STUDIO CITY (April 8, 2014) – FilmTrack, the world leader in software-as-a-service (SaaS), rights and content management for the film, video and television industry, has hired Ron Wagner as Senior Director of Product Management, it was announced today by FilmTrack CEO Jason Kassin
Wagner, who comes to FilmTrack from the Comcast Programming Group, will work with FilmTrack’s product management team to spearhead its best-in-class asset management and delivery solutions. Backed by private equity firm Insight Venture Partners, FilmTrack provides its technology platform to more than 150 of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies.
Wagner is a 15-year enterprise operations and programming veteran focused on asset management, program planning, rights management and financial systems. In his most recent role as Vice President of IT Operations at Comcast Programming Group, Wagner was responsible for the due diligence and asset integration for the NBC Universal acquisition by Comcast. While at Comcast, Wagner received awards for Storage Technology achievement from Storage Network World and the Computer World Honors Award for the ‘Best Application’ in the category of Media, Arts and Entertainment for DAISY, a Digital Asset Management Solution. Wagner received an MBA from University California at Irvine – School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from California State University Northridge.
“We’re delighted to welcome Ron to our growing product management team,” said FilmTrack CEO Jason Kassin. “Ron brings a wealth of operational experience in asset management and distribution, and he’ll play a vital role at FilmTrack as we continue to evolve our industry-leading business solutions while keeping customer success as our principal objective.”
Wagner added: “FilmTrack is the only company in its field to provide media and entertainment companies with a holistic end-to-end workflow solution covering the entire media value chain. It’s rare to join a company that is so well positioned to take advantage of market shifts in IP management, and I’m thrilled to join Jason and his team to provide unparalleled service to our customers across the media and entertainment spectrum.”
For over a decade, FilmTrack has been transforming the way the media and entertainment industry monetizes, measures and delivers its content and related assets across every point in the intellectual property lifecycle. FilmTrack’s cloud-based software platform streamlines the complex intellectual property management process – from project inception to distribution – and provides a holistic view into critical data supporting rights, availabilities, contracts, invoicing, licensing, revenue recognition, royalties and workflow management. Backed by Insight Venture Partners, FilmTrack serves as both a front and back office to hundreds of clients worldwide.
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