Chief Commercial Officer
Rick Phelps joined Ownzones from Deluxe Entertainment where he served as SVP of Broadcast Sales. In his role, he helped Deluxe expand their service offerings from Studios to global broadcasters/programmers and content aggregators.
Prior to Deluxe, Rick was head of global sales for Amagi where he built the global sales and pre-sales team with offices in New York, London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong. He also led sales for MX1 and Chellomedia (under Liberty Global) where he served as Commercial Director.
While at Chellomedia Rick managed operational departments including Media Services, Account Management, Post Production and VoD Fulfilment Services where he oversaw the massive content ramp up for Liberty Global’s (UPC) VoD platform launch across Europe. Prior to Chellomedia Rick served as a consultant for Flash Logistics in Amsterdam, where he managed the Pan-European logistics associated with the roll-out of one of the world’s largest Tier 1 networks for UUNET (now Verizon), and set up the commercial initiatives and EMEA operations for Flash, prior to its 2006 acquisition by VHL Logistics.
“I’m very excited to be working with OWNZONES at this pivotal time in the Media & Entertainment Industry. Ownzones, being cloud-native, has a great product set and team to support the move to cloud services and the global media exchange format. Our industry is in the initial stage of a paradigm shift in the way content is managed and distributed and OWNZONES will continue to be a leader in this space.”