BBTV Holdings Inc., a media tech company that uses technology enabled solutions to help content creators and influencers become more successful, announces the appointment of seasoned financial executive Blake Corbet as VP, Corporate Development of the Company’s wholly-owned operating subsidiary, BroadbandTV Corp. (“BBTV Corp”). An accomplished business leader, Blake will report to BBTV Corp’s Chairperson & CEO, Shahrzad Rafati.
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“BBTV has developed a deep pipeline of potential accretive acquisitions that could strategically support organic business growth, especially across the company’s higher margin Plus Solutions,” comments Shahrzad Rafati, Chairperson & CEO, BBTV. “As a public company, we remain focused on allocating capital strategically and leveraging our data and relationships to further enhance revenue and margins. We’re excited to add Blake’s deep financial expertise as we further expand the business.”
Blake is an accomplished investment banker with over 25 years experience in London, New York, Toronto and Vancouver. He started his banking career at Haywood Securities in 1990 as an investment banking analyst. This was followed by Salomon Brothers in London and New York, before returning to Canada in 1996 as an Executive Director, Investment Banking where he spent eight years with CIBC World Markets in Toronto. Most recently, Blake was Managing Director and Co-Head of Investment Banking at PI Financial where he completed a variety of financing and advisory transactions across the Technology, Telecom and Healthcare sectors.
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“BBTV has a fundamental impact on the success of some of the world’s most prominent influencers and content creators across multiple platforms, countries and verticals. The opportunity to further scale and monetize this content and reach is significant,” comments Blake Corbet, VP, Corporate Development, BBTV. “Shahrzad has built a phenomenal business and team, and I’m excited to help take the company to the next level.”
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