LTN Global Ups Rick Young To SVP, Global Products
LTN Global, a provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has promoted Rick Young to senior vice president, global products. In this new role, he will be responsible for the LTN Global product portfolio across all divisions.
Working closely with divisional product management teams, he will set the company’s strategic direction and cultivate key partnerships that enable the company to offer unique services within the media ecosystem.
“Rick has a lengthy record of leadership in organizations dedicated to content production and delivery technology,” said Malik Khan, co-founder and executive chairman of LTN Global. “We value his deep industry knowledge, as well as his thoughtful and creative approach to strategy and building unique, growth-oriented solutions. His dedication and leadership will be vital as LTN continues to extend its technology portfolio and end-to-end service offerings for content creation, distribution, and monetization.”
Young joined LTN in 2018 as vice president of global business development, having previously served in similar senior executive roles at Encompass Digital Media. He earlier was vice president and general manager at Bitcentral, where he oversaw sales, marketing, product strategy, and business development; vice president, products and services, at Clearleap; vice president of product management at Pathfire; and manager of production services at Virage.
Early in Young’s career, his experience working for major news organizations included the role of digital operation manager at ABC News, and he was an original team member of the newsroom production technology team at the Associated Press.
Young earned his bachelor’s degree in communications/broadcasting from Penn State University.