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March 20, 2019, 3:55 pm
Industry Veterans Chris May and Peter Price Bring Expertise to Meet Growing Demand for Advanced Media Technology Systems in M&E Space
20, 2019) — Chesapeake
Systems, the premier workflow
solutions architects for highly advanced media technology systems in media and entertainment,
has added industry veterans Chris May and Peter Price to the company’s
Northeast team. May serves as Director of Business Development and Price has assumed
the role of Director of Solutions Architecture.
Peter bring the ideal complement of skills and experience to further the value
we bring to our clients,” says CEO Jason Paquin. “They both have a thorough
understanding of the business and creative needs that face our clients, along
with extensive technical and product knowledge to continue to elevate and
optimize today’s media workflows for future demands.”
As Director of
Business Development, May focuses on helping media organizations understand
their business needs and best practices amid the generational shift in how
content is produced, acquired, distributed, archived, consumed and monetized.
With over 21 years of experience that includes time at Spectra Logic, Levels
Beyond, Digital Strategies, Turner Sports and CNN, May integrates technical,
creative and business perspectives to facilitate progress on all fronts.
“We’re at the
vanguard of a fundamental change in the entire digital media supply chain that
includes the way creators and consumers interact and experience content,” notes
May. “Chesapeake has a truly rare ability to bridge the gap between content
creators and IT departments. I’m excited to be on board.”
artist and musician, Price brings to his role over 20 years of experience in
video post-production and broadcast systems, with a focus on IT media systems
integration. He previously worked at YouTube, HBO, CBS Sports Network, and
Reuters News, as well as a handful of boutique post production facilities in
New York and Los Angeles.
“I was drawn to
Chesapeake’s reputation – on both the client and vendor sides,” says Price.
“Their expertise in M&E workflow and production is universally respected. I
look forward to digging into innovative solutions that produce efficiencies and
savings for clients.”
Both May and
Price joined Chesapeake at the end of 2018, and report to Paquin. This
Northeast expansion follows Chesapeake’s growth over the past two years in the
West, with the addition of Los Angeles-based Senior Systems Engineer Drew Hall
and Account Manager Sarah Shechner, and reinforces the company’s dedication to
providing unparalleled expertise and support to its customers across the
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