- Bringing a wealth of media experience with him, Rob Fox joins arvato Systems’ New York office as VP, Media
- Rob Fox worked previously for the global news giant CNN and Rohde & Schwarz, handling Broadcast Markets for their DVS Server & Storage products
- arvato Systems will strengthen their presence in North America
With a career history spanning some of North America’s most prestigious suppliers and broadcast companies, from Avid to CNN, Rob Fox is expected to make a significant contribution to arvato Systems North America. His tasks will include working with the existing team to strengthen arvato Systems position in the USA with particular focus on Digital Media Management products including arvato Systems flagship MAM product, VPMS. Being a market leader in Germany for many years, arvato Systems solutions are increasingly used in North America. Hence, Rob is going to build a sales, delivery, and service unit to serve the growing demand for professional broadcast and media software in the US. His recruitment is another demonstration of arvato Systems continuing commitment to and engagement with the North American market.
In his most recent position, Fox handled Broadcast Markets for DVS Server and Storage products at Rohde & Schwarz. Previously, he had his own video consulting and project services company, Fox Rox Productions.
For over 10 years Rob worked at CNN in New York City where his roles included Director of Operations for their financial network CNNfn and Director of Media Operations at the New York Broadcast Studios in the Time Warner Center. Fox also spent 3 years at Avid as the Manager of Network Operations for their broadcast clients in NY and LA.
“I'm looking forward immensely to the new role. I hope to use my broadcast knowledge and extensive network to support the arvato Systems team as they expand and grow. Digital transformation is at the heart of arvato Systems and the time is right for products such as VPMS to find their place in North American markets," says Fox.
“We are pleased to have recruited such an enthusiastic and dynamic player in the world of broadcast technology,” comments Holger Noske, VP Digital Media Management at arvato Systems S4M GmbH. “We expect Rob’s experience and expertise to play a significant role in taking arvato Systems to the next level in the USA and Canada”.