Peter Wharton Joins TAG Video Systems As Director, Corporate Strategy
TAG Video Systems, a provider of integrated software-based IP probing, monitoring and multiviewer solutions, has hired Peter Wharton as director, corporate strategy for the company’s global operations.
Wharton, an industry veteran with deep roots in transformative cloud-based media operations joins TAG on a permanent basis following two years working with the company as a consultant. Kevin Joyce, TAG chief zer0 friction officer, said Wharton’s technical capabilities combined with his market knowledge played a pivotal role in opening TAG’s platform to new applications and increasing the Company’s international market share.
“Peter has an incredible grasp of emerging technologies, such as cloud-based production, and how they will impact the future of the industry,” said Joyce. “His extraordinary capabilities have been a tremendous resource as we help our customers navigate the new normal of remote production, but they also played a crucial role in the steady growth TAG has experienced, even in this time of global uncertainty. We are thrilled that he is now a permanent member of the TAG team.”
In his role as director, corporate strategy, Wharton will shape corporate strategy by evaluating business and technical opportunities and identifying areas of growth. He will work with senior management and executive leadership to structure solutions that add value to customers’ financial, technical and operational business units.
Wharton, a SMPTE Fellow, currently is SMPTE’s membership VP and previously was the secretary-treasurer and Eastern regional governor. He has produced the Bits By The Bay SMPTE technology conference in the Washington, D.C., area since 1999.
He formerly was CTO of BroadStream Solutions and held numerous positions at Grass Valley (Miranda Technologies) ranging from business development to product management, development and engineering.
Wharton is also the founder of Happy Robotz LLC, a media technology engineering, development and consulting company.
Based in the Washington, Wharton can be reached at 202-744-1256 and [email protected].