Murray Hill, NJ and Los Angeles, LA: Kiswe Mobile has hired media industry veteran Nick Rhodes to lead its commercialization efforts. The innovative live mobile streaming company named Rhodes, whose career has included executive management positions with Levels Beyond, Speedvision, and Outdoor Life Network, as Chief Commercial Officer. Nick Rhodes is well known for his key roles in establishing and growing media channel companies. He will be working out of Kiswe Mobile’s LA and NJ offices. “By combining Nick’s expertise in growing media companies with our world leading mobile interactive video platform, we can bring Kiswe Mobile’s business to the next level” said Wim Sweldens, CEO of Kiswe Mobile. “We are thrilled to have Nick on board leading our domestic as well as international expansion.”
“Our mission is to expand the deployment of the Kiswe platforms, including its interactive video app and super high resolution panoramic camera,” Rhodes said. “Kiswe has the potential to forever change the way sports and entertainment content is consumed.”
Nick Rhodes has been part of senior management for several successful start-up and early stage companies in media, content and technology. In launching and building these businesses, he has been the lead strategist for the acquisition of $225 million in committed equity and has been an operating manager through exit, with over $2.5 billion in asset value created. Rhodes was the lead development executive of four 24-hour sports programming channels, six specialty cross platform content sites, and two 24-hour satellite radio networks. He is one of a small number of executives that has taken multiple programming offerings from concept and business plan to launch and profitability. Those networks exist today as Fox Sports Net, Fox Sports Espanol, Fox Sports1, and NBC Sports Network.
About Kiswe Mobile
Kiswe Mobile is a technology startup focused on bringing live sports content to mobile devices in an interactive and personalized manner. Kiswe’s “Trekker Live” (http://app.trekkerlive.com/) allows for rapid zero buffering multicamera switching, live replay, and interactive statistics and social traffic overlays. For more information check www.kiswe.comor contact firstname.lastname@example.org.