BTI Studios, a portfolio company of Shamrock Capital, has named Chris Carey as chief revenue officer and managing director for The Americas. Carey joined BTI from Verizon where he was CRO and head of strategy for their digital media services businesses unit. BTI Studios is a provider of language dubbing services.
BTI Studios has announced the appointment of Chris Carey to the role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Managing Director (MD) for The Americas. Chris will be based in Burbank, Los Angeles, and will report to Shaun Gregory, CEO of BTI Studios.
Chris joins BTI from Verizon, where he held the position of CRO and Head of Strategy for their Digital Media Services business unit. Previously, Chris held executive positions at Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Pictures, and Technicolor; spanning Worldwide Technical Operations, Chief Product, Technology, and Marketing Officer roles.
Chris said, “I am thrilled to be joining BTI at this pivotal point in history. With the direct to consumer marketplace exploding, content producers recognize that quality localized programs increase consumer engagement and unlock new markets and revenue. With Shamrock and Altor as our investors we are building the world’s best, and most comprehensive content localization services company, with owned and operated studios in every market worldwide. BTI is perfectly placed to support content producers tapping into new markets globally by delivering high-quality localized programs at impressive volumes.”
Shaun said, “People like Chris are truly rare. He has a wealth of experience that spans most disciplines, and he knows how to build and scale a company. More importantly, he understands the value in creating a customer-centric organization that can partner and deliver on its promises. Appointing someone like Chris shows our commitment to continuing our journey in becoming the fastest-growing truly global media localization company. I’m excited about his appointment and look forward to working closely with Chris on realizing the potential of our company”.
Chris starts with BTI Studios on Monday March 11 th .
About BTI Studios
BTI Studios is the world’s fastest growing localization companies providing dubbing, subtitling, and access services in any language. Founded in 1995, BTI Studios today operates 25 local facilities globally, spanning a network of fully owned local sites across Europe, Asia and the US. BTI Studios’ clients are broadcasters, such as BBC Worldwide, Discovery Networks and Turner; major film studios such as NBC Universal, Warner, Disney and Fox; and OTT Platforms, such as Amazon, Netflix and Hulu.