Broadcast Pix welcomes Prince as new President and CEO
Industry veteran Kevin Prince will join Broadcast Pix as President and CEO, as well as a member of the Board of Directors, effective October 1. He will succeed Steve Ellis, Ellis will remain with the company as vice president of sales, focusing on key accounts and OEM partnerships while managing the sales team. Ellis will also continue to serve on the Board of Directors.
“We are simply thrilled that Kevin has agreed to lead the next phase of the company’s growth, the foundation of which has been so ably laid by Steve,” said Robert Flory, chairman. “Kevin brings to the position critical experience, knowledge, and skills to accelerate that development.”
Prior to his appointment, Prince was senior vice president of business development for ChyronHego, where he developed a relationship with MLB Advanced Media to provide technology that now drives MLB’s unique Statcast fan engagement system. He had previously served as president of Hego US, Inc., which merged with Chryon in 2012.
For more than six years, Prince was COO of Chyron Corp., where he led the company’s day-to-day global operations, product research and development, marketing, and corporate development. He previously held key positions at Pinnacle Systems, Inc., where he was responsible for the Deko line of character generators and developed a distributed editing system for CNN and other national broadcasters. While at Discreet Logic, Prince created and developed the product management team for Flame and Inferno digital effects compositing systems, and developed Fire and Smoke NLE effects systems. Prince also served as president of Alpha Image, Inc.
“My goal is to utilise my technological insights and operational expertise to strengthen Broadcast Pix’s culture of innovation, expand the company into new markets, extend its product portfolio, and develop global reach,” Prince said.