Sales - Management Team
Executive Vice-President & Chief Marketing Officer ➔ Jeff Moore |
Senior Vice-President Worldwide Sales ➔ Darren Budrow |
Vice President of Sales ➔ Dae Choe (Asia) |
Director of Sales ➔ Jared Schatz (USA - Central & Southern) | Pete Ross (USA - Northeast & Pacific) | Julian Fraser (Canada | Juan Carlos Ortolan (South and Latin America) | David Dowling (EMEA) |
Director of Sales Operations ➔ Sheldon Speers |
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Executive Vice-President & Chief Marketing Officer
Jeff Moore is the Executive Vice-President & Chief Marketing Officer of Ross Video, a global leader in live production solutions for broadcast, sports, worship, and corporate facilities. Moore is responsible for strategic vision and day-to-day leadership of the company.
Moore joined Ross Video in 1997 and has previously held positions as Vice President of Marketing and Sales, and Director of Marketing and Sales. He has over 20 years experience in the broadcast and production industries. Moore has demonstrated outstanding leadership and has achieved many accomplishments in developing and implementing key business strategies at Ross. He has broad industry experience and is highly knowledgeable in all Ross product lines. Moore has helped to build the Ross Video team that has forged many new corporate relationships with customers and business partners, dramatically expanding Ross' market share worldwide.
Moore began his career in broadcast with CHUM Television in the engineering group assisting the Manager of Engineering with the complete redesign and move of the Citytv and MuchMusic facilities. Before joining Ross Video, he spent fourteen years in Toronto where he also worked for Azcar Technologies, managing broadcast design and installation projects; Sony as a Broadcast Account Manager, Broadcast Television Systems as Regional Sales Manager; Acura Technology Group as Regional Sales Manager; and Tektronix VND (Grass Valley Group) as Canadian National Business Manager.
He holds an Executive MBA from the University of Ottawa and also graduated with honors from the Broadcast Electronics Technology program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. Moore was raised in Canada's north, Whitehorse, Yukon, in an infamous area known as "Whiskey Flats". He enjoys cooking, canoeing & kayaking, reading and spending time with his family.
Senior Vice-President Worldwide Sales
Darren Budrow is the Senior Vice-President Worldwide Sales for Ross Video. Darren has over 15 years of professional experience in the broadcast industry having held several positions which include Director of Sales, Technical Sales, Assistant Product Manager, Key Accounts Manager and Sales Manager. Darren began his career at Ross Video in 1995 as Technical Sales and then mentored with founder, John Ross as his Assistant Product Manager before becoming the Key Account Sales Manager for NYC Networks.
Darren has also held the position of Toronto Broadcast Sales Manager for a major Dealer / SI in Canada, Acura Technology Group Inc.
Darren graduated with honours from SAIT's 2 year BXT program. He was raised in Winnipeg and in his spare time he enjoys golfing and skiing. Budrow is married and has 2 children.
Vice President of Sales - Asia
Dae is responsible for managing all Marketing and Sales initiatives in the Asia Pacific/Oceanic region including India. He also directs Ross Regional Sales Managers that manages the individual territories in Asia. He has over two decades of business development experience in both domestic and international broadcast technology markets. Dae joined Ross in 2007, and prior was Director of Product Marketing for Avid/Pinnacle Broadcast Asia Pacific, and Business Development Manager (Pinnacle Video Servers) Asia Pacific region based in Singapore. Prior to working in Asia, he was based in Pinnacle's California headquarters. He has also held sales management positions with Sony USA, and Philips/Alamar USA. Dae is keen to share his knowledge and advice with the live production industry.
Director of Sales - Central & Southern USA
Jared is the Director of Sales for the USA, Central & Southern regions. He graduated with a Master's of Arts in Economics degree and started in the broadcast industry in a Sales Management capacity with a variety of manufacturers, as well as with Dealers and Systems Integrators before joining Ross Video in 2005.
Jared's extensive knowledge of Production Control technology, and previous Dealer and System Integrators experience has been a great fit for Ross Video.
Director of Sales - Northeast & Pacific USA
Pete is the Director of Sales for the USA, Northern & Pacific regions. He joined Ross Video in early 2010 as Key Accounts Manager for New York, where he was responsible for the Networks, Cable Networks and the Network owned and operated Television station groups. Pete started his career in Television at WWLP in Springfield, MA as Master Control / Tape Room Operator before moving to Newscast Director /TD.
Since his time at WWLP,Pete has also worked in both a Demonstration Artist and Sales role at Pinnacle Systems, SNNY, NVISION and lastly Miranda before joining Ross. Havingworked in the television business his entire career, Pete uses his broadcast production knowledge every day.
Pete now lives in Manhattan, and If you don't see him in NYC you will probably find him in Vermont Skiing.
Director of Sales - Canada
Julian Fraser is the Director of Sales for Canada. Julian is responsible for sales, client support and dealer distribution channels in the region of Manitoba through British Columbia (and all points in between).
A native of London England, Julian's passion for technology comes from a unique blend of hand-on experience, and technical aptitude and training gained from over 20 years' experience in the media and entertainment industry. He started his career in Toronto and southwestern Ontario after completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications at the University of Windsor. After moving to Calgary in late 1990's, Julian joined Applied Electronics where he served for 14 years in Audio Visual Systems and Broadcast Technology Sales roles, including 7 years as Western RegionalManager. Julian is also a long serving member of the game-day Broadcast crew for the Calgary Flames, and also a freelance camera operator covering professional sports events in the local market and the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Among Julian's other interests are travelling and aviation, and in the quiet moments enjoys time at home with his family in Calgary.
Director of Sales - South and Latin America
Juan Carlos Ortolan
Juan is the Director of Sales for Latin America. He joined Ross in 2010 and in his current capacity manages the Ross sales team and overseas all sales and marketing for Latin America. Juan has over 33 years experience in Television Broadcast, 14 of those years internationally. Prior to Ross, Juan worked for Barco Communication Systems, ADC, Leitch, Miranda, NVision and Sony in various management positions. He is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian.
Director of Sales - EMEA
David Dowling is the Director of Sales for EMEA. David joined Ross Video in 2011, and in his current capacity manages the Ross sales team, oversees all business development and sales and marketing strategies for the European Team. David has over fifteen years' experience in the broadcast industry with extensive channel and manufacturer experience, working in various roles including Sales Directorships, Channel Management and Business Development. He has a foundation degree in Business Management and lives in the UK just outside of London.
Director of Sales Operations
Sheldon is the Director of Sales Operations, responsible for supporting the our Sales Organization in delivering the Ross Superior Customer Experience. He is also the Business Development Manager for Software Maintenance and Extended Warranties, directing the Global sales and marketing initiatives for the RossCare Software Maintenance and Extended Warranty programs.
Sheldon has over 17 years of Business Development experience in the software industry, and was most recently Vice President of Business Affairs with Knight Enterprises, a Canadian independent television production company. While at Knight, he led the global sales effort for the company's programming catalogue, managed it's legal affairs , developed the company's I.T. infrastructure and was responsible for the overall strategic direction of the business.
An avid ice hockey player, Sheldon is a graduate of Carleton University, and lives in Ottawa with his wife and two sons.