Telestream Expands Leadership Team to include Chief Sales Officer


Last Updated: June 6, 2018 1:08 pm GMT
(Nevada City, CA--June 6, 2018) Following the creation of its two technology business units in January, Telestream®, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, today announced an expansion of its leadership team. Alistair Butler joins the company to serve as Chief Sales Officer, leading the sales organizations for the company’s Media Production and Workflow business unit and its Video Quality Monitoring and Analytics business unit.

Alistair Butler

“Telestream has become the de-facto standard for encoding, transcoding, automated workflow and video monitoring solutions. To maintain that position, we must serve customers effectively and efficiently,” noted company CEO Scott Puopolo. “As we move into a new era of OTT video distribution, our customers look to Telestream for expertise in previously disparate areas of video production and distribution. Alistair has demonstrated an ability to orchestrate teams with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, which means our customers can expect even more comprehensive support from Telestream in achieving their video delivery and business goals.”

The move to a single sales team will enable Telestream business units to bring the benefits of its entire portfolio to customers to better improve their business performance.

Most recently, Butler served as head of Cisco Systems’ Service Provider Services business in the Americas, orienting the organization around high-growth segments and increasing offshore and portfolio capabilities. Prior to that, Butler held sales leadership roles at Cisco Systems with a track record of growth, turnaround, and value creation in competitive global markets. He began his career at Motorola in the UK.

Butler holds an MA in Organizational Change Leadership from Columbia University in New York, NY, and a BSc in Information Technology and Geology from the University of Leicester, UK.

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About Telestream
Telestream provides world-class live and on-demand digital video tools, workflow solutions and quality monitoring capabilities that allow consumers and businesses to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. Many of the world’s most demanding media and entertainment companies, and service providers, as well as a growing number of users in a broad range of business environments, rely on Telestream products to streamline operations, reach broader audiences, generate more revenue from and ensure the quality of their media. Telestream products span the entire digital media lifecycle, including video capture and ingest; live and on-demand encoding and transcoding; captioning; playback and inspection, delivery, and live streaming; automation and orchestration; with its iQ product line, Telestream enables the monitoring and management of quality service and experience over any network.

Telestream corporate headquarters are located in Nevada City, California. The company is privately held. For company and product information, visit


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