Ron Quartararo, Hitachi Data Systems

April 15, 2014 · Posted in Speakers 

Ron Quartararo Hitachi data systems x300Ron Quartararo
Director, Business Development; Communications, Media and Entertainment
Hitachi Data Systems

Ron Quartararo is director of business development for the Communications, Media & Entertainment vertical at Hitachi Data Systems in the Americas. In this role he is responsible for helping drive revenue and strategy for M&E, working with local sales teams, channel and ISV partners to offer compelling solutions to broadcast and cable networks, studios and other content creators and distributors in the Americas. He has spent the past 20 years in a variety of senior level business development, strategic planning and managerial roles in the media & entertainment industry with technology companies such as Verizon, Ascent Media, Sun/StorageTek, and Arbitron. He began his media career at RKO, responsible for strategic planning for their film, broadcast divisions and syndication divisions. His most recent work on Media Cloud strategies and solutions led to a white paper presentation on “Leveraging the Cloud for File-based Workflows at SMPTE’s annual Technology Conference in October, 2012; republished in October 2013. Quartararo is also an accomplished writer with OpEd pieces published in the NY Times, Daily News, Barron’s, Newsday, Business & Society Review, TV Executive, 60 Minutes, Broadcast Engineering, and Broadcasting & Cable. Quartararo has an MBA in Finance from St. John’s University and currently resides in Tampa, Florida.

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