforming the way the media and entertainment industry monetizes, measures and delivers its content and related assets across every point in the intellectual property lifecycle. FilmTrack’s cloud-based software platform streamlines the complex intellectual property management process – from project inception to distribution – and provides a holistic view into critical data supporting rights, availabilities, contracts, invoicing, licensing, revenue recognition, royalties and workflow management. Backed by Insight Venture Partners, FilmTrack serves as both a front and back office to hundreds of clients worldwide including DreamWorks Animation, eOne, Saban Brands, Miramax, National Geographic and Starz. Visit http://www.filmtrack.com to learn more.