Press Release

John Stark Joins Christie to Lead Product Development For Control Rooms And Display Walls

CYPRESS, Calif. – (October 6, 2011) – Christie®, a world leader in visual technology displays, today announced that John Stark has joined the company in the role of Senior Director of Product Management for Christie’s Collaborative Visual Solutions (CVS) within the Business Products division. Based in Christie’s Cypress office, Mr. Stark will focus on the development of Christie’s industry-leading collaborative visual solutions, including display wall controllers. 

Formerly Director of Product Management and Technical Services for Jupiter Systems, Mr. Stark has been responsible for the content and direction of innovative visualization, display and control room products throughout his 20-plus years in the industry. While with Jupiter, he defined and directed the user interfaces for two of that firm’s most successful control room products: the Fusion ControlPoint display wall processor and the Jupiter PixelNet Domain Control software solution.

Previously to Jupiter, he held management positions at Barco Visual Systems, M3i Systems and Matrox Electronics respectively. He is a graduate of McGill University1.

“John’s history of technical innovation in the control room market, combined with his experience in management and marketing across our industry, will help Christie provide our business customers with the best control-room technology for their unique needs, and grow our business through the development of exciting new products,” says Gary Fuller, vice president, Business Products, Christie. “We’re very pleased to welcome John to our management team.”

“Christie has a broad range of mission critical video display wall solutions that are purpose-built for the most complex control room environments and I’m eager to build on this lead by contributing my knowledge of this growing market to our product development process,” said Mr. Stark.

About Christie®

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan, (JP:6925). Consistently setting the standards by being the first to market some of the world’s most advanced projectors and complete system displays, Christie is recognized as one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world.  From retail displays to Hollywood, mission critical command centers to classrooms and training simulators, Christie display solutions and projectors capture the attention of audiences around the world with dynamic and stunning images. Visit www.christiedigital.com.

1McGill University in Montreal, Canada was recently ranked 17th out of 100 world universities; see http://bit.ly/p35mKr
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