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Michel Proulx Appointed Chief Technology Officer at MirandaMarco Lopez joins as VP of Product Development (September 06, 2005)
Miranda Technologies today announced that Michel Proulx has been appointed to the position of chief technology officer, and Marco Lopez has joined the company as vice president of product development.
Proulx moves into the CTO position after several years with Miranda, most recently as the senior VP of product development. In his new role, he will oversee the company's long-term technology road map, and concentrate on important strategic technology-related projects, including investigating new markets and assisting with corporate development and partnerships.
"Michel's vision has contributed significantly to our success over the past years, and I am keen to see him devote his attention to strategic initiatives that will help us through the important technology shifts over the coming years," said Miranda CEO Strath Goodship."Michel's appointment as CTO is an exciting move for the company as a whole."
A well-known figure in the broadcast industry, Proulx speaks regularly at technical conferences and meetings. Before joining Miranda, he participated in the launch of Pixstream, which designed video networking solutions for IPTV. Prior to Pixstream, he worked for 11 years at Leitch, serving in a variety of roles across engineering, marketing, and product management.
Although Proulx will continue to be responsible for product management across the company, the day-to-day responsibility will be assumed by Marco Lopez, the new VP of product development. Lopez will manage Miranda's product management team, and all of the company's products over their life cycles.
Lopez brings extensive management and engineering experience to Miranda, having spent the past 13 years at Matrox, most recently as senior director of sales and marketing for the video products group, where his responsibilities included worldwide sales and product marketing. While at Matrox, he also served as director of products, responsible for product management, applications engineering, and customer support. During this time, Lopez worked on a wide range of broadcast and professional products catering to both end-user and OEM developer customers.
Miranda Technologies is a world-leading manufacturer of video and audio equipment for the broadcast, production, and post-production markets, with a range spanning interfacing and distribution, routing, master control switching and channel branding, multi-image display processors, and monitoring over IP systems. Headquartered in Montreal, Miranda also has major offices in Springfield (N.J., U.S.), Wallingford (Oxon, U.K.), Paris, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo. The company's products are also represented worldwide by a network of professional distributors and dealers.
For more information visit www.miranda.com.
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