SEATTLE, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Panopto, a leading video platform provider for enterprise and education markets, today announced the appointment of Eric Burns to CEO. Burns is a co-founder of Panopto who has served as the company’s chief product officer since its founding in 2007. William L. Guttman, who has led Panopto’s growth and expansion as CEO since 2010, will continue as the company’s Executive Chairman.
Panopto was founded as a technology transfer from Carnegie Mellon University. Since 2007, the company has experienced tremendous growth. In 2014, Panopto was recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest-growing technology businesses in North America, and by Gartner as a Leader in the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management. The company’s video capture and management software is currently used by more than five hundred universities and Fortune 500 companies around the world.
“In the past few years, Panopto has established itself as a leader among enterprise video platforms and has become the fastest-growing video capture and management solution at academic institutions,” said William L. Guttman, Panopto’s executive chairman. “As we look ahead to continued market expansion and success, Eric’s technology vision, proven acumen as a business leader, and understanding of the enterprise and education sectors will propel Panopto to its next stage of growth.” “Read more”