2G Digital’s Stephen Buchsbaum Elevated to the Company’s Board as CEO

Previous COO has revitalized the digital media services company as a leading provider of content distribution supply chain solutions.
Author:
Publish date:

BURBANK—2G Digital, a specialist in digital supply chain solutions and the top-rated iTunes preferred digital media services provider, today announces that current COO Stephen Buchsbaum has been appointed CEO and will serve as a member of the company’s Board of Directors.

Buchsbaum, who has been leading 2G Digital since last November, has supervised strategic planning and implemented changes that have increased revenues steadily. He has also spearheaded strategic expansion, adding staff and capabilities at the company’s Burbank headquarters, and forging partnerships that have extended its reach to New York and London.

“Stephen has proven to be a dynamic leader and we are pleased to announce his appointment as CEO,” said John B. Wilson, Chairman of the Board, 2G Digital. “Under his guidance, 2G has improved quality while simultaneously expanding our global reach. We look forward to working with him as a new member of our Board of Directors.”

Image placeholder title

A strong technical infrastructure and sound financial backing have enabled 2G Digital to develop new lines of business, implement new technologies and enter into profitable strategic alliances, according to Buchsbaum. “We’ve made a lot of progress and will continue to widen the scope of our customer outreach and technical capabilities,” he said. “Ongoing relationships with studios and independent production companies, including Fox, Warner Bros., Disney, Lionsgate and Sony, coupled with our preferred status as a vendor for iTunes, Netflix, Google Play, and Amazon, have positioned us well for the coming years.”

Prior to joining 2G Digital, Buchsbaum served as a production and post-production consultant and managing partner at Traveling Light Partners, an independent film and television production company. Previously, he served for six years as President of The Post Group and CEO of its affiliates, Lighting Media and iO Film. During his tenure, The Post Group became the first independent post house to implement a complete file-based workflow for production and distribution. His background also includes service as President of Video Research Corporation and Vice President General Manager of All Post.

Coming off the celebration of its 20th anniversary, 2G Digital is a leading independent provider of post-production and distribution services, including mastering and versioning, transcoding and encoding, and digital delivery. The company is capable of preparing film and television content for delivery to all major video-on-demand and electronic-sell-through portals including iTunes, Netflix, Amazon, Google Play, Xbox, PlayStation and others, with comprehensive quality control and security.

About 2G Digital Post

2G Digital Post, Burbank, is a full-service post production and distribution facility serving media and entertainment clients with next-generation all-fiber technology and attentive customer service.

For more information, visit www.2gdigital.com

Related

BlackBox-Radian

Black Box Radian Flex Software-Based Video Wall Platform Earns ISE Best of Show Award

Black Box, an industry-leading provider of pro AV connectivity and signal distribution systems, today announced that the company's Radian Flex software-based video wall platform won an ISE Best of Show Award from AV Technology Europe, a Future Publishing magazine. Of the more than 1,000 exhibitors at ISE 2019, only 15 — including Black Box with Radian Flex — earned this award, which recognizes achievements and innovations in product and service development.

Luxul_XMS-1208P

Luxul to Bring Reliability and High Performance to IBS 2019 With Latest Networking Solutions for the Smart Home

Luxul, the leading innovator of IP networking solutions for AV integrators, today announced its technology line-up for the NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS), taking place February 19-21 in Las Vegas. In the Legrand booth SU614, the company will exhibit a wide range of solutions for home builders that deliver reliable, high-performance networks in smart homes, including Gigabit switches; the next generation of wireless controller technology; indoor and outdoor wireless access points (APs); wired and wireless routers; intelligent network power distribution units (PDU); and the Wi-Fi Assurance Program exclusively for builders.

HoverCam_Pilot3

HoverCam's Pilot Series and ClassFusion Learning Platform Land Big Wins at TCEA 2019

HoverCam, a leader in innovative, interactive, and engaging education solutions, announced that the company's digital classroom solutions received three major honors from Tech & Learning at the recent Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) 2019 Conference in San Antonio. At the show, HoverCam's Pilot 3 digital teaching station received the Award of Excellence in the District category, while the company's new Pilot X podium and ClassFusion software platform both earned Best of Show honors. The awards were presented on Feb. 6 at a special ceremony held at Casa Rio restaurant in San Antonio.

Veritone_CollegeFootballPlayoff

College Football Playoff Uses Veritone's AI and Digital Asset Management Solutions to Enable Richer Media Coverage

Veritone Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the world's first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE™, today announced that the College Football Playoff (CFP) leveraged an expanded deployment of Veritone solutions and services for the 2019 CFP National Championship to give members of the media even faster and richer access to its content resources. In addition to the CFP's Digital Media Hub, a white-label digital asset management portal from Veritone, the CFP also utilized Veritone's Live Event Services and aiWARE artificial intelligence platform for the first time. With aiWARE, the CFP was able to apply artificial intelligence to video footage and still images of press conferences, interviews and other Media Day events to produce transcriptions, automated facial recognition of players and coaches, logo identification, and other tasks enabling expedited and enhanced coverage of the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship. For the first time, the CFP was able to make Media Day press conference clips and images available for search and immediate download within minutes of delivery. Following the success of this deployment, CFP has renewed its agreement with Veritone through the 2020 championship game in New Orleans.