Malvern, UK – 05 September 2023 – Verso Live, the company behind the powerful broadcast graphics solution of the same name, that utilises the power of Unreal Engine to bring full control over the creation and playout of broadcast graphics, today announced the appointment of Ben Gunkel as Business Development Manager.
The appointment of Gunkel marks a significant period of growth for Verso Live, in which the company has seen its broadcast graphics solution used annually on almost 400 sports broadcasts, including across top-tier basketball games and golf events. Gunkel brings an incredible breadth of experience and knowledge to Verso Live and is responsible for expanding the company’s sports customer base and developing its presence in entertainment programming.
Gunkel began his career in the broadcast industry 15 years ago, spending nearly 11 years at PlayBox Technology Limited as Sales Director and Chief Commercial Officer. Following that, he moved to RED Digital Cinema as a Territory Manager. Alongside managing sales, Gunkel has built an extensive network of industry contacts and is utilising this network to bring new opportunities to Verso Live.
“We are very excited to welcome Ben to the Verso Live team”, said Jeff Clark, Managing Director, Verso Live. “His industry knowledge, network and understanding of the live production and playout space is invaluable as we look to educate the industry on the benefits of using Verso Live in combination with Unreal Engine to create streamlined live broadcast graphics.”
Ben Gunkel added: “It has been amazing to see how much the industry has progressed in the 15 years, and I have enjoyed the journey that has led me to Verso Live. We have an amazing solution to showcase, and I look forward to showing how it will redesign the live graphics and playout market.”