Jesse Foster promoted to Cobalt Digital product manager
WORLD: Cobalt Digital has announced the promotion of Jesse Foster to product manager. He takes on the new role in addition to his responsibilities as Western US area sales manager.
‘Jesse is a fast learner and technically very astute. He understands customer workflow concepts and extracts product requirements for engineering development,’ said Bob McAlpine, EVP of North America sales. ‘Customers benefit from his overall product knowledge and he is well suited and disciplined to share his thoughts with Cobalt’s engineering staff. The entire Cobalt team is supportive of this additional responsibility.’
Whilst continuing to provide primary sales coverage within his current US territory, he will now also put his technical and industry experience to use assisting the manufacturer with the product management process. This includes responsibility for strategic product planning, coordinating new product introductions, and supporting current products to end of life.
Mr Foster’s professional broadcast background spans a period of over 11 years with an accomplished record of providing technology solutions in a highly competitive market while contributing to revenue growth. His experience includes time with Evertz and Nevion.
‘An effective product direction and knowledge of industry trends is crucial to the success of a technology driven company,’ stated Chris Shaw, EVP of sales and marketing. ‘We’re proud of our leadership position in the marketplace. We’ve been very successfully reacting to our customers’ requests with targeted products, and are happy to strengthen this direction further with Jesse’s new position responsibilities.’