Experienced industry leader Arjun Ramamurthy is joining Ownzones as global chief technology officer.

Ramamurthy was most recently senior vice president of technology at Twentieth Century Fox/Disney. In that capacity, he was responsible for setting the technology direction for motion picture and TV production, post production, digital content processing and downstream distribution, and digital archiving.

In addition, he was responsible for outlining and defining the next generation workflow throughout the organisation, as well as the introduction of new technology and toolsets into the production.

Arjun Ramamurthy

Arjun Ramamurthy

Ramamurthy has more than 25 years of experience in the industry and was previously with Deluxe’s EFILM facility. Prior to that, he worked with Warner Bros Technical Operations and Feature Animation.

As an active member of SMPTE and IEEE, Ramamurthy has chaired and contributed on a variety of technical committees and standards. He holds several patents in the area of digital image processing and media post production. He is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy’s Scientific and Technology Council as well as being a fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

“We are delighted to welcome Arjun to Ownzones where he will play a key role in ensuring our technology stack meets and exceeds customer demands and expectations,” commented Dan Goman, CEO, Ownzones. “People of Arjun’s calibre, experience and connections appear rarely in the industry and we are enormously excited to be working with him as Ownzones seeks to further build upon its already strong position in the media technology marketplace.”