Bruce LyonPresident, CEO
Bruce is an Oscar winner for Technical Achievement and a leader in the Media Technology industry. Prior to becoming CEO of IMT, he ran Sun Microsystems’ Global Media and Entertainment Markets Group. In that capacity he was responsible for Sun’s sales, strategy, solutions development, partnering, and marketing to Sun’s media and entertainment customers worldwide. During Bruce’s tenure, Sun’s annual revenues in the media and entertainment vertical topped $500 million. Before his time at Sun, he was a strategic consultant to large telecommunications and media companies including Verizon, Sprint, and Time Warner. In 1994 Bruce sold the business he founded, Lyon Lamb Video Animation Systems, Inc. As founder and chief executive, he was responsible for managing a 45-person team of engineers, technicians, sales and marketing employees spread over the US and the UK. Lyon Lamb was the industry’s leading provider of high-resolution image conversion products, animation controllers, and 3D animation software. Bruce is an honors graduate from Chapman University.
Prior to his career at IMT, Jack spent 10 years in various positions in the financial industry. He started his career at JP Morgan working on emerging market debt offerings totaling over $5 billion. Jack then moved to private equity with Studio Holdings LLC where he managed various Web 2.0 deals. Most recently, Jack was the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis at Spark Networks Inc. After multiple acquisitions, a $30 million private placement, and a successful filing on the AMEX, Jack left to start IMT in 2007. Jack received a BA in Economics from Southern Methodist University, a MBA from Texas Christian University, and a Masters of Entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business. Jack currently sits on the board of LA’s Best Friends.
Jason KranitzSVP, Sales
Jason Kranitz is a founding member of IMT’s executive team and the leader of the sales organization for the company’s Media and IT Services business. Jason has over 20 years of experience advising clients on how to use state of the art technology to drive new business initiatives. He has worked with a broad range of clients spanning the media, broadcast, sports, corporate IT, government, and life sciences industries. Jason began his career at Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) as a sales executive focusing on the entertainment and higher education markets in Southern California. In 2001 Jason moved to Storage Technology Corporation (StorageTek or STK) where he led a team responsible for driving disk and tape archival storage sales in entertainment, aerospace, higher education, and information technology. Jason joined Sun Microsystems in 2005 through the acquisition of StorageTek before leaving to start IMT in 2007. Jason received a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Arizona.
Chris DrynanVP, Operations
Chris Drynan runs IMT’s internal operations and external projects for the consulting and systems integration business and is a key member of the executive team. Chris has been in the technology business his entire career with management and operations responsibilities spanning several industries. He came to IMT from an executive position at a Virgin company specializing in private aviation. Chris’s background includes management positions in start-ups, mid-market technology companies, and large corporations including Oracle. Chris received a BS in Finance from Gonzaga University and a MBA in International Business and Entrepreneurship from Loyola Marymount University.
Chief Strategy Officer
Rob KobrinChief Strategy Officer
Rob Kobrin began his career in 1975 as an apprentice to director John G. Avildsen on Rocky. In 1986 Kobrin focused on editing, with an emphasis on emerging technologies, and in the 1990’s performed the first digital editing on studio feature films for Columbia and Paramount. He was instrumental in the development of the first file-based workflow technologies including OMF and shared storage for Avid Technologies. From 1999 to 2003, Kobrin served as Senior Vice President World-Wide Product Marketing at Avid. As CTO of Integrated Media Technologies, he is heavily involved in product development and continues to consult with media enterprises regarding business and media practices.
Jose joined IMT shortly after earning a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, where he attended as a President’s Scholar. Jose’s research and studies focused on Operating Systems, Networking, and Artificial Intelligence. While still a student, Jose worked for Intel Corporation as a Software Developer on market-changing 64-bit and multi-core CPU technologies.
At IMT, Jose developed extensive knowledge in the conversion of tape-based workflows to file-based workflows for studio, broadcast, sports and post-production applications. Jose is a key member of the IMT Consulting Team and his experience is invaluable in leading the design and deployment of large digital media archive solutions. Jose’s deep understanding of the fundamentals of the design of computer hardware and software, as well as the intricacies of the interconnectivity of disparate technologies is instrumental to the success of projects. Jose’s knowledge is also critical to the evaluation process of products and solutions, which are also paramount to the success of the project. Preparing for and projecting the future of technology is part of Jose’s DNA, as looking forward and preparing for the future is directly related to the protection of the customer’s initial investment.
As described above, Jose serves as a technical architect, and engineering and development leader for IMT. Jose helps customers solve complex data problems with practical, elegant and resilient technology. Jose has been instrumental in many projects for numerous customers. His ability to design, develop and implement complex SAN solutions, while taking the complexity out of view of the customer is a special capability. Jose has the skill and experience to understand file systems, operating systems, and the differential feature sets of many vendors’ solutions to determine what is best for the customer. Examples of Jose’s recent work include projects related to FOX SPORTS 1, FOX NFL, FOX Sports, DIRECTV’s Audience Network, and The Golf Channel.
President, Video Collaboration
Todd LuttingerPresident, Video Collaboration
Todd Luttinger joined IMT in 2016 as President of our Visual Collaboration Business Unit. Prior to IMT he was President and CEO of Providea Conferencing, a Camarillo, CA award winning leader in the videoconferencing, collaboration and multimedia integration marketplace. Todd led the successful sale of Providea to Strategic Products & Services in 2012 where he served in various management roles through 2015. In 2002 Todd co-founded Videre Conferencing a Boston, MA-based videoconferencing integrator that became a regional market leader in New England and New York. As President & CEO of Videre Todd led the merger of the company with Providea in 2008. Todd was also VP of North American Sales for VTEL Corp, a publicly traded, Austin, TX-based videoconferencing manufacturer as well as holding leadership roles in communication companies including ROLM, Contel Executone and USTeleCenters, he is a graduate of Bentley University and a Trustee of Ohio Wesleyan University.
VP, Video Collaboration
Steve CoglianoVP, Video Collaboration
Steve Cogliano joined IMT in 2016 as Vice President of our Visual Collaboration Business Unit. Prior to IMT he was CTO of the Video & Collaboration Practice group at Strategic Products & Services (SPS) a NJ-based UC System Integrator. Before its acquisition by SPS, Steve was Vice President of Engineering and Operations for Providea Conferencing, a Camarillo, CA award winning leader in the videoconferencing, collaboration and multimedia integration marketplace. In 2002 Steve co-founded Videre Conferencing a Boston, MA-based videoconferencing integrator that became a regional market leader in New England and New York. As Vice President of Operations at Videre he led all pre-sales engineering as well as project implementation and support services teams. Steve was also Director of Eastern Region Sales Engineering for VTEL Corp, a publicly traded, Austin, TX-based videoconferencing manufacturer as well as holding technical engineering roles in communication companies including Convergent Networks, Bell Atlantic and Verizon. He has been a trusted advisor on Partner Councils for Tandberg, Cisco, Acano, Polycom and LifeSize.
George TamasPresident, LearnX
George Tamas has more than three decades of experience in top management positions for computer software/service organizations. After receiving his degree in Mathematics from UCLA, he taught Mathematics and Computer Science for several years before starting his first company. He has since led multiple companies that engaged in such areas as technology management consulting, software development, networking, and outsourcing. Tamas has been a featured speaker at numerous state, national, and international conferences. He is recognized as a leading innovator in government and educational uses of technology, and particularly in the design and development of Web-based, multi-entity networks and databases.
Integrated Media Technologies Inc. (IMT) is a media systems integration, IT, and video collaboration company with offices in Los Angeles, Boston and Dallas. Inc. Magazine honored IMT as a 2018 ‘Best Workplaces’ in America company. IMT serves the telecommunications, media & entertainment, institutional, enterprise sectors with a broad range of solutions designed to drive new value and efficiencies from technology. IMT’s operations are segmented into three principal businesses: Consulting and Systems Integration Business, Video Collaboration, and IT Services.
CONSULTING, SYSTEMS INTEGRATION AND IT SERVICES
IMT provides a broad range of technology solutions to telecommunications, media, entertainment and other large enterprise customers. The company has a world class staff of technology architects, engineers, and sales professionals focused on state of the art media, computing, storage, security and networking technologies. IMT is engaged with a large group of top tier clients on a varied set of projects including strategic business consulting, technology infrastructure, large scale media storage and archiving, networking, security, cloud and managed services.
VIDEO COLLABORATION SERVICES
IMT designs and builds Video Collaboration systems for Fortune 500 clients and other private and public organizations. VC’s solutions are designed for enterprise class interactive corporate communications and distance learning. The Video Collaboration Services team brings decades of engineering and client expertise to enterprise customers that require a broad array of interactive video communications solutions and/or large scale multi-media presentation systems. IMT’s Video Collaboration team designs and engineers custom solutions for corporate board rooms, conference rooms, and remotely connected clients using mobile phones, tablets or laptops.
IMT’s Interactive Video Learning systems are designed for real time distance learning using state of the art interactive video and audio technologies. IVL is composed of several location independent sub-systems, which can be easily integrated with a company’s broadband network or added on to, providing maximum flexibility at a minimum cost. Together, these sub-systems allow an organization to video connect with facilities both inside and outside their network. Use cases include curriculum based instruction, interactive technical training, and real-time interactive video based employee communications. The IVL system provides a large geographically dispersed organization with a highly effective and reliable method for communicating between facilities, meeting rooms and individuals, at a level that matches HD broadcast quality television