Foundry Names Jody Madden As New CEO

Jody Madden, new Foundry CEO.

Foundry at the moment introduced that Jody Madden has assumed the function of Chief Government Officer, efficient instantly. Madden joined Foundry in 2013 and has held positions as Chief Working Officer and most lately, Chief Buyer Officer and Chief Product Officer. Over the previous six years, Madden has been instrumental in main the corporate’s development. Previous to becoming a member of Foundry, she spent greater than a decade in expertise administration and studio management roles at Industrial Mild & Magic, Lucasfilm, and Digital Area after graduating from Stanford College.  

Final month, AWN chronicled the corporate’s March 2019 $544 million acquisition by Roper Applied sciences, the most recent in a collection of more and more valued financing offers dated again to the 2007 buy by Digital Area for $9.eight million. The main CG content material creation software program developer owns a software program product roster that features main compositing software program software, Nuke, in addition to Athera, a cloud-based end-to-end digital VFX manufacturing pipeline resolution.

“I’m thrilled to be taking up the CEO function at this distinctive time in our firm’s historical past,” Madden commented. “Through the years I’ve labored at Foundry, I’ve seen the wonderful issues the gifted folks in our enterprise can do, and I proceed to be impressed by the photographs created by our clients. Throughout a time of speedy change in artistic industries, Foundry is dedicated to delivering improvements in workflow and future wanting analysis.  As the corporate continues to develop, delivering additional enhancements in velocity, high quality and user-experience stays a core focus to allow our clients to fulfill the calls for of their markets.”

Former CEO, Craig Rodgerson, acknowledged, “Jody is nicely outfitted to steer Foundry’s ongoing strategic path from her roles throughout the enterprise already. Her expertise, product and operational expertise impressed me from the outset and enabled us to make some key directional modifications to the enterprise. I’m personally delighted to be handing over the reins to such an impressive chief.”

Robinson added, “Jody is well-known for her collaborative management fashion and this has been essential in enabling our engineering, product and analysis groups to attain outcomes for our clients and construct the muse for the longer term. I’ve labored intently with Jody and have seen the distinction she has made to the enterprise so I’m extraordinarily excited to see the place she is going to lead Foundry in her new function and stay up for persevering with to work along with her.”

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