Leveraging a Decade of Experience, Janis Jekabsons Will Address the Growing Demand for Compliance Logging and AI-Based Media Monitoring Solutions in Europe
BOSTON — Dec. 5, 2022 — Actus Digital, the premiere solutions provider for broadcast compliance logging, quality monitoring, alerting, advanced editing, content repurposing, and AI-based workflows, announced today the appointment of Janis Jekabsons as vice president of sales in Europe. Jekabsons brings more than a decade of broadcast industry experience to his new role at Actus Digital. Jekabsons’ main focus will be to raise the visibility of Actus Digital’s market-leading monitoring and compliance solutions among European broadcasters and provide outstanding support to the growing number of customers in the region.
“The European region is key for Actus Digital, and we have strong local sales, support, and post-sales services resources in the territory for our customers,” said Actus Digital CEO Sima Levy. “With Janis as the head of European sales, we are poised for outstanding growth. His strong technical expertise, thorough understanding of broadcast systems, innate knowledge of our customers’ requirements, and vision of where the industry is headed will be instrumental to helping us expand and better serve media companies throughout Europe.”
Prior to joining Actus Digital, Jekabsons served as presales solutions architect for Grass Valley’s networking and IP infrastructure team. During his decade-long tenure at Grass Valley, he held customer-facing roles both in integrated playout custom development projects and in project engineering. Jekabsons holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees: one in computer science, engineering, automation, and control and the second in robotics with AI.
“Media companies are handling a growing amount of content and data, and they need intelligent solutions for improving OTT and broadcast workflow efficiency,” said Jekabsons. “Actus Digital is leading the charge for innovation with its AI-based media monitoring platform. I’m excited to share how Actus Digital’s platform can unleash greater workflow efficiency and cost savings for our European broadcast customers.”