SGI Asia Pacific gets two new biz dev managers

Greg Doyle has been promoted to business development manager (Media) for SGI Asia Pacific, while Mick Martin is the new AP business development manager (Defense).

Greg Doyle has been promoted to business development manager (Media) for SGI Asia Pacific, while Mick Martin is the new AP business development manager (Defense). They will report to both the verticals team in Mountain View, California, and the Asia Pacific marketing organization to ensure that SGI’s Asia Pacific marketing functions are tightly coupled with the corporate and other geographic teams.

Doyle has over 25 years’ experience in the broadcast market, 15 of which were spent in Asia Pacific. Prior to this appointment, Greg was the practice manager with SGI’s Professional Service Asia Pacific team, specializing in the media and broadcast market.

Prior to joining SGI, Greg spent two years in the USA and one year in Australia as director of Sales (Asia Pacific) with SGI’s VAR partner, Limit Inc., a San Diego-based supplier of Cable Ad Insertion and TV Automation equipment. Before joining Limit Inc., he spent two years developing the market for specialized telecommunications network testing systems in the region, for Maser Technology Group, a broadcast and telecommunications equipment supplier in Australia and New Zealand.

He spent ten years at the Philips/Bosch joint venture for Broadcast as division manager (Australia and New Zealand). Prior to this, his engineering and commercial skills in broadcast and associated areas were matured over eighteen years of employment with Philips, starting in purely technical roles and transitioning to various marketing and sSales roles for Philips.

Doyle has a certificate in Business Studies (QIT), a TV and Radio Technical College certificate and carried out three years of Post certificate study. He is also a member of SCTE (USA) Technical Standards Group, and SMPTE.

Mick Martin

Martin joins the Asia Pacific team from his previous position as SGI’s business development manager (Defense) in Australia/New Zealand. Martin has an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of the defense business through his many years of experience as an end user and systems integrator. He will lead the country teams in providing solutions for SGI’s defense customers, including Command and Control applications, Visual Simulations systems and other military applications.

Martin previously worked for Communications Design and Management Pty Ltd as project and ACT branch manager followed by a stint with Texas Instruments. Before SGI, Mick was the business manager with ASPECT Computing where he played a pivotal role in their winning of the JISS (formerly JISE) project.

Martin’s move into Defence Industry followed his retirement from the Defence Force in 1994, after serving 20 years as an army officer. He was an infantry officer and served as a platoon and company commander. His non-Infantry appointments included a posting to the UK Procurement Executive working in Project Wavell, as well as working in DAO in Project AUSTACSS. He attended Command & Staff College in 1991. He has a BA, B. Bus and Grad Dip Management Studies.

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