Industry Expert Yuval Fisher Joins Wurl Advanced Technology Team

Palo Alto, Calif., ⎯ October 18, 2018 ⎯ Wurl, the leader in OTT video distribution and ad monetization services, today announced the appointment of veteran video technology executive Yuval Fisher as Vice President, Technology. Fisher will spearhead the development of  Wurl’s streaming technology platform including oversight of the company’s technology roadmap and strategic  initiatives.

“We’re excited to bring on board a proven leader like Yuval to help us shape and execute our technology roadmap,” said Ron Gutman, CTO, Wurl. “Yuval’s extensive experience in working with early stage companies and large and complex video tech organizations will serve us well as we continue to grow our network services for video producers, video services and advertisers.”

Prior to joining Wurl, Yuval served as CTO, Targeted Distribution for Imagine Communications where he created the vision and architecture for the company’s ad insertion ecosystem, as well as initiatives for public/private cloud deployment. Prior to Imagine, Yuval was CTO for RGB Networks where he was responsible for transitioning the company from a cable, RF-centric product company to an IP video company focused on building a multi-screen ecosystem. Previous to RGB Networks, Yuval was Co-founder and Chief Scientist for Envivio.

“Wurl is revolutionizing the way that video is delivered and monetized,” said Fisher. “I’m excited to contribute to bringing about changes in global video distribution and better reach and ROI for content owners.”

Yuval is the author of numerous video technology patents and holds a Bachelor of Science in both Physics and Mathematics from University of California, Irvine as well as a Master of Science in Computer Science and PhD in Mathematics from Cornell University.

About Wurl

Wurl is the global leader in connecting the world’s top video producers with the world’s biggest video services. Wurl makes it effortless for video producers to build global distribution for branded linear channels, live events and VOD and to manage and monetize their video ad inventory. Wurl is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. For more information, visit wurl.com.