By Stuart Thomson
Distributed access architecture (DAA) technology specialist Falcon V Systems, a Polish joint venture owned by Vector Group, Liberty Global and Charter Communications, has appointed Virgin Media O2 CTO Jeanie York to its supervisory board.
The company, which is developing software solutions for open DAA with its three principal shareholders, said that York will become a valuable European MSO representative, accelerating the company’s effort to deliver software ecosystem solutions that leverage virtualization and process automation.
York leads Virgin Media O2’s operations and engineering IT team focused on converging fixed and mobile service, enhancing the customer experience to benefit from the higher speeds and lower latency.
“We are delighted to welcome Jeanie York to Falcon V Systems’ Supervisory Board, a forward-thinking leader of the telecommunications industry with a proven track record in upgrading the UK’s digital infrastructure”, said Bartosz Kajut, CEO of Falcon V Systems.
“She brings comprehensive business insight from various technologies, including DOCSIS and PON, that will help us shape continued innovation in building an interoperable, scalable and disaggregated software ecosystem. We are excited to see Jeanie York join the partnership, which paints a compelling view of operators’ willingness to contribute and further benefit from developing open and non-proprietary solutions.”
York said: “I am thrilled to be joining the Board of Falcon V Systems, and I look forward to contributing to their strategic direction and continuing the exponential growth. I am certainly looking forward to developing the company further with the team.”