German firm Lawo has appointed Phil Myers as senior director of IP Systems.
Lawo explains that in this newly created role Myers will coordinate the IP product portfolio and core technology development across the Lawo business as well as supporting the Advisory Board with strategic and technology direction during this fast-changing transitional period in the broadcast industry.
Prior to joining Lawo, Myers was IP product manager for SAM [Snell Advanced Media] and Grass Valley. He also previously worked in technical product management and head of technology positions at Pinnacle Systems Inc., Sony and CVP.
According to Lawo, his appointment comes at a crucial time for the broadcast industry — manufacturers and customers alike — adopting IP technologies with all benefits they offer in quality, efficiency, cross-media content production and distribution.