Media Temple Announces New COO, CTO

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Web hosting and cloud services provider, Media Temple, Inc announced two key additions to its executive team on Wednesday: Russell P. Reeder, new President and Chief Operating Officer, and Albert Lopez, new Chief Technology Officer. Reporting directly to CEO Demian Sellfors, Reeder will assume responsibility for the company’s global business operations and strategy. Lopez will lead technology initiatives while extending the company’s scalable platform for continued growth.

“Russell Reeder and Albert Lopez are a great team and make wonderful additions to the Media Temple family,” said CEO and Co-founder Demian Sellfors. “Their expertise in driving strategy and growth will be incredible assets as we continue to provide premium services to companies looking for a strategic web hosting and cloud services partner.”

Reeder comes to Media Temple from digital publishing solutions provider LibreDigital. As President and CEO, he led the company through substantial growth and acquisition by RR Donnelley, developing an impressive client roster which currently includes Amazon, Apple, Sony, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster and The New York Times. He brings with him more than 12 years of senior executive experience with industry-leading companies, including multiple IT enterprises as well as Fortune 500s Oracle and Mobil Oil. Reeder holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University, is on the Young Presidents’ Organization board and regularly speaks at leading technology conferences.

“Media Temple is an exceptional brand that offers scalable web hosting and cloud services unlike any of its competitors,” Reeder (President/COO) said. “I look forward to creating innovative products and continuing to build solid partnerships with our diverse range of clients.”