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Øyvind Lundbakk joins Sixty as Chief Business Officer

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Sixty is expanding its C-level management team and are happy to announce that Øyvind Lundbakk has joined as Chief Business Officer.

Øyvind brings in a lot of experience from having worked as Chief Product Officer at Altibox for many years, and served as board-member on several of the Lyse Group´s companies including Altibox Denmark AS, StayOn AS and Smartly AS. He was also one of the founders of SmartPhones Telecom that was sold to Telenor in 2007. Øyvind will also join the board of EC Living AS after having served as interim CEO.   

Sixty represents 15 years of experience in delivering on-air graphics, streaming technology and strategic online TV design projects to customers like TV2, Altibox and RiksTV. Over the last 5 years Sixty has grown to become a global technology vendor within the rapidly changing world of TV. Today Sixty delivers it´s interactive TV platform, Ease Live, to some of the world’s largest broadcasters and sports leagues in the world, helping them engage their audience in new ways and grow their ratings by delivering new interactive TV graphics for streaming services.

In close collaboration with Huawei, Sixty also offer new STB user experiences through it’s Ease TV product, which is currently being rolled out to European TV distributors. The Sixty products serve millions of people with engaging TV experiences globally.

“At Sixty we are changing how people watch TV, by enabling new value to be created on top of well established video streaming services. I feel proud that Øyvind Lundbakk is joining Sixty at this stage”, says Kjetil Horneland (CEO). “Øyvind has a reputation as a senior strategist and negotiator with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications and content industry. The C-level team is now complete and represents in-depth knowledge from all parts of the TV entertainment value-chain.”

Øyvind is really excited to be part of Sixty´s C-level team, revealing that he chose Sixty because of the positive culture and the company´s strong value proposition for broadcasters

“I’m very excited about joining such an innovative media tech company as Sixty. It is not very often you see a Norwegian company with technology that scales globally; and that enables customers to take strategic positions in the TV value chain. I look forward to being responsible for defining, organising and managing Sixty´s business strategy plans going forward. The whole entertainment value chain is undergoing disruptive change. Together with the highly professional management team we will continue to be innovative and create digital business models that add value to customers throughout the world.“

Sixty will be present at IBC (14.H21)  If you would like to book a meeting with Øyvind during IBC, please contact Craig Morton – craig@sixty.no or +47 485 02 569