Berkeley, Calif. - Jules Roman, president of Tippett Studio announced that Sanjay Das has joined the senior leadership team as chief technology officer. Das, recently of Dreamworks Animation SKG, is an accomplished technologist and executive.
As director of R&D at Dreamworks, he was instrumental in the studio scaling to release two CG movies per year. Prior he was the director of research and engineering at Loudcloud/Opsware and before that spent 9 years at HP in various management and worldwide leadership positions.
"I'm thrilled to be part of the Tippett community and look forward to continuing the momentum enabling further possibilities for the orchestration of artistic talent, creative vision and state-of-the-art technology" says Das.
"Sanjay is the perfect addition to our team, providing leadership for strategic operations and business development as well as the vision to build and capitalize on advancements in Technology," explains Roman.
Das joins the recently hired head of production, Denise Minter, whose previous experience includes stints at PDI/DreamWorks and Starz Entertainment. Further enhancing Tippett Studio's R&D group are several engineers from "Tweak Films," the San Francisco-based visual effects company which recently narrowed its focus to IP creation.
"With this kind of executive power, Tippett Studio is ready for the next step in its corporate evolution. We can leverage not only the artistic and creative strengths of our great employees but also provide a strong but flexible organizational structure poised to take advantage of every opportunity in filmed entertainment," says Roman of the newly named members of the management group.