MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 2, 2009) – Vaddio, the global leader in robotic PTZ camera's and camera control systems is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Andrew Berger to the position of Broadcast Product Manager.
New to Vaddio, Berger is not new to the professional broadcast industry. His experience encompasses an extensive 20-plus years background in the broadcast industry with technical, business, marketing and product development experience. In his new role, Berger will identify market needs in the broadcast industry and be responsible for implementing Vaddio's broadcast products and channel strategy.
“I could not be more pleased with this announcement,” says Rob Sheeley, President of Vaddio. “Andy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Vaddio that will be critical as we continue our mission to develop our technologies to meet the needs of the professional broadcast industry.”
Berger's track record includes Sony Broadcast and Professional Division and JVC Professional. While at Sony, Berger helped design and engineer a variety of standard definition and high definition video products, including the introduction of DXC-Digital series of Studio Cameras, the DVCAM and HDV digital video formats. As Sr. Product Manager for professional video cameras and display products at JVC Professional, he helped develop new video products working closely with end-user groups and design engineers based in Japan. Berger's team introduced the S-VHS camcorders, KY Digital Studio Cameras and LCD projectors into the U.S. market.
“With the current economical and global challenges, Vaddio's dynamic innovation capability will put us in the frontline of new markets and technologies,” explained Berger. “My excitement of being part of such a venture cannot be overstated.”
Berger is a member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) and the Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers (SMPTE).
Vaddio is the leading manufacturer and OEM distributor of specialty PTZ cameras and high-end camera control systems used in the broadcasting, audio/visual and videoconferencing industry. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Vaddio also has operations throughout the Americas, as well as sales and support partners throughout the world. More information can be found on the Vaddio website, www.vaddio.com or at (800) 572.2011.