New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2006
Digital Railroad, Inc., today announced it has named Paul Ryall as vice president of marketing. Digital Railroad is the leading provider of Web-based application services for the professional photography industry. Ryall adds marketing talent to the company’s executive team which has extensive expertise in digital imaging, stock photography and technology. In his leadership role, Ryall will be responsible for the company’s worldwide marketing presence.
“Paul brings a tremendous level of industry and marketing expertise to our team,” said Evan Nisselson, founder and CEO of Digital Railroad. “His combined experience working with the professional photography community and photography buyers gives him the perfect communications perspective to reach our core audiences. In addition to his international business accomplishments, Paul is widely respected in the stock photography industry. Paul will be an asset not only to the growth of our Company but also as a key proponent of marketing features that will help our members sell images around the world. We are very pleased to welcome him to Digital Railroad.”
Paul Ryall is a seasoned marketing executive with an entrepreneurial spirit and a successful track record in growth initiatives for stock photography and technology businesses. Most recently as vice president of marketing for Super Stock, Inc., Ryall managed the re-branding of SuperStock’s UK subsidiary, the development and promotion of their new Royalty Free brand and most recently the branding and launch of their image subscription service. As director of marketing for X10 Wireless Technology, Ryall oversaw the company’s international promotional strategy and execution. In his role as senior vice president for a21, Inc., a U.S.-based commercial stock agency, Ryall developed the business model and associated sales and marketing strategies for the company’s national and international expansion.
Ryall’s tenure at Corbis Images includes management positions in worldwide marketing and market research. Ryall’s success as an entrepreneurial leader includes his role as co-founder and managing director of Range Pictures Ltd., an editorial photography agency that was acquired by Corbis. Additionally, Ryall held executive positions with the Hulton-Deutsch Collection. Ryall holds a B.A. in Media Production and Communication from the University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne.
About Digital Railroad
Digital Railroad is an application services company that is dedicated to solving the critical technical and logistical problems facing the creators and buyers of digital imagery. The company’s unique and comprehensive suite of online services transforms the way photographers and agencies manage, market, and sell images to photo buyers worldwide. Through Digital Railroad, photographers are able to have a personalized and affordable online photo archive as powerful as that of a large agency. Digital Railroad’s membership base includes hundreds of photographers and dozens of agencies. Membership currently spans 40 countries, specializing in topics such as sports, news, commercial, nature, and stock and over 10,000 registered buyers. Digital Railroad is privately-held and has offices in New York and Seattle. For more information about the company’s growing member directory and services, visit http://www.DigitalRailroad.net.
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