Shane McCarthy

CEO, Friend MTS

Shane leads the Friend MTS executive team and has responsibility for business growth globally. With broad experience driving change in the TV technology industry, Shane previously grew Caldero, his own consulting business in the video tech space, from a bootstrapped startup to a FTSE listed company. He has also held C-level positions at companies including Pace and Irdeto and is chair of one of the UK’s largest technology EoT boards. Shane is based in London, UK.

Friend MTS is a company dedicated to innovation in content and platform security. Since its inception, the company has developed a comprehensive suite of security services, powered by a unique set of proprietary technologies, to deliver the right solution in any situation. Friend MTS is unique in developing and maintaining its entire technology stack in-house. The company’s R&D teams are staffed by leading experts in a variety of disciplines in the field of technical security, ranging from signals processing and search specialists, through to data analysts and operational security researchers. This level of control gives unparalleled flexibility to service clients’ exact requirements. With offices around the world, Friend MTS serves the requirements of content producers and delivery platforms worldwide.