(NASDAQ: SEAC), a leading global multi-screen video software innovator, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Steve Craddock to its Board of Directors. Craddock, a well-known executive in the cable and telecommunications industries, will also serve on the Company’s Audit Committee.
SeaChange’s Chairman of the Board Thomas Olson commented, “We are pleased to welcome Steve to our Board of Directors and applaud his outstanding achievements in the development of emerging video technologies throughout his distinguished career. His unmatched expertise will serve us well as we continually innovate and provide the next generations of multi-screen video platforms, advertising solutions and gateway software to video service providers worldwide.”
Craddock is president of The Del Ray Group, LLC, an independent consulting firm that provides services to high-technology and financial clients focused on the media and telecommunications market segments.
Previously Craddock was with Comcast for many years, last serving as senior vice president of technology in the office of the CTO. Craddock led many of Comcast’s seminal development efforts in voice, data and video technologies and services. He also represented Comcast on CableLabs’ development of the DOCSIS and PacketCable specifications, and was a founding member of CableLabs’ DOCSIS Certification Board.
Prior to Comcast, Craddock was a vice president at Bell Atlantic and a principal technology figure in the company’s DSL, FTTH, cable TV, and Video-on-Demand initiatives. He was also a founding member and board member of Bell Atlantic Video Services, the company’s video programming affiliate. Craddock’s career with Bell Atlantic/AT&T spanned more than 20 years in engineering, operations, product development and strategic planning.
Craddock graduated from the Virginia Military Institute with a BSCE/EE and was a distinguished military graduate. He did graduate work in finance and economics at Iowa State University, and completed numerous intense study programs sponsored by AT&T in engineering and computer science. He is an alumnus of the Board of Directors College program at Stanford University Law School and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Audit Committee Effectiveness Program.