HBO CTO Zitter to Step Down
Pioneering technology exec led several cable industry firsts
By Todd Spangler, Multichannel News -- Broadcasting & Cable, 12/10/2012 9:23:44 AM
Zitter, HBO's executive vice president of technology and chief technology officer, is credited with leading the charge on several industry firsts-including the adoption of satellite distribution, digital video, HD and video-on-demand.
To Zitter, the biggest innovation he's been involved with over the course of his career is the transition from analog to digital TV.
"There's been no bigger change in the television industry," he said in an interview with Multichannel News. "For HBO, it meant we could do multiplex [services], which was important for our business, and digital TV has been a precursor to on-demand and everything that's followed."
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