Ooyala appoints Mike Nikzad as chief operating officer

Telstra’s ad tech arm Ooyala has appointed Mike Nikzad as global chief operating officer in a newly created role.

Nikzad was previously the COO of Syncplicity, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company. He will report to the company’s CEO Jonathan Huberman.

The announcement:

Focused on customer engagement, support and success, Nikzad has built his career, and subsequent business growth, by ensuring customers are centre to all strategic, product, and
corporate decisions.

“I’m very excited to work with our global team of talented and skilled professionals at Ooyala to deliver the highest quality and market-leading solutions to our customers,” he said.

Huberman added: “Mike and I have worked together in numerous previous companies. As we have in the past
and together with our teams, we will work to forge strong customer partnerships driven by leading edge solutions and a customer first ethos.”


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