Rep Report for September 4, 2020
Zack Brown

Crowdsourced writing platform Write Label has hired Zack Brown as head of sales. The move comes as the business pivots into the brand and agency space. Write Label offers a suite of products that directly address the creative pain points in the constantly evolving working landscape. Brown is tasked with seamlessly integrating communities of freelance creatives into the daily workflow of brands and agencies. Brown joins Write Label from Shutterstock where he launched the company’s international enterprise sales division with a multi-million-dollar deal with Pearson Education. He negotiated advertising holding company relationships with InterPublic Group, WPP and Publicis Groupe which have generated more than $100 million in revenue. Brown has more than two decades of experience in intellectual property licensing, having previously worked for Getty Images. Write Label is continuing its work in championing the integration of diverse voices through its community approach to content creation. Brown will also play a leading role in ensuring the platform represents diverse voices, and building cohorts of Black writers.

Camera lens manufacturer Cooke Optics has promoted Thomas Greiser to director of global sales. Greiser joined Cooke in 2014, spending three years as director of sales for Europe, before moving across to take on the Asia, Middle East, Africa and Australasia territories. He joined Cooke following sales roles at ZGC Inc., Cooke’s former US distributor. Prior to this, Greiser spent 10 years at ARRI, where he worked with both analog cameras and digital products. He holds a Meister degree in Electro-mechanics from Handwerkskammer, Berlin, Germany. In his expanded role, Greiser is responsible for worldwide sales at Cooke which has offices in the U.K., U.S. (East and West Coasts), China and Brazil....
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), which specializes in workflow storage servers for professional media teams, has appointed Tom Bolster to serve as sales manager, North America, and Diego Buenaño as director of sales, Latin America. With the addition of Buenaño, SNS has established a physical presence in Latin America and a renewed commitment to growth in the region. Bolster joined the company in June following nearly 25 years in sales leadership at distributors and resellers. Based in Chicago, Bolster will cover territory that includes the Midwest, Southwest ad Southeast U.S.  The Buenos Aires-based Buenaño joins SNS with over 20 years of experience in the media production industry. Prior to his appointment, he held roles in sales leadership, workflow consulting, and as a creative director for various technology and media companies across Latin America. SNS is headquartered in St. Louis, MO, USA, with international offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Argentina. By combining scalable, high-performance shared media storage hardware with powerful workflow tools for teams working with Adobe® Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X®, DaVinci Resolve®, Avid® Media Composer®, and other creative applications, SNS solutions empower postproduction, broadcast, and VFX teams in over 70 countries....


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