Phil Myers has joined Lawo, the global leader for innovation driven technologies for the broadcast industry, as the Senior Director of IP Systems (a newly created position). The duties will focus on IP product portfolio and core technology development across the Lawo business as well as supporting the Advisory Board with strategic and technology direction. The appointment comes at a vital time where the broadcast industry is quickly changing and IP development is ever-evolving.
“We are very excited to have Phil join our team,” responds Phillip Lawo, CEO, “„His extensive knowledge of the broadcast eco-system, coupled with real-world experience of deploying IP systems make Phil a valuable addition to the management team here at Lawo during this period of rapid growth.“
Myers is a seasoned veteran that has held the role as IP product manager for SAM (Snell Advanced Media) and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. As well as, undertaken technical product management and Head of Technology positions at Pinnacle Systems Inc. (now part of Avid Technology), Sony and CVP. Lawo is a giant in the broadcast industry, renowned for its first in class network, control, audio and video technology, developing and manufacturing IP-based systems and solutions for broadcast and post production, as well as live performance and theatrical applications. The product range includes multiple award-winning control and monitoring systems, digital audio mixing consoles, routers, video processing tools as well as solutions for IP-based A/V infrastructures and routing systems.
Myers commented on his new position: “It’s great to be part of a team with such a great vision about the future of our industry and that has the commitment, passion, right people, and leading-edge IP audio, video, networking and control technologies to achieve this vision, for the benefit of our clients. The inspiration and inventiveness of Lawo people, coupled with their drive and determination, are revolutionizing the way broadcasters work.”
Lawo designs and manufactures pioneering network, control, audio and video technology for broadcast and post production, as well as live performance and theatrical applications. Products include control and monitoring systems, digital audio mixing consoles, routers, video processing tools as well as solutions for IP-based A/V infrastructures and routing systems. All products are developed in Germany and manufactured according to highest quality standards at the company’s headquarters in the Rhine valley town of Rastatt, Germany. For additional information, please visit the company online at www.lawo.com.