Square Box Systems, the company behind the industry-leading CatDV media asset management (MAM) system, has appointed Ryan Servant as vice president of business development in North America. Reporting to Dave Clack, CEO of Square Box Systems, Servant will work with JB&A, Square Box Systems' North American distributor, to identify new opportunities and expand customer deployments in the region.
"We are pleased to welcome a business development professional of Ryan's caliber to our team," said Clack. "He has a rich background in sales account management and deep knowledge of the video production and technology industry, with expertise in hardware and software for ingest, streaming, and encoding. This powerful combination of skills will be extremely valuable as Ryan works to expand our presence and market share in North America."
Servant joins Square Box from JB&A, where he served as Northeast sales manager representing 30 audio/video hardware and software vendors and supporting more than 200 resellers. Prior, he was North American sales manager for Imagen Ltd., where he directed sales efforts and localised product management with a focus on introducing the product line to the reseller channel.
Servant's other previous positions include North America Eastern region sales manager and sales support engineer for Digital Rapids Corp., Northeast sales manager for JB&A, and audio/visual engineer for SuperNova Productions Inc. Servant holds an associate of science degree in television broadcasting from The New England Institute of Art in Brookline, Massachusetts.