Chyron appoints VP of strategic product architecture
Broadcast graphics company Chyron has announced Joe Foxton will serve as the company’s newly created vice president of strategic product architecture.
In this position, Foxton will work closely with Chyron’s product management and product engineering teams in guiding the strategic direction and tactical implementation of all products across the Chyron portfolio.
“Joe has a proven talent for conceiving marketable software innovations and a track record of designing and executing complex software and technology projects,” said Peter Morrone, senior vice president for engineering and product management at Chyron, said in a statement.
Foxton joins Chyron having most recently led NBCUniversal’s newsroom systems department, which supported NBC News, msnbc, NBC Sports, Telemundo, and News Channel. While at NBCUniversal, he led the successful “ArtWorks” graphics asset management and workflow project and earlier headed up the graphics technology department for the Television Stations Division, taking on responsibility for the Division’s graphics creation, asset management, and playback technologies. Prior to working with NBC, Foxton managed the design and development of Artbox OMS, Proximity’s pioneering data-driven media workflow product. This product was deployed at NBC, CNN, MTV Networks, Tribune, Belo, and other television networks, the release says.