Brian Cabeceiras Board AdvisorEric Pfaff Board AdvisorArtel Video Systems today announced the establishment of a Board of Advisors and welcomed Brian Cabeceiras and Eric Pfaff as its first members.

Cabeceiras brings 36 years of executive leadership experience spanning sales and marketing, systems, strategy, and technology in the media and entertainment technology industry. Prior to joining Artel’s Board of Advisors, he was Chief Strategy Officer for Imagine Communications and Chief Technology Officer for Harris Broadcast Communications. Cabeceiras brings a wealth of Fortune 500 operational experience to Artel from his career at Sony Broadcast, Tektronix/Grass Valley Group, Seachange International, Leitch Technology, and Harris Broadcast-Imagine Communications; he was instrumental in corporate growth with over $1.5B of successful mergers and acquisitions activity.

Pfaff has more than 36 years in executive leadership experience in the media broadcast industry. He has been instrumental in the vision, entrepreneurialism, and application of leading edge innovations in the video transport sector. Prior to joining the Artel Board of Advisors, Pfaff was co-founder of Beers Enterprises / The Switch, and served as Executive Vice President and Treasurer. He co-founded Beers Associates, a media systems integration solutions company, and served as President. Pfaff also co-founded and served as a partner in TX Media.

“As technology advances and the uses of multimedia expand beyond the traditional broadcast market, Artel is poised for growth,” said Mike Rizzo, President and CEO, Artel Video Systems. “Brian and Eric have been deeply entrenched in the industry and bring with them the expertise to guide Artel as the company forges a new direction in delivering real-time multimedia to the masses.”

The addition of Cabeceiras and Pfaff to the Board of Advisors is effective immediately.