Artel Establishes A Strategic Advisory Board


Artel Video Systems, a provider of real-time multimedia delivery solutions, has created a Board of Advisors to help guide its growth as a broadcast media tech company.

In doing so, it has welcomed Brian Cabeceiras and Eric Pfaff as its first members.

Cabeceiras brings 36 years of executive leadership experience spanning sales and marketing, systems, strategy, and technology in the media and entertainment technology industry. Prior to joining Artel’s Board of Advisors, he was Chief Strategy Officer for Imagine Communications and Chief Technology Officer for Harris Broadcast Communications.

Cabeceiras brings a wealth of Fortune 500 operational experience to Artel from his career at Sony Broadcast, Tektronix/Grass Valley Group, Seachange International, Leitch Technology and Harris Broadcast-Imagine Communications.

Pfaff has more than 36 years in executive leadership experience in the media broadcast industry. He has been instrumental in the vision, entrepreneurialism, and application of leading edge innovations in the video transport sector. Prior to joining the Artel Board of Advisors, Pfaff was co-founder and EVP/Treasurer of Beers Enterprises / The Switch. He co-founded Beers Associates, a media systems integration solutions company, and served as President. Pfaff also co-founded and served as a partner in TX Media.

“As technology advances and the uses of multimedia expand beyond the traditional broadcast market, Artel is poised for growth,” said Artel President/CEO Mike Rizzo. “Brian and Eric have been deeply entrenched in the industry and bring with them the expertise to guide Artel as the company forges a new direction in delivering real-time multimedia to the masses.”