Digital video vendor Advanced Digital Broadcast announced today that Chris Dinallo has joined ADB’s Americas Cable team as vice president of product management.

In his new position, Dinallo will lead the product and project management group.

“We are very pleased to have Chris join the ADB team,” said Tim Schermerhorn, senior vice president and general manager of Americas cable for ADB. “His strong technical background in set-top product development and his experience leading a team that penetrated the U.S. cable market will be extremely valuable.”

Prior to joining ADB, Dinallo was the vice president of technology for Pace Americas, where he led the company’s technology initiatives in the United States. During his nine years there, he focused on set-top box development, technology strategy, intellectual property rights and government mandates.

Dinallo holds four U.S. patents that are digital media related and a pending patent that is DVR set-top box related.

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