Smart Monkeys, Inc. announced the appointment of David Rouchet to the position of Director of Product Development. Rouchet will be responsible for the continued growth and development of the ISAAC platform. His focus will include both leading the product development team and overseeing the technology partnerships to grow ISAAC’s ecosystem and markets.
Rouchet comes to Smart Monkeys, Inc. with more than 30 years of experience in building control software applications and systems. He most recently served as Head of R&D Program for Barco weConnect, a subscription-based teaching/training & learning software solution. Rouchet was also previously R&D Director for A/V Control & Show Control for Overture, an enterprise-wide A/V control software at Barco. Prior to this, David spent 22 years at Medialon as Technical Director and Head of Development, leading the creation and development of Medialon Manager, one of the world’s leading AV control solutions.
“I am very excited to be joining Smart Monkeys and more specifically the ISAAC platform product team,” states Rouchet. “They have built their reputation over the years on the show control market and beyond, utilizing innovative technologies and approaches to design solutions and products that directly address customers’ needs and deliver awesome experiences. Being part again of a smaller and human-sized company with a true agile mindset is thrilling. I’m looking forward to bringing my expertise to ISAAC platform next generations.”
Welcoming the arrival of Rouchet, Stephan Villet, Smart Monkeys, Inc. co-founder, added, “David is a fantastic addition to our team and the best choice to lead the expansion and growth of our product ecosystem. David’s deep experience in building and managing product team will be a tremendous asset to Smart Monkeys.”
As Smart Monkeys, Inc. is about to celebrate 15 years of innovation and successes, the company is also announcing an executive reorganization with co-founders Villet as Chief Executive Officer and Alan Anderson as Chief Operating Officer, and associate partner Mitch Schuh promoted to Chief Technology Officer.
“The new executive team will allow us to achieve better balance in our Administration, Operations and Technology management. Renewing our commitment to quality and reliability for our clients and partners,” says Anderson. “Focusing on team and talent enables Smart Monkeys to design, develop and implement systems and solutions for the most demanding projects.”