Steve Rickless, Chief Executive Officer
Steve Rickless has over 20 years of experience in video streaming technology. A part of the team that worked on the original BT Martlesham video-on-demand trials to 2,500 homes in 1995, as well as designing the blueprint and launching digital television within the European cable industry to Virgin Media and others, Steve is one of the pioneers of the industry.
Having had successful careers at Oracle, Accenture and KPMG, Steve helped create Tripleplay Services an IP television and video streaming software company focused on the enterprise market and small operators. With a blue chip client based spanning 40+ countries and industry specific solutions tailored for education, hospitality, residential, retail and stadium, he is now part of a successful management team who are helping Tripleplay become one of the dominant players in this emerging market.
Paul Harris, Executive VP of Tripleplay North America
Global Business Development Director
Paul Harris has been with Tripleplay Services since January 2004 and is the Global Business Development Director for company operations, tasked with opening up new routes to market and leading the brand into new operational regions.
Prior to joining Tripleplay, Paul held a number of board level positions in SMEs across the UK, holding CEO positions and Sales and Marketing Directorships. He has vast experience in the communications, telecoms and technology sectors, working on a number of large contracts across these industries.
During his time with Tripleplay, Paul has opened up reseller channels in Australasia, Europe, the US, Africa and the Middle East, providing Tripleplay’s Digital Media solutions to an array of market sectors including education, retail, finance, stadia, hospitality, telco and residential.
Peter Martin, Chief Technical Officer
Peter has over 20 years of experience in designing, developing, and deploying software solutions, primarily in the telecommunications sector. Peter began his IT career with Plessey Systems Limited in Poole, Dorset working on operating system software for telex systems, development of an Intelligent Network platform, and in-house consultancy on new technologies. Peter was appointed to several strategic review teams with GPT prior to the creation of Marconi. In 1999, Peter was a founding member of a small engineering team within Marconi which was tasked with developing a successful Voice-over-IP gateway product.
Peter is responsible for all aspects of Tripleplay's product development and works closely with the management team in defining and delivering the product roadmap for the company.
Peter has had 13 papers published in industrial and academic publications covering Intelligent Network products and his research interest of Evolutionary Computation. He also has 5 patents to his name. He has in depth knowledge and practical experience of a wide range of computing platforms, operating systems and computer languages. Peter has an MSc in software engineering from Bournemouth University and a PhD in computer science from Essex University. He is a chartered engineer and a member of the BCS and IEEE.
Graeme Ogilvie, Chief Operations Officer
Graeme has over 10 years engineering experience and during the last five years has taken a number of leading roles within broadband communication projects. He has an MBA allowing him to provide a unique combination of business- related skills along with a strong technical background and therefore provides a extensive input into the product roadmap of Tripleplay.
Graeme has been involved in a number of projects including NTL's video-on-demand service which involved helping to develop the business plan, vendor selection, and high-level end-to-end technical architecture and more recently Orange's video to the home project. He has worked with an extensive client list including supplying a DSL provisioning system for bbNed (Telecom Italia Holland), voice-over-IP projects for Cablecom and UPC and the digital TV deployment for NTL and Patientline.
He has held a number of senior positions at Accenture and KPMG Consulting.
Carlos Amoros, Managing Director, Tripleplay Europe
Carlos Amorós has worked in the telecoms industry since 2001. He joined Tripleplay in 2009 and currently manages the company’s European operation based from Barcelona, supporting all Tripleplay partners in mainland Europe, plus Turkey, Middle East and Latin America. Carlos’ primary roles include business development within the region and also managing the operational European pre/post sales team.
Prior to joining Tripleplay Carlos held a number of management positions within Digital TV and the Telecoms Industry, with experience of all sides of the Telecoms industry: from a Cable Telco (ONO) where he was involved in the Network Planning of the company to large scale IT companies like Ericsson; where he worked as a member of the specialist Digital TV team. With a good technology understanding and a great focus on account management and support , Carlos has a solid and growing reputation within the industry.
During his time with Tripleplay so far, Carlos has grown the existing reseller channels in Europe and expanded the business into verticals like Maritime and Healthcare. Carlos continues to evolve the vertical and geographical markets covered whilst ensuring that only the best levels of service and support are delivered to channel partners and end customers alike.
Carly Arzeen Young, Asia Regional Director
Carly is Regional Director of Tripleplay’s Asia operations headquartered out of Singapore responsible for supporting local partners and leading the charge in growing the regional team. She is a sales and marketing professional with deep expertise in a wide variety of cross-functional and leadership roles. Since 2007, Carly has maintained a first class track record in the digital media industry earning a reputation for unprecedented levels of customer service, revenue growth, and forging new partnerships around the globe.
Carly has been an advocate of Tripleplay solutions since inception via her previous role for a Middle East system integrator where within five years she took her then company from being the first WiFi provider of the hospitality sector, to dominating in IPTV and VoD delivery. Since then, Carly has built her name on being a first-on-the-ground sales driver when it comes to opening new market territories for a variety of sectors, and she is known among firms around the world for her extraordinary levels of care, as well as a passion for building lifelong relationships. Carly’s strengths with international brands and companies has taken her to the Middle East, UK, Australia and Asia. Carly holds an MBA from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia.