Brick Eksten is Qligent’s Chief Executive Officer. He joined Qligent from Imagine Communications, where he most recently served as CTO, Playout and Networking Solutions and oversaw its roadmap for transitioning customers’ broadcast operations to the cloud. As CEO, co-founder and technical visionary of streaming solutions pioneer Digital Rapids, he grew the company from four-person startup to respected market leader – culminating in its acquisition by Imagine in 2014. Eksten’s decades of industry experience across film, broadcast, and OTT are invaluable as he leads Qligent to the next level of helping customers deliver next-generation direct-to-consumer (DTC) experiences.
Andrey joined Qligent as Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Shortly after Qligent was formed from the Tecom Group in 2014 as a separate company, Andrey reallocated from Tecom to Qligent to drive the company's world-wide business development to address new challenges and opportunities brought by broadcast and Telco markets. Before joining Qligent, Andrey gained 13 years of experience with Tecom Group in the areas of software and hardware development, system integration and managed services provision for Broadcast TV and Telecommunications. Andrey earned a bachelor's degree in Broadcasting Technologies, a master's degree in Networking and Telecommunications and a Ph.D. in Systems Analysis and Big Data Processing.
Roman joined Qligent in 2016 as Sales Director for the EMEA region responsible for direct sales as well as channel partners. Roman has 12 years’ experience working with corporate customers, credit analysis, and office and partner network management for several banking groups including Intesa Sanpaolo and Societe General. Roman’s broad experience includes sales/business development, analytics, HR management, and affiliate sales. He has a bachelor’s degree in Radio Physics and additional education in the organization of entrepreneurship in science and technical fields
Larissa Coelho joined Qligent as Deputy Business and Finance Manager in November 2019. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Rutgers Business School in New Jersey. She has gained valuable customer service, sales and finance experience in her previous roles. In her current position, she is supporting Qligent with its growth and corporate financial infrastructure.