Anne Schelle to lead Open Mobile Video Coalition


Anne Schelle, a wireless industry leader who helped launch the digital cellular revolution, has been named Executive Director of the Open Mobile Video Coalition (OMVC).  She’ll spearhead efforts the alliance of commercial and public broadcasters, to accelerate the development of mobile digital television broadcasting in the US.

”The OMVC has made tremendous strides since its launch, and today, we mark another milestone in our organization’s forward momentum with the appointment of a stellar Executive Director whose experience, vision and leadership will help take us to the next level,” said Brandon Burgess, Chairman of the OMVC and Chairman and CEO of ION Media Networks.

Schelle comes to the OMVC from her role as a partner at Actium Advisors, which provides strategic, transactional and operational expertise to clients in the telecom, media and finance sectors.  From 1999 – 2007, she was President of Tasman Technologies, a specialized consulting firm providing business and strategic services to telecommunications companies.