Sorenson Media Snags Another Former Sightspeed Exec

San Diego- and Salt Lake City-basd Sorenson Media, a developer of video encoding software, said Wednesday that it has hired on former SightSpeed exec Eric Quanstrom as its Vice President of Marketing and Strategy. Quanstrom joins the firm shortly after the company appointed former SightSpeed CEO Peter Csathy as its new President and CEO and established executive offices in San Diego. Quanstrom was most recently VP of Consumer Marketing and Business Development at SightSpeed, and also has served at Appellation America and Fox Online Properties. As part of its announcement, the company also said that it has promoted Kirk Punches to VP Sales and Mark Ivins to Controller.