LTN Global Appoints Alan Young CTO and Head of Strategy
Wed 18, 09 2019
Newest Member of LTN Executive Team Is Known for His Leadership in Developing and Implementing New Technologies
SAVAGE, Md. — Sept. 13, 2019 — LTN® Global, the global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, today announced the appointment of Alan Young as the company’s chief technology officer and head of strategy. Young joined LTN following its acquisition of Crystal, where he served as chief operating officer. In his new role with LTN, Young will be responsible for advising the company on all matters relating to media technology and for guiding its growth strategy.
“Alan’s extensive experience in developing and applying new technologies to existing business environments across the media, financial services, and telecom sectors makes him a perfect fit for his new role as our CTO and head of strategy,” said Malik Khan, co-founder and executive chairman at LTN Global. “His impressive technical expertise and proven leadership skills also will be invaluable to LTN as we continue to grow and expand our offerings around end-to-end media production and distribution solutions.”
Before his time at Crystal, Young served in CTO roles at SES Americom, Encompass Digital Media, and e-Citi, and as head of emerging technologies and the strategic vendor partnership program at Citigroup. He earlier served as vice president of engineering for Viacom/MTV Networks. Young began his career in broadcast as a technical manager at British Telecom after earning a master’s degree in electronic systems engineering from the University of York. He is a recognized innovator with four issued patents to his name and a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
“LTN is an exciting company with robust technologies and tremendous potential for further growth,” said Young. “I look forward to working with my colleagues across the company to realize this potential by delivering transformative solutions to LTN customers.”
Further information about LTN Global is available at www.ltnglobal.com.
LTN Global Communications enables world-class content creation, monetization, and distribution through a unified, optimized, and highly automated end-to-end workflow built on its family of industry-best technologies. The company’s modular service offering leverages LTN’s fully managed network for peerless, IP-based live video delivery; Niles Media production services and media processing, backed by a 24/7 network operations center; Crystal technology for control, monitoring, ad insertion, and media transformation; and Make.TV’s scalable, cloud-enabled video production platform for live and real-time video. With these unique technologies and resources, LTN brings its customers greater efficiency, agility, and creativity in delivering more content to more viewers.
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