Biamp Systems Appoints Shell Haffner as Director of Product Management
Haffner brings 20 years of experience to lead Biamp(R) product management team
January 07, 2014 --
Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, today announced the expansion of the company's product management team with the addition of Shell Haffner as Director of Product Management.
In his new role, Haffner is responsible for leading the product management team in formulating and implementing successful product development strategies to support Biamp's complete product portfolio. Haffner will direct Biamp's product development by identifying key customer needs and analyzing market trends, new product requests, and application solutions.
"I'm very excited about hiring Shell to further strengthen our product management team," said Graeme Harrison, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Biamp Systems. "Clearly, his strong background in bringing winning products to market will be an advantage for Biamp, and his understanding of the global IT space enhances the breadth of experience on our team. Shell's appointment will enable us to better serve our customers' growing and evolving needs."
"I was drawn to Biamp by its commitment to quality and meeting the customers' needs, as well as its track record of developing innovative audio technologies that have become industry standards," said Haffner. "I look forward to contributing to Biamp's success and continuing to bring value to its customers worldwide."
Haffner brings 20 years of experience in IT business to his new role, most recently serving as Manager of Worldwide Product Marketing for the entry products business unit at Xerox Corporation. He has previously held senior product marketing and management roles at companies such as Tektronix Inc., Digital Mercury Inc., and Merant Inc. Haffner holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
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About Biamp Systems
Biamp Systems is a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems that power the world's most sophisticated audio/video installations. The company is recognized worldwide for delivering high-quality products and backing each product with a commitment to exceptional customer service.
The award-winning Biamp(R) product suite includes the Tesira(R) media system for digital audio networking, Audia(R) Digital Audio Platform, Nexia(R) digital signal processors, Sona" AEC technology, and Vocia(R) Networked Public Address and Voice Evacuation System. Each has its own specific feature set that can be customized and integrated in a wide range of applications, including corporate boardrooms, conference centers, performing arts venues, courtrooms, hospitals, transportation hubs, campuses, and multibuilding facilities.
Founded in 1976, Biamp is headquartered in Beaverton, Ore., USA, with additional engineering operations in Brisbane, Australia. For more information on Biamp, please visit www.biamp.com.