Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
11/3/2008 12:49 PM
Industry Veteran Brings Over 20 Years Experience in the Post Production Sector
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, announced today that Paul Weiser is joining the company as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Weiser comes to AJA after having spent the past two years as Director of Sales, Americas for Autodesk Media & Entertainment’s Systems products, where he oversaw a 30-person team.
“Paul brings a level of industry experience to the AJA team that will help take our company and products into a very exciting new era,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA. “As we anticipate one of the biggest years of growth in AJA’s history, we look forward to having Paul on board to steer the direction of our sales and marketing efforts.”
“I have had a business relationship with AJA for over five years, first as a partner when I was with AMP, and more recently in my capacity with Autodesk—one of AJA’s key OEM partners,” said Weiser. “AJA is a great company with best of breed products and an impeccable support record, and that is a direct reflection of 15 years of strong leadership and development innovation.”
Weiser brings a wealth of industry experience to the AJA team. Prior to working with Autodesk, he served as VP Sales/COO of Asia Media Products (AMP), and also worked in VP Sales capacities for digital media distribution provider Media.net and editing systems developer Media 100. Weiser held the post of Director of Sales for Apple Computer via its acquisition of software developer Nothing Real, and also headed up sales for SynaPix and reseller CSI Digital in Seattle. Weiser got his start in video editing and post-production sales at Avid Technology in 1991, where he acted as a Regional Sales Manager for five years out of the Burbank office. He holds an MBA in Marketing from Miami University in Ohio and a degree in Finance from University of Illinois.
About AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video interface, conversion and Desktop solutions supporting the professional broadcast and post- production markets. With headquarters in Grass Valley, California, AJA maintains an extensive sales channel of dealers and systems integrators around the world. For further information, please see our website www.aja.com.