Global Head of Media and Entertainment for Google Cloud, Google
Kip is leading the Media and Entertainment vertical for Google Cloud. Previous to Google, Kip spent ten years at Aspera, a high speed file transfer company, as the Worldwide VP of Sales. Kip joined Aspera when the company had 10 employees and helped grow the company from a small start-up to being acquired by IBM. Kip focused on working with customers, speaking at events and leading teams focused on many diverse markets. Kip spent most of his time working with movie studios, video production houses, cable, telco and OTT providers. He created multiple vertical focused teams working withcable/telcos, Intel/Defense and oil/gas as they often have the same challenges as the media industry. Prior to Aspera, Kip spent 5 years at Pinnacle Systems, a software video editing company, running the team responsible for bundling the software with Dell, Gateway, HP, Canon and others. Kip is based out of Denver, Colorado.
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