Firstlight Media hires new CFO

TORONTO — Firstlight Media, a provider of modular OTT platforms to streaming service operators, announced today it has hired Tim Alavathil (pictured) as its new chief financial officer. In his new role at Firstlight Media, Alavathil will be responsible for creating financial efficiencies and maintaining fiscal disciplines that will support the company’s growth and success as a provider of artificial intelligence-powered entertainment platforms that deliver true engagement, says the news release. Alavathil joins Firstlight Media from Plainview, N.Y-based Endeavor Streaming, where he served as CFO for the company’s global streaming operations. During progressive stints with JumpTV, NeuLion and Endeavor Streaming,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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