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Signiant Appoints Steve Gibson as Technical Director for Asia-Pacific

Oct 15, 2012

Market Leader in Media File Transfer Solutions Promotes Product R&D Expert to Newly Established Field Post; Positions Company for Further Growth in the Region 

SINGAPORE (October 15, 2012) – Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today named Steve Gibson as Technical Director for Signiant Asia-Pacific. Based in Singapore, Gibson will be responsible for providing pre- and post-sales technical support to customers and channel partners across the region. As content creators and distributors increasingly transition to file-based workflows, Signiant’s expanded presence in the region will make it easier for media professionals to achieve smarter, faster and more reliable digital media movement.

With five years of experience on Signiant’s engineering team in Ottawa, Canada, and a lead designer and architect of many of the company’s products, Gibson brings to the field an in-depth knowledge of how Signiant’s products address customer needs. The compatible product suite includes subscription-based Media Shuttle™ file transfer software delivered from the cloud; Media Exchange™, featuring desktop, Web and mobile interfaces for moving file-based media between internal and external users; and Managers+Agents™, optimized for automated batch file transfers, advanced resource management and workflow integration.

“We are excited to welcome Steve to the Asia-Pacific team at such a pivotal time in our industry,” said Michael Burnie, Managing Director, Signiant Asia-Pacific. “His deep domain expertise and product knowledge will help to enhance the workflow strategies of some of the world’s largest broadcasters and media companies as they transition to all-digital media environments. Steve’s appointment also positions us for further growth in the region, and provides our growing base of customers and partners with enhanced technical support.”