TAG V.S. Appoints Peter Wharton to Director of Corporate Strategy
Peter Wharton has been named as Director of Corporate Strategy for TAG Video Systems’ global operations. Wharton, an industry veteran with deep roots in transformative cloud-based media operations joins TAG on a permanent basis following two years working with the company as a consultant. Kevin Joyce, Chief Zer0 Friction Officer, revealed details of the appointment noting that Wharton’s technical capabilities combined with his market knowledge played a pivotal role in opening TAG’s platform to new applications and increasing TAG’s international market share.
“Peter has an incredible grasp of emerging technologies, such as cloud-based production, and how they will impact the future of the industry,” said Joyce. “His extraordinary capabilities have been a tremendous resource as we help our customers navigate the new normal of remote production, but they also played a crucial role in the steady growth TAG has experienced, even in this time of global uncertainty. We are thrilled that he is now a permanent member of the TAG team.”
In his role as Director of Corporate Strategy, Wharton will shape corporate strategy by evaluating business and technical opportunities and identifying areas of growth. He will work with senior management and executive leadership to structure solutions that add value to customers’ financial, technical and operational business units.
Wharton, a SMPTE Fellow, currently serves as SMPTE’s Membership VP and previously served as the Secretary/Treasurer and Eastern Regional Governor. He has produced the “Bits By The Bay” SMPTE technology conference in the Washington DC area since 1999. He formerly served as CTO for BroadStream Solutions and held numerous positions at Grass Valley (Miranda Technologies) ranging from business development to product management, development and engineering. Wharton is also the founder of Happy Robotz LLC, a media technology engineering, development and consulting company.