|By PR Newswire||
|April 1, 2014 02:00 PM EDT||
SUNRISE, Fla., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Entertainment, the world's largest distributor of CD & DVD catalog titles and provider of home entertainment software distribution, category management and e-commerce fulfillment, announced today the appointment of Tony Timpano as Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs, effective immediately.
Mr. Timpano joins Alliance from the Law Office of A.B. Timpano II where he was the founder and managing attorney. Mr. Timpano provided comprehensive legal advice to clients in the areas of entertainment, media, intellectual property, licensing and corporate law.
Mr. Timpano is an accomplished entertainment attorney and business and legal affairs executive with a proven track record. He has held senior executive positions with Sony Music's RED Distribution, Edel North America, ICON Entertainment, and served as a consultant to the New York-based record promotion/distribution and marketing services company, Total Entertainment Asset Management.
Bruce Ogilvie, Chairman of the Board of Directors, commented, "We are pleased to add such a distinguished addition to our staff. Having Tony's involvement on a day to day basis will contribute to our goal of expanding product and license offerings in all disciplines of entertainment media and beyond."
Drawing on his 20 year background in entertainment, Mr. Timpano combines innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit with solid business acumen. In addition to overseeing all business and legal affairs for Alliance Entertainment, Mr. Timpano will be instrumental in the future growth of Amped, the company's music distribution division. He will also lead all legal affairs for the video licensing division of NCircle Entertainment.
Mr. Timpano graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law where he earned a Juris Doctor Degree. He also holds a Bachelor of Science from Tufts University.
About Alliance Entertainment
Alliance Entertainment offers the world's largest product inventory (including CDs, DVDs, videos, video games and related merchandise), e-commerce fulfillment capabilities and innovative technology and support services for today's marketplace, including third party logistics services. Founded in 1990 in Coral Springs, Florida, Alliance Entertainment built its business as a one-stop and distribution source for music retailers. Its continually expanding array of products and services have won awards and accolades from Forbes, Yahoo! Internet Life, Microsoft, The Blues Foundation, and music industry trade groups Midem and The National Association of Recording Merchandisers. The complementary offerings of its two operating units—The Distribution & Fulfillment Services Group and the Information Services Group—deliver a full range of commerce solutions, from distribution and fulfillment to infrastructure, for brick-and-mortar and Web-based retailers.
Amped specializes in physical distribution worldwide and was created by merging Alliance Entertainment and Super D's independent companies into one entity. Amped has seen tremendous growth with successful releases such as Metallica's "Through the Never" movie, and new albums from John Frusciante, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Band of Horses, kxm and The Wood Brothers. Amped continues this trend with new releases coming from Lindsey Stirling, Martina McBride, Katie Herzog, Band of Skulls, Justin Currie and Walk through Walls. Amped specializes in physical distribution worldwide while not requiring labels or studios to give up their digital rights. Amped has a huge and dynamic direct to retail account base, and can offer a comprehensive physical distribution solution.
About NCircle Entertainment
NCircle Entertainment specializes in the sales, marketing and distribution of quality children and family entertainment content. NCircle Entertainment has quickly become one of the leaders in children's entertainment by establishing working relationships with some of the biggest and best companies in children's entertainment. As an independent, focused on a particular genre, NCircle Entertainment is able to customize their approach to maximize the opportunities for the rights holders, the retailers and the consumer.
For more information on Alliance Entertainment, Amped or NCircle Entertainment, please visit www.aent.com.
SOURCE Alliance Entertainment
The IoT is changing the way enterprises conduct business. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, discussed how businesses can gain an edge over competitors by empowering consumers to take control through IoT. He cited examples such as a Washington, D.C.-based sports club that leveraged IoT and the cloud to develop a comprehensive booking system. He also highlighted how IoT can revitalize and restore outdated business models, making them profitable ...
Jul. 29, 2016 10:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,064
SYS-CON Events announced today that Isomorphic Software will exhibit at DevOps Summit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Isomorphic Software provides the SmartClient HTML5/AJAX platform, the most advanced technology for building rich, cutting-edge enterprise web applications for desktop and mobile. SmartClient combines the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software with the simp...
Jul. 29, 2016 10:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,281
"When you think about the data center today, there's constant evolution, The evolution of the data center and the needs of the consumer of technology change, and they change constantly," stated Matt Kalmenson, VP of Sales, Service and Cloud Providers at Veeam Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 29, 2016 09:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,493
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 19th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo Silicon Valley Call for Papers is now open.
Jul. 29, 2016 08:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,744
We all know the latest numbers: Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from last year, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. We're rapidly approaching a data production of 40 zettabytes a day – more than we can every physically store, and exabytes and yottabytes are just around the corner. For many that’s a good sign, as data has been proven to equal money – IF it’s ingested, integrated, and analyzed fast enough. Without real-ti...
Jul. 29, 2016 07:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,177
Actian Corporation has announced the latest version of the Actian Vector in Hadoop (VectorH) database, generally available at the end of July. VectorH is based on the same query engine that powers Actian Vector, which recently doubled the TPC-H benchmark record for non-clustered systems at the 3000GB scale factor (see tpc.org/3323). The ability to easily ingest information from different data sources and rapidly develop queries to make better business decisions is becoming increasingly importan...
Jul. 29, 2016 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 954
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...
Jul. 29, 2016 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 929
Big Data, cloud, analytics, contextual information, wearable tech, sensors, mobility, and WebRTC: together, these advances have created a perfect storm of technologies that are disrupting and transforming classic communications models and ecosystems. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Erik Perotti, Senior Manager of New Ventures on Plantronics’ Innovation team, provided an overview of this technological shift, including associated business and consumer communications impacts, and opportunities it ...
Jul. 29, 2016 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 389
Cloud analytics is dramatically altering business intelligence. Some businesses will capitalize on these promising new technologies and gain key insights that’ll help them gain competitive advantage. And others won’t. Whether you’re a business leader, an IT manager, or an analyst, we want to help you and the people you need to influence with a free copy of “Cloud Analytics for Dummies,” the essential guide to this explosive new space for business intelligence.
Jul. 29, 2016 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 986
You think you know what’s in your data. But do you? Most organizations are now aware of the business intelligence represented by their data. Data science stands to take this to a level you never thought of – literally. The techniques of data science, when used with the capabilities of Big Data technologies, can make connections you had not yet imagined, helping you discover new insights and ask new questions of your data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sarbjit Sarkaria, data science team lead ...
Jul. 29, 2016 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,248
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus...
Jul. 29, 2016 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,084
Qosmos has announced new milestones in the detection of encrypted traffic and in protocol signature coverage. Qosmos latest software can accurately classify traffic encrypted with SSL/TLS (e.g., Google, Facebook, WhatsApp), P2P traffic (e.g., BitTorrent, MuTorrent, Vuze), and Skype, while preserving the privacy of communication content. These new classification techniques mean that traffic optimization, policy enforcement, and user experience are largely unaffected by encryption. In respect wit...
Jul. 29, 2016 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 459
ReadyTalk has expanded the capabilities of the FoxDen collaboration platform announced late last year to include FoxDen Connect, an in-room video collaboration experience that launches with a single touch. With FoxDen Connect, users can now not only engage in HD video conferencing between iOS and Android mobile devices or Chrome browsers, but also set up in-person meeting rooms for video interactions. A host’s mobile device automatically recognizes the presence of a meeting room via beacon tech...
Jul. 29, 2016 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 417
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, discussed how leveraging the Industrial Internet a...
Jul. 29, 2016 03:15 PM EDT Reads: 672
On Dice.com, the number of job postings asking for skill in Amazon Web Services increased 76 percent between June 2015 and June 2016. Salesforce.com saw its own skill mentions increase 37 percent, while DevOps and Cloud rose 35 percent and 28 percent, respectively. Even as they expand their presence in the cloud, companies are also looking for tech professionals who can manage projects, crunch data, and figure out how to make systems run more autonomously. Mentions of ‘data science’ as a skill ...
Jul. 29, 2016 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 492