AJA appoints Steve Holyhead to manager desktop products
WORLD: Steve Holyhead has joined AJA Video Systems, filling the role of senior product manager for desktop products. Based in the company’s California headquarters, Mr Holyhead brings over 20 years of relevant experience to the role, having served in both client-side senior roles in production as well as with technology developers such as Avid and Autodesk (formerly Discreet).
In his most recent role prior to joining AJA, Mr Holyhead was the director of technical operations at Fox Broadcasting Company in Los Angeles. He has also been involved in developing professional digital video workflows with BloomCast, managing postproduction operations at Discovery Communications and has worked as a technology evangelist, producer and technical marketing manager for both Autodesk and Avid.
‘Steve brings a unique blend of real-world production and technology developer experience to AJA. His deep understanding of production, broadcast and post, together with his experience both designing enterprise scale workflows and as a master trainer for Adobe, Apple and Avid products, will make powerful contributions to the success of our customers,’ said Nick Rashby, president of AJA Video Systems. ‘We look forward to having Steve join us here in Grass Valley, and working closely with our desktop product developers and partners.’
‘I’m thrilled to join such an accomplished team, and to help drive development direction on AJA’s award-winning line of desktop products,’ enthused Mr Holyhead. ‘Having worked with AJA products for my entire career, as a partner, integrator, editor and customer, I have long-standing love and respect for the quality of their products and the engineering they represent.’