James Leighton To Lead Masstech’s Global Support, Professional Services
Masstech Group has appointed James Leighton as Director of Global Support and Professional Services. A 30 year veteran of the broadcast industry, Jim will lead a team of engineers providing Masstech’s customers with global engineering and programming support and development of advanced broadcast workflows.
“Jim is a great fit to take over Global Support and Professional Services at Masstech,” says Joe French, Masstech Group CEO and president. “His extensive exposure to and command of every aspect of the broadcast business make him a tremendous addition to our team. Jim represents everything we were seeking for this role: a deep history of working in the broadcast industry, an appreciation and understanding of our technology, great communication skills and a passion to provide our clients with the best support possible.”
Leighton’s previous experience includes director of marketing at Omneon Video Networks, program manager for Sony Electronics Inc. and most recently development partner manager for Harris Corporation. A graduate of the University of Tennessee, with a Bachelor of Science, Mr. Leighton majored in Communications and Broadcasting and in Business Management.
“I’ve had the pleasure of working in the broadcast field for over thirty years and I am very happy to be given the opportunity to join Masstech Group at this time,” says Leighton. “Masstech’s support team in Romania, Toronto, India, Manila, Australia and the USA show great dedication to the company and our clients and I’m honored to be given the responsibility to work with this team. Masstech is an exciting place to be right now with an outstanding line of products and great team spirit.”