LOS ANGELES AND LONDON – January 11, 2016
ThinkAnalytics™, developer of the world’s most deployed TV and video search and recommendations engine, today announced the appointment of Stuart McGeechan as Senior Vice President of Services and Operations. In this role, McGeechan will lead efforts to further strengthen the continued adoption and support of ThinkAnalytics technology worldwide.
A broadcast industry veteran, McGeechan was most recently Vice President, Custom Engineering at Cisco International. Prior to that, he was VP, Global Professional Services & Client Engineering with responsibility for unifying Cisco’s various client engineering groups including 2,000 personnel across eight countries.
In total, McGeechan has spent 20 years at NDS and Cisco with other roles including building a successful professional services organization, worldwide set-top box deployment, running complex systems integration programs and managing NDS’s DirectTV Group business in the Americas. These positions involved working extensively across Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Previously, McGeechan spent 13 years in the defence industry.
“As the ThinkAnalytics business has grown in leaps and bounds we were looking for an individual who would complement our existing pool of talent with an in-depth understanding of TV and video industry professional services and operations. McGeechan has that rare combination of working across continents with nearly all the major players across the TV and video ecosystem. Stuart brings unrivalled experience in the TV industry to ThinkAnalytics and its customers worldwide,” said Eddie Young, Chairman of ThinkAnalytics.
McGeechan attended Stanford University Graduate School of Business as well gaining a Master’s Degree in Communication Systems Engineering from Portsmouth University in the UK.