The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has appointed Aaron Herps because the Basic Supervisor of its Coalition In opposition to Piracy (CAP), following the departure of Neil Gane, who leaves AVIA to take up a place with the Alliance for Creativity and Leisure.
Herps joined AVIA in 2019 because the Operations Supervisor for CAP, working alongside Gane on all CAP initiatives from authorities outreach to felony investigations and related enforcement actions in opposition to syndicates and streaming web site operators in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
In his function as Basic Supervisor of CAP, Herps will construct on the robust legacy that he and Gane have constructed, sustaining the coalitions and alliances throughout the business which have made CAP so efficient and persevering with to supply knowledgeable technical and forensic evaluation of the shifting state of the piracy ecosystem to members and authorities officers.
“Aaron has been instrumental to the success of CAP over the past two years so it offers me nice pleasure to see him now taking up the function of Basic Supervisor. The combat in opposition to piracy by no means stays static however Aaron has the creativity and expertise to guide our business’s efforts as each the menace and our response to it evolve. I’m trying ahead to the subsequent chapter of CAP,” mentioned Louis Boswell, CEO, AVIA.
Herps has over 15 years of content material safety expertise within the sports activities and leisure industries throughout Asia Pacific. Previous to becoming a member of AVIA, Herps was Supervisor of Digital Content material Safety for Asia Pacific at beIN Media Group and was the Senior Supervisor of International Content material Safety on the Movement Image Affiliation of America for greater than a decade.