BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman & Founder
Mr Fitzgerald was the Founder of tv2u, in 2008. He has an exceptional pedigree averaging over 23 years each in Media and Entertainment, with deep domain expertise and project experience with content owners, digital service providers, broadcasters and telecommunications companies. Driving the vision of the business, as well as setting the strategic goals and objectives of tv2u, Nick listed the company onto the ASX in 2016 in order to provide an environment to quickly gain traction globally, to support internet and mobile businesses as they launch into a global OTT marketplace.
Prior to tv2u, Mr. Fitzgerald served in numerous executive level positions including several successful start-up companies. As Vice President of Digital Rapids Asia, he pioneered encoding/transcoding technology into the Asia Pacific markets and was responsible for the region’s operations, business development, sales and distribution networks. It was during his tenure with Digital Rapids that the market need for totally-managed solutions was realized, and tv2u was born initially as a free consultancy service to the industry, assisting “New Media” companies to understand the technology requirements and market drivers.
Non Executive Director
Mr. Boyd is an experienced technology, media and intellectual property investment and development specialists with a long record of success in Europe, America and Asia.
Mr. Boyd is seen as a pioneer of the US personal computer industry. In the 1970s, he wrote some of the earliest personal computer programs for MUSE, one of the first independent software companies. Mr. Boyd served as the first Product Development Manager at Microsoft, which he joined in 1980. He was responsible for the development of many ubiquitous software products, including Microsoft Word, Excel, MSDOS and Windows that have become household names and sold billions of copies.He was also responsible for the formulation and implementation of Microsoft’s successful acquisitions strategy. On leaving Microsoft, he introduced the first hypertext browser and established hypertext as a key technology for the Internet.
Mr. Boyd was a Co-founder of St Banks International Group, a Shanghai-based boutique investor. In 2011, he co- founded SmartCity Software to acquire technologies needed for China’s massive smart city development program. He was also an Advisor with Callahan Advisory of Denver, CO. and was appointed Senior IP Consultant with Longan Law, one of China’s leading IP law firms. Mr. Boyd has advised the Chinese Government on technology and IP development. His knowledge and business network in China will be of importance in presenting TV2U technology to commercial opportunities within China.
Using his technical capabilities and his near 40 years of commercial experience, the Company is excited that he will be assisting to drive and focus on our OTT content service distribution and platform-as-a-service sales programs globally.
Mr. Adams specialises in corporate and financial management and is a qualified accountant and chartered secretary with over 23 years’ and 18 years’ commercial experience respectively. Past roles have provided experience in strategic management, corporate planning, governance implementation and change management at senior and board level. Mr. Adams has in the past also taken up board positions on a number of non-listed public and private companies including the current director of TV2U Worldwide Pty Ltd, wholly owned subsidiary of TV2U International Limited. Current affiliations include member and graduate of the Governance Institute of Australia (ACIS & AGIA), BCom (Curtin), CPA Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Appointed – 19/01/2017
Executive Director, Company Secretary
Mr Lewis was appointed as Company Secretary of the Company on 1 March 2017 and subsequently as a Director on 15 March 2017.
Mr Lewis is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years accounting and finance experience who worked within the Accounting profession for in excess of 10 years with various company’s including Deloitte. For the past 10 years Mr Lewis has gained significant experience as a CFO, Company Secretary and Company Director of listed and unlisted companies including Dragon Mountain Gold Limited and Geopacific Resources Limited, both ASX listed companies. He has expertise in dealing with all matters of a financial or corporate nature including dealing with shareholders and the company regulators. In addition, he has been heavily involved in contract negotiations and capital raising for listed and unlisted companies in Australia.
Appointed – 16/03/2017