Displays pioneer Pufferfish recruits top marketer

Ross Wilson (Pufferfish)

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EDINBURGH tech firm Pufferfish has appointed Ross Wilson as its new head of marketing, in the latest in a series of senior appointments.

The announcement follows the tech firm’s latest successful funding round of £600,000.  In recent months, the organisation has also appointed a new interim Chief Sales Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Head of Creative, and technology industry leader Elaine Van Der Berg as CEO, as it strives to significantly boost the business in the global display market.

Ross has impressive UK and international marketing experience spanning the arts, medical, education, and broadcast industries. He joins Pufferfish following a stint as a marketing and management consultant, including as an advisor to the British Museum on its contract to jointly create a national gallery in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Commenting on his decision to join the rapidly growing company, Ross Wilson said: “Some of the biggest brands in the world trust the innovative products and services that Pufferfish provides. Having the likes of NASA, Microsoft and Google on our client list shows we’re on the right path and I am proud to be part of the team helping with the journey.”

Pufferfish specialises in market-leading spherical displays to create immersive solutions for an impressive list of clients including BBC, Fortum, Amazon Prime and Aramco. Its innovative display systems deliver highly interactive engagement and multi-sensory experiences at settings including visitor attractions, scientific and educational institutions, and corporate activities.

The company is in the process of launching upgraded versions of two of its core products,PufferSphereTM and PufferTouchTM, which feature even sharper images and more powerful touch functionality than ever and plans to launch three completely new products this year. 

Elaine Van Der Berg, Pufferfish’s Chief Executive added: “Ross joins us at an exciting time, as we have secured the investment needed to capitalise on new opportunities and continue to expand our product offerings. He will be key in growing our market position, driving growth, and delivering commercial success.”

Ross is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has been the recipient of 19 major industry awards. He has previously held positions at organisations including the Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the National Galleries of Scotland, and at leading cancer charity Myloma UK.

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