Australian movie and TV streaming company Quickflix has announced the appointment of David Gwynne as business development manager – device channels.
Gwynne will be responsible for driving customer growth through Quickflix’s extensive network of device partner channels. His background is well-suited to the newly created position as he has more than 15 years’ experience in multi-platform content distribution including broadcast, cable television, mobile, and IPTV/OTT and has held senior management roles at Foxtel and most recently at Samsung one of the world’s leading smart TV, mobile and tablet manufacturers.
The appointment comes as Quickflix prepares to rollout upgrades to its UI for streaming to web browsers, mobile, smart TV and game console devices. Having delivered over 30 million movie and TV shows Quickflix is using insights gained from data and learnings to introduce its next generation of new features and functions to make selection and viewing of streaming content even easier.
Stephen Langsford, founder and CEO of Quickflix said: “We are delighted to be welcoming David to the Quickflix team. We are focused on making the device channels that we have developed really drive customer take up and David will lead the charge. We have the content, the price point and the service that are appealing. While others are still figuring out their platform and proposition we are going to take the service to the next level”.
Gwynne said: “I’m delighted to be joining Quickflix at this time. Quickflix represents an exciting opportunity, as demand and awareness continues to grow for the service. Quickflix depth of device partners is unique to the Australian and New Zealand markets and offers a fantastic opportunity to grow both the Quickflix service and our device channels. I am looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the significant growth plans over the coming years.”