On-board ‘infotainment’ provider GoMedia appoints Managing Director

On-board ‘infotainment’ provider GoMedia appoints Managing Director

Roger Matthews joins GoMedia from Sky, where he worked on The Cloud project
Roger joins GoMedia from Sky, where he worked on ‘The Cloud’ project

GoMedia has appointed former Sky Commercial Director Roger Matthews as Managing Director to drive company expansion in the UK and Europe.

Roger joins the company as it rebrands from Cap Media to GoMedia to reflect it’s ‘on the go’ offering to coach and rail passengers. Roger says: “The rebranding reflects both the evolution of the company as well as its vision for the future and I’m so pleased to be part of it.”

He has previously worked for Sky, Vodafone and 3.

GoMedia software provides entertainment to passenger’s devices on mobile, tablet or laptop, when travelling by train or coach.

Using existing on-board Wi-Fi infrastructure, GoMedia aims to increase customer satisfaction while tapping into new revenue sources such as passenger upgrades, refreshment orders, pay-per-view content and destination offers.

Says Matt Seaman, GoMedia Chief Executive: “Roger understands the intricacies of our business and has developed a deep understanding of what clients want from their entertainment provider through his experience. He will be leading a seasoned team of technology and broadcast experts and I am delighted to appoint him to the role.”