BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CEO & 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.
Mr McKeiver is a former partner (now senior consultant) in the Perth office of Gilbert + Tobin, Australia’s leading technology and telecommunications law firm. Mr McKeiver has served on numerous company boards and executive committees, including in the technology and telecommunications sectors. He is an experienced chairman and company director and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr McKeiver has extensive experience advising listed and unlisted companies and government sector clients on corporate, commercial matters and major project development. In addition to his work in other sectors, Mr McKeiver has advised telco and technology companies for nearly 20 years, including spending over a decade working in-house with Telstra Corporation (Australia’s largest telecommunications and media company) and with Telewest Communications (Britain’s first quadruple-play telco and media company, which was rebranded as Virgin Media in 2006).
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.
Appointed – 19/01/2017
Non Executive Director
Ms Raven is a corporate lawyer and company secretary, with extensive experience both in Australia with various ASX-listed companies and internationally. Ms Raven has extensive experience in Latin America, having practised as a foreign lawyer in Chile advising telco start-ups and technology companies. Ms Raven is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a board member of Parkerville Children and Youth Care (Inc), a not-for-profit organisation.
Appointed – 03/04/2018