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Mrinal Ankit to lead sales engineering at Firstlight Media

Chennai, June 14 2022: Leading Canada-headquartered cloud transformation specialists  of OTT and in-home experiences for pay-TV and  telcos – Firstlight Media – has announced the appointment of Mrinal Ankit to lead sales engineering efforts in India and APAC.

Ankit has more than a dozen years of sales and solutions engineering experience in support of Tier 1 content providers, pay-TV operators, telcos, and broadcasters, particularly in India and throughout the APAC region. Most recently pre-sales head for Setplex, he previously helped to shape media and telecommunications providers’ OTT and IPTV fortunes in product management, product marketing or pre-sales roles with Gaian Solutions, Altran India, Huawei, Irdeto and other firms.

Says Balbinder O’Neil, Vice President, Solution Engineering for Firstlight Media: “Mrinal Ankit’s in-market presence, technology expertise, and product experience will be immensely valuable as we lead the industry shift to agile, flexible, and scalable cloud-native platforms.”

Firstlight Media’s platform is designed to build and run scalable applications in the cloud using cloud-native technologies, including containers, microservices, a service mesh, APIs, and immutable infrastructure.