Getty Images has appointed Matthew Bencke to Senior Vice President of Product and Customer Experience based at the photo agency’s Seattle office.
They say: Bencke’s position is a new role within Getty Images, created to advance technology innovations, enhance the user experience and develop new products and services. He will lead product development and e-commerce functions across Getty Images, including gettyimages.com, iStockphoto.com and Thinkstock.com, and the media company’s API, Connect.
Prior to joining Getty Images, Bencke worked at Microsoft, most recently as General Manager for the Xbox Live Subscriptions Business.
“Innovation is accelerating every day and people want more content on more connected screens,” Bencke said. “Getty Images will stop at nothing to inspire and delight our customers and I am excited and honored to join the remarkable team at the forefront of this innovation.”