Operative Hires Hans Fischmann as Vice President of Product Strategy, MVPD Market


Fischmann will provide strategic advice to better serve Operative’s customers and help scale AOS in the MVPD market. AOS, a technology platform for advertising, is built with a modern cloud-based architecture that simplifies the buying and selling process by uniting traditional linear television with digital assets.

Most recently, Fischmann was Vice President of Product Management at Xandr and brings to Operative extensive experience marketing advanced linear, OTT and addressable advertising for media sales organizations such as Xandr, DirecTV and Spectrum. Cable. Reporting directly to Andrew Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Product Strategy at Operative, Fischmann will provide product strategy related to optimizing the buy-side and sell-side operational processes of premium video advertising.

Lorne Brown, CEO of Operative, said of the hire of Fischmann, “With over 15 years of experience developing products that deliver optimization and efficiency in the MVPD market, Hans will be an integral part of improving Operative’s ability to continue to develop the AOS to support our customers. Having crossed paths with him several times during our careers, I can truly say that he will be a tremendous asset to our organization.”

“Operative is uniquely positioned in the industry and brings efficiencies to the premium video ecosystem through workflow automation, converged inventory solutions and transaction flexibility,” said Fischmann. “AOS helps our customers unlock business models, improve packaging, and integrate new direct-to-consumer sourcing with existing inventory. Having implemented DDL, addressable, and converged platforms, I know first-hand that Operative is the partner of choice for efficient tools, operational extensibility and fewer touchpoints to help automate every step from proposal to execution.”

About the Operative  

Operative is the preferred broadcast manager for linear and digital, and a software partner for over 300 of the world’s leading media brands, including NBCU, CBS, ABC, AT&T, STARZ, Star India, Seven Australia and Sky. No other software company brings the comparable experience to create truly innovative software that works across all platforms, all revenue models, and all business units. Since 2000, Operative has more than 1,200 employees in 12 offices around the world and handles more than $40 billion in linear and digital ad revenue for the industry’s best-known companies. For more information visit www.operative.com

SOURCE Operational Media

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