Former CTO of 20th Century Fox Film, Hanno Basse, has joined a blockchain-based media service Live Planet Inc. as president of Live Planet’s Decentralized Media Solutions division, states the official announcement.
At 20th Century Fox, Basse was responsible for technology strategy for the film studio, covering production/post-production, theatrical distribution and home entertainment. He also succeeded to create industry-leading partnerships with Samsung, Ericsson and Barco, among others, which led to the founding of the Fox Innovation Lab.
According to the announcement, Basse will expand the company’s global footprint. He will be based in Los Angeles and report to Live Planet founder and CEO Halsey Minor.
"I’m absolutely thrilled to mark the next stage of growth for Live Planet with the addition of Hanno to our world-class team of media and technology experts. Hanno brings a truly unique level of senior experience to Live Planet that will be extremely valuable to us as we help our customers meet the increasing demands of streaming video and next-generation on-demand services," said Minor.