New York City, NY—Getty Images' cofounder and chief executive officer, Jonathan Klein, announced the appointment of Matthew Bencke as senior vice president of Product and Customer Experience at the global digital media company.
“Matt brings a stellar track record of driving innovation, customer satisfaction and growth,” Klein said. “Getty Images is recognized worldwide as the premier digital content provider and Matthew is the ideal leader for the critical areas of product development and e-commerce.”
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, as well as the media company’s API, Connect.
“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.”
Prior to joining Getty Images, Bencke worked at Microsoft, most recently as general manager for the Xbox Live Subscriptions business. He has extensive international experience as a business and product leader across the software and aerospace industries, and directed successful global strategy teams at the Boeing Company.
Bencke is based in Getty Images’ Seattle office. gettyimages.com