Encompass Government Solutions, a leader in global satellite and terrestrial connectivity and a division of Encompass Digital Media, announced today that O’Brian McKinley has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development. McKinley will concentrate on developing and expanding the company’s relationships within the government sector. McKinley will be based in Atlanta but will primarily work in Washington, D.C. to assist senior government and DoD clients realize new opportunities and solutions.
“With over 30 years of government and commercial broadcast experience, O’Brian is an important addition to our organization,” said Ed Horowitz, Co-CEO of Encompass. “His understanding of media distribution along with his expertise in IPTV, VOD, OTT and VoIP further enhances the capabilities of the Government Solutions team and allows us to significantly increase our service offerings.”
“I am pleased to be joining such a talented organization,” said McKinley. “Encompass has grown steadily over the past several years, and I look forward to contributing to the continued expansion of the Government Solutions segment.”
McKinley most recently served as Globecomm’s Senior Director – Media, Entertainment & Broadcast Business Development where he specialized in the delivery and implementation for an array of international networks. Prior to Globecomm, McKinley was Director of Network Operations for PBS in Alexandria, VA where he managed the day-to-day operations of the network including studio production, post production and program delivery. In addition, McKinley managed and designed on-air broadcast entities for CNN, Turner Broadcasting, The Nashville Network and CBS.
About Encompass Government Solutions
Encompass Government Solutions, a leader in global satellite and terrestrial connectivity, provides managed services for civilian government and military sectors including federal, state and local agencies. With worldwide distribution resources, Encompass offers reliable, cost-effective satellite and fiber solutions; mobile uplink services; IP voice, data and video; 24/7/365 network monitoring; and collocation within eight of the company’s Teleports. Encompass supports Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) and ad-hoc communications requirements as well as emergency responders and disaster recovery needs.