London, UK – Green Hippo, specialist creator of tools for the real-time manipulation of video for the AV industries, has further strengthened its product development and logistics teams with the appointment of three new members of staff at its London HQ.
Joining as Supply Chain Manager is Tosan Kogoro, who brings a wealth of experience in supply chain and distribution processes. Tosan, who is fluent in English and German, arrives from DHL Global Forwarding where she was responsible for major clients including WH Smith and Argos.
Specialist media server and control systems engineer Leon Dickens joins as Product Support Technician. Leon has three years’ direct experience of Green Hippo’s leading range of media servers in training, operations and troubleshooting. He was most recently employed as an Event Services Technician at PRG and before that, as a Video Media Server Supervisor. Leon will work directly with end users to provide technical solutions.
Joining the R&D team is Pratik Mankawde. An experienced software developer, Pratik joins Green Hippo from DNeg VFX Studio in London, before which he was employed by Qualcomm and DreamWorks in Bangalore, India. He began his career with DreamWorks as an intern before joining its R&D team as a permanent employee. During this time, he worked on DreamWorks animation movies Kung Fu Panda 3, Trolls and Boss Baby.
“We’re thrilled that Tosan, Leon and Pratik have joined Green Hippo – this is an exciting time for the company as we expand our London operations in line with our strategy for growth in the coming twelve months,” says CEO Emma Marlow. “We are increasing production, distribution and support services and investments in our team reflect our commitment to that. We look forward to working with them all.”
The appointments come at a time of expansion for the pioneering media server company, which recently launched V4.5 of its renowned Hippotizer software, with a host of powerful new features.