MetaCDN Announces Appointment of Martin Ryan as CEO
Monday, 02 July 2012
3rd July 2012 – MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – MetaCDN, the cloud-based content delivery network (CDN) that harnesses high performance, low cost cloud storage networks, today announced Martin Ryan as its Chief Executive Officer. Ryan brings a decade of online services experience to MetaCDN and will lead the Company’s strategic and operational functions.
“I’m excited to join MetaCDN as CEO. Consumers demand faster access to multimedia content in different formats via various devices. MetaCDN’s innovative use of cloud infrastructure and pay as you go pricing means our services are provided with more flexibility and at a significantly lower cost than traditional enterprise CDNs, without compromising quality or reliability. I’m looking forward to disrupting the incumbent players, breaking customers out of long term contracts, and providing a whole new group of customers the access to our innovative services,” Martin said.
“We’re delighted to welcome Martin as CEO. He brings a wealth of experience in leading early stage businesses and preparing them for rapid growth. I look forward to working with Martin as we introduce innovative new services to address the ever-increasing need for high performance, affordable content delivery,” said James Broberg, co-Founder and CTO of MetaCDN.
Prior to joining MetaCDN, Ryan was CEO at MIA (mobile content delivery), Asia Pacific MD at KACE (acquired by Dell) and General Manager at WebCentral (acquired by Melbourne IT). He brings a background of experience growing visionary online and technology businesses in Australia, Asia, USA and Europe.
MetaCDN is the leading cloud based content delivery network. Our patent pending approach harnesses high performance, low cost cloud storage across the globe to dramatically improve multimedia experiences on all devices, platforms and connections. Founded in 2011 from research out of the University of Melbourne, MetaCDN is backed by leading Australian venture capital firm Starfish Ventures and the University of Melbourne’s commercialisation arm.