07.15.2011 11:25 AM
Chyron Names Joe Foxton Vice President of Strategic Product Architecture
MELVILLE, N.Y.: Chyron announced the appointment of Joe Foxton to the newly
created position of vice president of strategic product architecture. In this
position, Foxton will work closely with Chyron’s product management and product
engineering teams in guiding the strategic direction and tactical
implementation of all products across the Chyron portfolio.
“Joe has a proven talent for conceiving marketable software innovations and a track
record of designing and executing complex software and technology projects,”
said Peter Morrone, senior vice president for engineering and product
management at Chyron. “His knowledge and experience--coupled with his extensive
connections across the media and technology spectrum--will prove an important
resource for Chyron as we transform and grow our business in the future.”
Foxton joins Chyron having most recently led NBCUniversal’s newsroom systems
department, which supported NBC News, MSNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, and News
Channel. While at NBCUniversal, he led the successful “ArtWorks” graphics asset
management and workflow project and earlier headed up the graphics technology
department for the Television Stations Division, taking on responsibility for
the Division’s graphics creation, asset management, and playback technologies.
Prior to working with NBC, Foxton managed the design and development of Artbox
OMS, Proximity’s pioneering data-driven media workflow product. This product
was deployed at NBC, CNN, MTV Networks, Tribune, Belo, and other television
For his work at both NBC and Proximity, Foxton has won numerous awards related
to leadership, innovation, and technical excellence in asset management. He
holds a Bachelor of Computing Science degree from the University of Technology,
Sydney, in Australia, as well as an Agile ScrumMaster Certification, and he has
earned a Scientific Development and Technical Achievement Emmy® Award and the
NBC Technical Innovation Award.
Foxton reports to Morrone and works out of Chyron’s Melville headquarters.