TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced Douglas Russell joined the company this month as the Northwest Regional Accounts Manager, North America Sales.
Based in Seattle, Russell comes to TVU Networks from a varied audio/visual background, including senior-level engineering positions at Amazon Prime Sports and Keycode Media and field engineer at Raytheon. While at Keycode Media, he worked his way up to an Account Manager role, advising clients on the optimal systems for live production, broadcast, streaming, and post-production workflows. Russell also served as the Director of Operations for the live streaming company, FlipOn.TV, and as Product Manager for audio equipment provider, Behringer North America.
“The Northwestern U.S. has always been a very strong region for TVU,” said Kyle Luther, Vice President of Sales, North America, TVU Networks. “I’m thrilled to have someone of Doug’s caliber join us to take excellent care of our existing customers as well as develop new relationships in the area. His base of technical and sales experience is so broad it allows him to see things from many different perspectives. He’s got unique insights to offer on all the markets we serve – from corporate A/V, to live events and streaming, to PEG and professional sports. He’s going to be a tremendous asset to our TVU team.”
Russell notes that he’s particularly excited to highlight the advantages of TVU’s cloud and IP solutions for live remote production, which include: TVU Producer for multi-camera video production; TVU Partyline collaboration and engagement platform; TVU Anywhere live video transmission using a smartphone app, and TVU Remote Commentator for broadcast quality sports and event commentary from anywhere.
“TVU has a strong reputation in the industry for being a customer focused and agile organization, and I’m excited to have joined at this time,” said Russell. “I’ve been amazed to see the speed at which TVU operates, delivers solution enhancements, and accommodates customers’ needs. I’m eager to engage with my TVU clients across the northwest and work with them on employing technology that will simplify their workflow and expand their ability to provide content to their audience.”
Russell can be reached at [email protected]