SDVI Leadership team
Chief Product Officer
Co-founder and Chief Product Officer Simon Eldridge is responsible for the strategic direction, definition and daily management of all product offerings.
Over 16 years in both Europe & North America, Eldridge has built an extensive track record of building and managing successful product lines in management positions at leading vendors in the media and entertainment space, most recently as Director of Product Management, Workflow and Manageability at Harmonic. In this role, Simon oversaw Harmonic’s extensive portfolio of software applications for media & workflow management for production, playout and distribution.
Previously, Eldridge was at Omneon where he managed the software portfolio as well as relationships with third-party OEM partners. Prior to joining Omneon in 2006, Eldridge managed the digital asset management product line for Harris Broadcast and Encoda Systems, via the acquisition of Arkemedia Technologies, which he co-founded in 1999.
Eldridge’s extensive experience and skills in both technology and marketing afford him a unique awareness of the industry. His particular areas of expertise are digital asset management, workflow automation, archiving and media lifecycles. Eldridge earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in marketing design from Southampton Solent University.