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pixitmedia announces the appointment of three new board members

Award-winning storage provider, pixitmedia has made a series of board appointments to steer the company through a period of growth and expansion. Joining the board are Paul Cameron, Global Managing Director, Joanne Fawell, Chief Marketing Officer, and Chad Knowles, Chief Executive Officer, North America.
Ben Leaver, CEO and Co-Founder of pixitmedia, comments:

“We’re very pleased to appoint three new board members, who each bring strong experience and remarkable talent at an exciting time of growth and new opportunity for the company. These appointments will drive pixitmedia forward and help deliver our mission to facilitate global working, inspire creativity and provide solutions from which new ideas are born.”

Paul Cameron, Global Managing Director

Paul enjoyed over twenty years with IBM, where he led sales and client teams to drive growth and deliver success, helping his clients store, manage, and protect their most valuable asset:data.

In 2012 Paul joined one of IBM’s most successful storage value-added-resellers, Tectrade, as Sales Director. He was named as a member of the Board of Directors and helped Tectrade expand into the USA before being sold to CSI Ltd. Paul recently joined pixitmedia to lead the company’s vision and global strategies. Paul is driving the business to push boundaries and facilitate seamless collaboration to enable the power of ideas for customers.

Paul comments:

“The opportunity to help propel pixitmedia through the next growth phase was too good to turn down. It’s a very exciting time for the company, operating in a fast-moving industry that is crying out for the type of innovation that we bring. It’s great to be part of a team that puts its customers at the heart of everything they do.”

Joanne Fawell, Chief Marketing Officer

Joanne brings a wealth of marketing experience to the board having driven the brand and product marketing strategies for a number of major Media and Entertainment companies including Sony PlayStation, The Walt Disney Company and Autodesk.

Prior to joining pixitmedia, Joanne held senior marketing roles within the creative software developer, Autodesk where she helped grow their Media and Entertainment business in the UK&I and the Nordics region. With responsibility for the pixitmedia brand and products, Joanne will lead the communication and marketing strategies to help drive the company’s growth.

Joanne comments:

“I am thrilled to be joining such an innovative company at this exciting time in their journey. I am excited to be able to tell our story of innovation and technical excellence of our products and services through our marketing and communication strategies.”

Chad Knowles, CEO, North America

Chad Knowles joined pixitmedia as CEO, North America, to lead its growth initiatives in the US.

Before joining pixitmedia, Chad was the CEO and Co-founder at OpenDrives and the Co-founder of several media technology companies including DCS and Secure Path Technologies. Chad has held senior-level executive positions at Isilon and Dell EMC. During his tenure at OpenDrives, Chad helped the company increase revenue by 415%, increase ARPA by 424%, and expand internationally across Europe and Asia.

A passionate evangelist for the creative technology sector, Chad believes creativity drives the progress of technology.

Chad comments:

“I couldn’t be more excited to join the pixitmedia team. The company is a leading innovator in data management and movement software. The pixstor platform has created value for customers worldwide for years. I’m looking forward to being a part of pixitmedia’s continued growth through North America.”