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Shawn Ridgway Appointed Director of Product Development at Gateway Ticketing

Gilbertsville, PA, USA (June 23, 2015) – Gateway Ticketing Systems is pleased to announce that it has named a new Director of Product Development, Shawn F. Ridgway. Ms. Ridgway has joined the Company to execute on product development to keep Gateway at the forefront of innovation and meet the ever evolving ticketing and access control needs of the Company’s current and future customers.

shawn ridgwayMs. Ridgway comes to Gateway with decades of product development experience from her previous position as the Director of Engineering for a multi‐billion dollar company.  In this position, Shawn oversaw Engineering, Program Management and Program Architecture.  Among other things, she was responsible for prioritization of requirements, staffing, monitoring program deliverables, and overseeing the Architecture teams for a suite of applications developed in 7 development locations worldwide. She also managed software releases across 34 agile teams with responsibility for the scope, timeline, and quality of large software deliveries to hundreds of customers worldwide.

Shawn looks forward to leveraging her expertise at Gateway: “I am excited to be a part of a growing and respected company like Gateway Ticketing Systems. I hope to put my 28 years of software development experience to use in helping Gateway succeed with their ambitious plans for the future. I look forward to working with the fantastic team at Shawn F. Ridgway, Gateway’s New Director of Product. Gateway, and to learning about how we can help our customers meet their business needs.”

Gateway CEO and President, Michael Andre, is excited to work closely with Ridgway to execute on the company’s roadmap vision for future releases of the Galaxy Product Suite: “Our customers are constantly on the look out to provide the ultimate guest experience for their visitors. We want to ensure our products are rich in the functionality that drives these exceptional experiences in a seamless manner for the guest. I look forward to collaborating with Shawn as she leads our Product Development Team.”

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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