Campus Technology Award Winner!
Ensemble Video was selected as a shining example of technology innovation in higher ed by Campus Technology.
Streaming Media Readers' Choice Nominee 2012
Our Team Commits Extensive Energy to Make Our Customers Happy
Ensemble Video is an award-winning video content management system that enables efficient, coordinated, and collaborative rich media management for a small group of users or all the users within an organization. Ensemble Video is flexible, easy to deploy and support, easy to use, and integrates easily with a wide range of complementary video and Web technologies. Learn more about our expertise, our team and our story.
The team behind the Ensemble Video platform has broad and deep expertise in the technologies, workflow's, and in-the-trenches realities of diverse media use in today's progressive non-profit and for-profit learning organizations. Rich media applications in most organizations or consortia are inherently different than media use in social networking environments. Our experts know what those differences are and where there is overlap and complementary value, and we are determined to help our customers achieve maximum return on investment from their efforts to leverage new rich media tools and technologies.
Meet the Team
CEO & Founder
Covell is the founder and CEO of Ensemble Video. In his former role as executive director of information technology at the Syracuse University Martin J. Whitman School of Management, Andy was responsible for integrating technology across all the activities of the school. He has authored numerous articles appearing in Network Computing, Workgroup Computing Quarterly, InformationWeek, and the Streamingmedia.com Web site. He has also been an instructor of entrepreneurship at the Whitman School and is the author of "Digital Convergence" (Aegis 1999) and "Digital Convergence Phase 2" (Stipes 2004).
Vice President of Marketing & Sales
Today Nadzan is in charge of marketing and sales strategies that will generate positive awareness and revenue for Ensemble Video. Before focusing on marketing and sales, Nadzan was involved in inventing the initial version of Ensemble Video. This includes the creation of the Ensemble Video brand concept, the Ensemble Video logo and core product functionality. Prior to joining Ensemble Video, Nadzan was the Director of Technology Services at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, and was also responsible for managing Syracuse University's rich media infrastructure. Nadzan has been a frequent panelist at Streaming Media East/West, and in addition to his audio/video expertise, Scott has significant expertise in Web design, Internet Marketing, e-commerce, social media and new media. Scott also enjoys teaching, he has spent time teaching in K-12, higher-education and corporate institutions.
Director of Infrastructure and Support
Patterson was one of the original creators of Ensemble Video and designed the underlying relational database that empowers the software. Jeremy graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a degree in Information Technology. After graduation Jeremy worked as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) teaching courses in infrastructure, software development, and database design and administration. After a number of years as a trainer, Jeremy was employed as the systems architect at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. It was here that he met the other founding members of Symphony Video and developed the software known today as Ensemble Video. After Whitman, Jeremy worked for an AmLaw 200 law firm for a number of years before rejoining the Symphony Video team. Jeremy has extensive enterprise-level infrastructure experience ranging from Windows platform, telecom, virtualization, SANs, database design and management, and VoIP.
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer
Pease is a Senior Software Engineer specializing in the development, customization, and integration of enterprise web applications. Pease is experienced using open source technologies and solutions to fulfill project requirements, and he's interested in the research, design and implementation of RESTful application architectures. Pease is a modern-day magician, and will be focused on improving the Ensemble Video feature-set and developing integrations with complimentary technologies.
Hine joined Ensemble Video in 2012. She's a recent graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she worked as a multimedia web producer for TheNewshouse.com. Hine has contracted with Syracuse area businesses, publications, educational institutions, and individual clients as a writer, photographer, videographer, graphic designer, and social media consultant. At Syracuse University, she completed an in-depth research project on WIRED magazine, which is used internally at WIRED to provide perspective on the publication. Here at Ensemble Video, Hine orchestrates external communications projects, including blog articles and newsletters. The voice behind our social media presence, Hine is devoted to communicating with educators about their daily experiences incorporating video and rich media content into their classrooms.
Board Member & CFO
Walsh is the chief financial officer and a board member of Symphony Video Inc. Professor Walsh teaches courses in the Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting and the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management. He also serves as the director of a distance learning MS in accounting program. Recognized as an outstanding teacher, Bill held the Whitman Teaching Fellowship in the Whitman School from 2004-2006. Walsh is a partner with Davidson Fox & Co., a regional CPA firm, and holds a position on the Board of Directors of the Syracuse University Tax Institute.
The Ensemble Video platform has grown out of a project at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management in New York State, to create a flexible, easy-to-use video content management system. Andy Covell, the former executive director of information technology at the Whitman School of Management, formed Symphony Video Inc. and in 2007 secured exclusive worldwide rights to market the underlying patent-pending technology in a commercial software product now called Ensemble Video. Since then, Ensemble Video has been successfully deployed in a variety of organizations and consortia in higher education, K-12, health care, and enterprise markets.