NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Getty Images, the world leader in visual communications, today announced the appointment of Jay Rossiter as a non-executive director to the company's Board of Directors.
"We are extremely fortunate to have Jay joining the Getty Images Board. As we continue to grow our digital capabilities and footprint through our Getty Images Everywhere strategy, Jay's deep experience and talent as both technologist and strategist will be an invaluable asset to the Board," said Jonathan Klein, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Getty Images. As Senior Vice President of Science and Technology at Yahoo!, Rossiter is responsible for Yahoo's company-wide engineering and research technology agenda and the delivery of Yahoo's developer, identity, cloud and big data platforms that power Yahoo's business. Previously, Rossiter was Vice President of System Management Products at Oracle and was responsible for the delivery of the Oracle9i database. He has held leadership positions at 3Com, Syntelligence, and Bell Laboratories. Jay is currently a board member at Hortonworks and, was, until its recent sale, on the board of QLogic. He holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from SUNY Binghamton and a master's degree in Computer, Information and Control Engineering from the University of Michigan. About Getty Images:Getty Images is the most trusted and esteemed source of visual content in the world, with over 200 million assets available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in almost 200 countries and is the first place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful content from the world's best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 200,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 130,000 news, sport and entertainment events, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world's deepest digital archive of historic photography. Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of still and moving imagery in communication and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life. For company news and announcements, visit our Press Room, and for the stories and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends. Find Getty Images on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121018/SF95656LOGO