Looper Insight expands after great point investment

Accelerating its growth phase, film and television data analytics and digital asset-management platform provider Looper Insights has made a number of appointments to its management board and senior executive team.

New CTO Alex Heeton joins from DC Thomson Publishing, where he was head of software for Beano Studios.

Eric Stein has been retained to lead business development efforts in the US and Canada, with Tony Kelly taking a similar role in Latin America.

Stein is the founder of consulting firm Impact Global Media, which specialises in managing and optimising media marketplace transition. Digital and pay-TV veteran Kelly founded and served as executive chairman of Digital Media Distribution Limited (DMD), which distributes independent world-cinema films to Latin America’s major cable and IPTV platforms.

Stuart Simms has also joined the Looper team as an advisor to the board, having worked for companies including Rakuten, Microsoft and Rackspace.