Ottawa, ON - Apr 4, 2013 - International Datacasting Corporation has named Doug Lowther to be the corporation's new CEO. Lowther is presently executive vice-president at Irdeto. Currently based in Beijing, Lowther will relocate to Ottawa when he begins his work with IDC, which the company expects to be in the last week of May 2013.
Lowther has extensive experience developing and executing successful business growth strategies in the fields of digital television, wireless networking, IP-based services and software security. He started with Irdeto as vice president of marketing in 2004. More recently, Lowther was responsible for Irdeto's business with Pay TV operators worldwide. He currently heads Irdeto's sales, marketing, and corporate development teams.
Prior to joining Irdeto, Lowther was an independent consultant and strategy advisor. His previous positions include several executive roles with Nortel Networks, where he was vice president and general manager of wireless applications and the vice president of strategic marketing. He began his career building network planning and operations systems for telecom operators.