St. Paul, MN (August 23, 2011) – Internet Broadcasting announced today that it has hired Todd Carter, former VP of Enterprise Architecture and Strategy at Best Buy, as its new Chief Technology Officer. In this new role, Mr. Carter will lead product development, product management and quality assurance to build and integrate new digital solutions to extend the company’s leadership position in the market.
IB is the leading provider of digital publishing solutions for some of the largest media companies in the world, including Hearst Television, McGraw-Hill Broadcasting and Post-Newsweek Stations. IB continues to expand its digital solutions by providing a world-class publishing platform, high response advertising products, and compelling content to connect with viewers across all digital mediums.
“IB is integrating best in class products from all over the world into a single, large-scale platform to expand its solution offerings,” Carter said. “The vision of the company as well as the high quality of their solutions, people and experience were very influential in my decision to join IB. I look forward to helping lead the execution of the strategy to expand our offerings for our clients.”
At Best Buy, Carter led the delivery of many large technology initiatives and most recently was responsible for developing a global, multi-year technology strategy for I.T. to enable the company’s broader business strategy. Prior to Best Buy, Carter led Product Development for Previsor and held technology leadership positions within Wells Fargo.
“We are excited to have Todd join our executive team to help drive our new products,” said Elmer Baldwin, CEO of Internet Broadcasting. “He has deep roots in information technology, large complex systems, building high performance teams and delivering world-class products which is a great fit for IB and the market we serve.”
About Internet Broadcasting
Internet Broadcasting is the leading provider of digital publishing solutions that deeply engage audiences and increase revenue for media publishers and advertisers. IB customers get measurable results using end-to-end SaaS publishing, news & content and local advertising solutions. IB customers succeed because they are able to navigate the rapidly changing marketplace and grow their digital businesses in a demonstrably cost-effective way. IB’s clients include some of the largest media publishers in the world, including Hearst Television, McGraw-Hill Broadcasting and Post-Newsweek Stations. For more information, visit www.ibsys.com.
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