SeaChange International has promoted Shiva Patibanda to senior vice president and chief technology officer, newly created positions.
Patibanda had been general manager of SeaChange's Silicon Valley-based In-Home business, and will continue to do so, the company said. That operation is responsible for the creation and delivery of the SeaChange Nucleus video gateway software.
founded VividLogic in 1999. That company specialized in embedded software for television set-top boxes and other consumer electronics. SeaChange acquired VividLogic in 2010; it provided the foundation for the In-Home business.
Patibanda has served as chairman of the Home Audio Video Interoperability consortium and also served on the board of the IEEE 1394 Trade Association.
"Shiva has a strong track record for software product innovation and delivery for SeaChange's core video service provider customers," said Raghu Rau, CEO, SeaChange. "His entrepreneurial spirit and approach for working in close collaboration with our customers' technology leaders and standards-setting bodies has resulted in the creation of market defining products. I have tremendous confidence in Shiva's ability to lead our technology strategy and help ensure SeaChange's achievement of its strategic growth initiatives for expansion into new products and new markets."