07.13.2011 01:35 PM
Chyron Names Joe Foxton VP, 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
Foxton 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.