PlayBox Technology Names New CTO and CPO

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

PlayBox Technology is strengthening its management team with the appointment of Stanislav (Sunny) Petkov as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Plamen Georgiev as Chief Product Officer (CPO).

Stanislav Petkov began his broadcast industry career in 1998 as a software developer at Teletec where he specialised in systems for processing video and audio data for transfer over Ethernet and serial lines. In 2000 he joined TOP TV as Video Editor and Network Administrator, progressing to a similar role at Planeta TV where he eventually became Technical Director. He joined PlayBox Technology in 2006 as a Support Engineer, advancing in 2010 to Chief Research and Development Officer.

Plamen Georgiev is a technology executive with over 20 years of television industry experience. His career includes three years as an infrastructure engineer at New York audio/video post-production company hsr|ny. This was followed by two years as Chief Engineer at MindSmack.TV, managing the design and construction of video, audio and IT systems. He joined PlayBox Technology in June 2010 as Quality Assurance Department Manager. In July 2012 he was promoted to the role of Chief Technology Officer, responsible for the company’s technical vision and overseeing all aspects of technology development, as well as building and managing the engineering team.

“Sunny and Plamen have worked with us for many years and on many highly successful projects,” states Don Ash, PlayBox Technology Managing Partner and Director, Sales. “They have an excellent understanding of the human and engineering aspects of the broadcast business. Their roles will be to ensure that we continue to meet market expectations by delivering reliable, versatile, easy-to-use and easy-to-expand systems.”