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ShootProof names Tom McDermott as CFO People on the Move 

ShootProof names Tom McDermott as CFO

ShootProof announced the appointment of Tom McDermott as its CFO. McDermott brings financial and sales operational expertise with two decades of experience in software and payments, and proven executive leadership. “ShootProof is building a powerful, flexible ecosystem for photographers to create successful, sustainable businesses and it is an honor to help creative business owners achieve their dreams,” said McDermott. “This... Read More
Landa Digital Printing appoints Arik Gordon CEO People on the Move 

Landa Digital Printing appoints Arik Gordon CEO

Landa Digital Printing (LDP) announced the appointment of Arik Gordon as Chief Executive Officer. Landa Digital Printing (LDP), which was spun out of Landa Labs a decade ago, currently employs approximately 550 people, and has begun to penetrate the market with its innovative, game-changing Nanographic Printing® presses around the globe. Arik Gordon joins LDP after a successful and significant 18... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of May 16 Earnings reports People on the Move SDKs and APIs Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of May 16

Industry Notes for the week of May 16 Chatbooks suffers security breach; no user cards compromised Nate Quigley, CEO of Chatbooks, advised users the company had a security breach March 26. No credit card information was compromised, but users are requested to change their passwords. Minilab Evolution: Smaller, Faster and Better A round up the leading photo print system providers, by... Read More
Imagely announces Nathan Signh is CEO, merges with Envira Gallery People on the Move 

Imagely announces Nathan Signh is CEO, merges with Envira Gallery

Imagely, a leading provider of WordPress products and services for photographers, announced seasoned investor and entrepreneur Nathan Singh as the new owner and CEO. Singh brings substantial knowledge of the WordPress gallery plugin market and a deep appreciation for photography and photographers. His technical background includes work as a software engineer at Boeing, as well as the founding and building... Read More
Industry notes for the week of May 9 Earnings reports News People on the Move 

Industry notes for the week of May 9

Mobile App News SmugMug adds editing and auto-upload to mobile app SmugMug has updated its Android and iOS apps to include editing features and automatic uploads. The new editing functions include transform, filters, text editing and more. Matterport brings 3D capture to iPhone Matterport released Matterport for iPhone, a way to create, to edit, and to share high-fidelity 3D digital twins of any physical... Read More
Hasselblad names Klaus Thymann newest ambassador People on the Move 

Hasselblad names Klaus Thymann newest ambassador

Danish photographer and conservationist Klaus Thymann was selected as the latest Hasselblad Ambassador. He combines a multitude of skills, including journalism, image-making, mapping and exploration to document contemporary issues and take action in the ongoing climate emergency. His expansive work takes him to all corners of the globe, including: exploring glaciers and their disappearance in Uganda and Congo using new... Read More
Industry notes for the week of April 25 People on the Move Podcasts Updates 

Industry notes for the week of April 25

The Dead Pixels Society podcast Photo specialty survival with Brenda DiVincenzo of IPI Member Network Gary Pageau interviews Brenda DiVincenzo, vice president of member success, at the IPI Member Network. Brenda shares with us the latest news from IPI, plus shares tips and tactics photo specialty firms are using to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Pro Photography news How Covid-19... Read More
PastBook announces Wouter Staatsen as CEO; Stefano Cutello moves to chief product and innovation officer People on the Move 

PastBook announces Wouter Staatsen as CEO; Stefano Cutello moves to chief product and innovation officer

Amsterdam-based PastBook announced several changes to its leadership team. Wouter Staatsen, a senior executive with proven track record in the online photo printing industry, is the new CEO. He was the CEO of Albelli and vice president at Cimpress. He has been engaged with PastBook since 2018 as a board advisor. “I am impressed by what Stefano and his team... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of April 18 News People on the Move 

Industry Notes for the week of April 18

Interesting reads from around the web Selective Focus: The Industry and the Coronavirus . . . and the Cancellation of Photokina Digital Imaging Reporter columnist George Schaub ponders the near-term challenges and long-term impact of COVID-19 on camera sales, retail and trade shows. LSC Communications files for Chapter 11,  raises $100M in capital LSC Communications Inc. announced, along with most of... Read More
GoPro to restructure, to accelerate direct-to-consumer activities News People on the Move 

GoPro to restructure, to accelerate direct-to-consumer activities

GoPro Inc. announced a $100 million reduction to 2020 operating expenses including a 20% workforce reduction – and plans to further reduce non-headcount related operating expenses to $250 million in 2021 – as well as accelerated plans to go direct to consumer. The company said the direct business is a “meaningful contributor” to profitability in recent years. “GoPro’s global distribution... Read More
Shutterfly names Vivian Liu CFO People on the Move 

Shutterfly names Vivian Liu CFO

Shutterfly Inc. appointed Vivian Liu as senior vice president and CFO, effective Thursday, April 23. She succeeds interim CFO, Jason Sebring. “I am thrilled to welcome Vivian to the Shutterfly team,” said Hilary Schneider, president and chief executive officer of Shutterfly, Inc. “Vivian has a successful background with world-class companies, both public and privately-held, and has a proven track record... Read More
Industry notes for the week of April 11 Marketing News People on the Move SDKs and APIs Updates 

Industry notes for the week of April 11

Interesting reads from around the web Lifetouch temporarily reopens Chesapeake plant Lifetouch expects to have a little more than 100 people working to continue producing its school photo products, including spring class photos shot before schools closed early, as well as student IDs and high-resolution digital images for school yearbooks, according to the Virginia Pilot. The company announced in February was shuttering the... Read More
GotPhoto announces two U.S. executives News People on the Move 

GotPhoto announces two U.S. executives

GotPhoto Inc., the leader in workflow platforms for volume school photographers, announced the hiring of two executives – Karen D. Sweet and Christoph Ebhart – to lead efforts to expand its growing North American presence. “GotPhoto experienced huge growth in the last year,” says Benedikt Greifenhofer, CEO, GotPhoto. “We are investing in our team to sustain and to increase this... Read More
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