Massive’s platform and solutions are trusted by leading telcos, broadcasters and content owners to present targeted OTT user experiences to their audiences. The Massive AXIS platform ensures that relevant content, promotions, offers and advertising are presented to each customer at a targeted time, and on the best device. We are proud of our distinctive culture, which has grown organically during the past twenty-one years. This is why we are the employer of choice for the industry’s most expert technologists, designers and thought leaders, whom all share the same enthusiasm for delivering world-leading video entertainment experiences.
Headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Sydney and Prague, Massive is used to operating in highly complex environments with customers such as AT&T, BBC, SKY, Telecine, YouView, Foxtel, Channel 5, Bell Media, Sony Pictures Television, DAZN, Deutsche Telekom, Pearl TV, Telstra, and Freeview. We are also responsible for the inflight entertainment experience for Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Qantas, who are four of the current top seven ‘World’s Best Inflight Entertainment’ Skytrax award winners.
Years in operation
Massive has received more than 100 awards and nominations presented by a spectrum of well respected institutions such as Cannes Lions, The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, BAFTA, and LIA. Massive AXIS most recently won ‘Connected Technology Hero’ at the Videonet Connected TV Awards.
Meet the Team
CEO & Co-founder
Entrepreneur and co-founder of Massive. As CEO since 1996, Ron has led the company to its current position as a globally recognised and awarded technology pioneer. He is focussed on the continual innovation of product, empowering Massive’s people around the world and ensuring that client and partner relationships remain strong and purposeful.
CTO & EVP
Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President of Massive. Fuses entrepreneurial, commercial and technical strategy to conceptualise and generate leading entertainment technology platforms. Passionate about positive societal change facilitated by cutting edge technology and communications. Father, music enthusiast and proven innovator.
Chief Creative Officer & Co-founder
Co-founded Massive with CEO Ron Downey and today leads the specialist strategic consulting teams in Massive’s offices around the world. Over the years, he has crafted and honed a unique set of methodologies that deliver award-winning multiscreen products and OTT solutions. He is recognised as part of a very select group of professionals that are truly expert at seamlessly bridging the gap between design and product.
Chief Operations Officer
Chief Operations Officer of Massive. Experienced people person committed to delivering robust operational strategy and empowering Massive’s talent globally. A champion of women in business, motherhood and making those two things work together, as well as being a member of the Women for Women International Leadership Circle.
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer of Massive. Considered commercial decision maker with deep-seated passion for growing technology businesses that deliver strong fiscal performance. Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors. Particularly interested in worldwide operations and expansion strategy.
Chief Commercial Officer
Chief Commercial Officer of Massive. Ranked 41st most influential person working in the North American OTT industry in 2016. Leads Massive’s growth and sales globally and has a passion for content strategy and start-ups. Alex began his career as a journalist at The Wall Street Journal in Europe and has over 25 years of experience across traditional and digital media.
Dominic De Lorenzo
SVP of Product
Senior Vice President of Products at Massive. With over 13 years of industry experience, Dom is always looking to the future and is known for combining innovative design thinking with the latest technologies. His work has resulted in many of the industry’s best multiscreen entertainment services deployed on handheld devices, smart TVs, game consoles, desktops and embedded aircraft screens across the globe. He is responsible for Massive AXIS.
SVP of Solution Engineering
Senior Vice President of Solution Engineering at Massive. A dedicated and passionate leader with 10 years of experience in the media industry. A strong background in engineering, commercial development, and leadership, Kieran has successfully deployed hundreds of large-scale software projects. Placed number 42 in the Top 50 VOD Professionals UK 2016.
James Mc Parlane
Chief Science Officer
Chief Science Officer at Massive. Tracks technology horizon to predict and analyse implications of a constantly progressing video marketplace. His attention is on future-proofing Massive and its clients by remaining at the bleeding-edge of advances. Leads technical consulting for APAC clients.
General Counsel & Director, Business Affairs
General Counsel & Director of Business Affairs at Massive. Extensive experience working with premier entertainment, media and technology brands in the U.S. and abroad. Passionate about finding pragmatic, forward-thinking solutions to empower growth and innovation across the business and creative teams. Art, photography and surfing enthusiast.
Director of Global Project Delivery
Director of Global Project Delivery at Massive. Leads teams around the world that continually deploy groundbreaking OTT solutions. Has more than 18 years of experience with both high profile and smaller telecom, networking and app development providers.
VP of Engineering
Alex Krupnov is Vice President of Engineering at Massive. Previously he worked in senior engineering and product roles with Microsoft and Kit Digitial. With a comprehensive knowledge of large-scale, high-performance systems and complex solutions he is well placed to manage and empower large teams of specialist talent across the business.
Director of Solution Engineering
Director of Solution Engineering at Massive. Ten years of experience delivering solutions for Massive’s clients has lead to a deep understanding of the company’s products and their application to customer requirements. Happiest at the intersection of technology and user centred design.
Design Director | EMEA
Design Director EMEA at Massive. Leads a team of strategic consultants that specialise in interactive television, in-flight entertainment systems, software applications, embedded hardware systems. Expert at all stages of a user-centered design process. Enjoys working collaboratively with clients and his team.
Director of Product Marketing & Communications
Director of Product Marketing and Communications at Massive. An established online video commentator who spent his formative years reporting on the OTT industry. He has acted as a consultant to define product strategy and market positioning for TV providers globally, including Netflix, UKTV, BBC Worldwide and Vodafone. He now heads up product marketing at Massive.
Director of Brand Marketing & Communications
Director of Brand Marketing and Communications at Massive. Over 16 years of marcomms experience. A passionate storyteller and natural people person. Tirelessly committed to working with the technologists and department specialists at Massive to deliver a wide range of global initiatives.
Director of IT at Massive. Extensive background and expertise across a diverse set of technologies. Ben has more than 12 years’ leadership experience managing IT requirements to satisfy the continuously evolving demands of a dynamic global business. Enjoys travel and photography.
Push boundaries and influence how video is consumed around the world. Enjoy collaborating with innovators, technologists and problems solvers who all care about what they do, every day. Work with some of the biggest media, telco, broadcast, entertainment, hospitality and airline businesses in the world.
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