Sorenson Media Appoints Tech Veteran As New CEO

Salt Lake City-based Sorenson Media said this morning that it has appointed a new CEO, tapping Marcus Liassides as its new CEO. The company said that Liassides previously had served at such companies as Specific Media and Move Networks. Liassides was most recently EVP for Specific Media, and President and CEO of Xumo. Both companies are part of Interactive Media Holdings. He also had founded Inuk Networks (acquired by Move Networks in 2009), and became CEO of Move Networks in 2010. Sorenson Media is a developer of video encoding and decoding software.