Meet Our New CEO, Josh Friedman

We are thrilled to announce Josh Friedman has joined Gigapan as our new CEO! In his role, Josh will lead the company’s strategic direction and help GigaPan build on the strong growth it achieved in 2012.

Friedman brings more than 15 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and building startups. Most recently, he was chief operating officer and a board member of Rumblefish, the leading music licensing company. Prior to that, he co-founded NedSpace, a provider of co-working facilities for entrepreneurs and startups, and Eleven Wireless, a software-as-a-service company that provides a platform for hotels to provide revenue-generating services to their guests. 

Before founding Eleven, Friedman launched the business development organization at Tripwire, and began his career in the newly formed server group at Intel. He graduated from Oregon State University.

Friedman joins Gigapan at a crucial time, as the company is experiencing record growth. With more than 50,000 members and nearly 100,000 panorama images uploaded to its website, Gigapan delivers high-resolution photos that allow people to explore images in incredible detail. The company has also partnered with major companies including TBS, CNN, National Geographic, NBC, Sports Illustrated, Major League Baseball and the Geological Society of America to help engage with audiences, drive traffic and increase overall brand visibility.

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