NEW YORK, NY – March 14, 2012 – Brevity, a venture-backed NYC start-up serving the broadcast and production communities today announced the appointment of industry veteran Mike Jackman to Senior Vice President of Business Development.
“With 25 years of experience in motion picture and television operations and servicing, production, post production and development, Mike Jackman has already proven himself to be a valuable asset of the Brevity team,” said Jake Bronstein, Co-Founder and CEO of Brevity. “Not only is Mike driven and effective, but he also contributes such a high level of energy and enthusiasm coupled with exceptional professional experience, that we know he’s going to propel Brevity’s success forward faster than we could have imagined.”
As SVP of Business Development, Jackman will be responsible for business development, special projects, partnerships and international sales.
“Brevity is a disruptive technology with the potential to change every workflow it touches in such a good way,” said Jackman. “Many of the people I’m introducing to Brevity are my colleagues from many years in the industry. I’ve shared the same pains as they have and really enjoy sharing a solution that actually fixes problems we’ve been trying to solve for years.”
Prior to joining Brevity, Jackman spent four years at Deluxe Entertainment Services as Vice President and General Manager of Deluxe New York and most recently Regional Vice President of Business Development, where he was charged with identifying critical opportunities for acquisition, investment and joint venture. Previous to that Jackman was the Senior Vice President of Post Production for The Weinstein Company overseeing postproduction on over sixty films.
Jackman serves on a number of boards including the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP), Scenarios USA and as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the New York Production Alliance, a group of entertainment professionals who’s charter is to promote and create job growth in New York City and New York State.
Brevity provides breakthrough technology that offers for the first time the ability to simultaneous transcode while transporting video at incredibly fast speeds- over any network- Internet, fiber, or data satellite. Founded in 2010 by Jacob Bronstein and Abdul Sulieman, Brevity transforms media production and distribution workflows and redefines the time, cost, and efficiency required to support M&E operations. Brevity is working with leading networks, studios, content providers, sports teams, and production houses to redefine media production and distribution around the world.