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Gobbler Hires Industry Legends

June 16, 2014
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Gobbler has opened a San Francisco office after bringing on four epic new hires representing 55+ years of collective experience in media software and cloud technology. Bobby Lombardi, Bob Brown, Andrew Hall and Brian Chrisman bring unparalleled experience to Gobbler as they prepare to launch their new product, G2.

“Nothing excites us more than getting to work with people who are so brilliant and passionate,” said Gobbler Founder and CEO Chris Kantrowitz. “We are so stoked to have Bob, Bobby, Andy and Brian join us. G2 is a dream-come-true product, and we are adding some true magicians to an already magical team.”
 
New Gobbler Senior Vice President of Product, Lombardi has been particularly instrumental in the advancement of online media distribution, collaboration and digital asset monetization, coming from Director of Product Design and Product Management positions at Avid Technology.

“It's an honor to be part of such a talented team that has brought many ground-breaking collaboration features to market,” Lombardi said. “I’m thrilled thinking about what we will accomplish together.”

Gobbler VP of Engineering Bob Brown comes from senior-level software engineering positions at Avid Technology and Yahoo!.

Software Architect Andrew Hall was a central figure on the engineering team at Avid Technology, as well as Goldman Sachs.

Brian Chrisman joins Gobbler as a Software Architect following experience at Apple, Adobe, and Avid Technology.

In addition to developing the next-generation Gobbler platform, the team will be participating in a number of industry activities, including the Pensado Awards and Summer NAMM, as well as hosting monthly meetups around the globe. To sign up for the meetups, go to http://www.meetup.com/LAMusicCreators/ or http://www.lamusictechhackers.com/.

About Gobbler
Based in Hollywood and San Francisco, California, Gobbler is collaborative platform for creatives. Gobbler works with all major DAW music software, so that users can focus on their music, not their files. Gobbler's software makes remote music collaboration pain-free and secure. Integrated within Avid Pro Tools and Cakewalk Sonar X3, Gobbler has more than 150,000 users in over 120 countries, including some of the biggest names in music, such as Dr. Luke, John Legend, Richie Hawtin and Ryan Tedder.
 
Founded by people who love music and technology, Gobbler pulls expertise from companies such as Google, Apple, Adobe, Myspace and AOL. Its world-class technology team has spent the last decade developing best-selling creative software and super-scaled cloud architectures. Gobbler wants to change the world for artists. Join them at www.gobbler.com.
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