TVU Networks has appointed Douglas Russell 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 having spent time as 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 director of operations for live streaming company FlipOn.TV, and as product manager for audio equipment provider Behringer North America.
“The Northwestern US 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 calibre 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 AV, to live events and streaming, to PEG and professional sports. He’s going to be a tremendous asset to our TVU team.”
“TVU has a strong reputation in the industry for being a customer-focused and agile organisation, 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.”