Sorenson Media Names COO

San Diego-based Sorenson Media, which develops video encoding and decoding software, said today that it has promoted its Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Eric Quanstrom, to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Quanstrom joined Sorenson Media in May of 2009, at was previously at SightSpeed. Along with the promotion, Sorenson Media said it has hired a new enterprise sales team.