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Skylum opens new office in Bellevue, WA, led by world-class photographers

The maker of Luminar and Aurora HDR expands US presence with new enterprise team and office. New executive team announced.

Bellevue, WA — Macphun (soon to become Skylum Software) has dramatically expanded their presence in the United States. The company has acquired office space in downtown Bellevue, WA to be closer to key strategic partners and to support the demands of enterprise customers. Macphun seeks to dramatically raise awareness and adoption of its photo editing software, including Luminar and Aurora HDR (recently chosen as the 2017 Application of the Year by Apple).

The company has added four new members to its US executive team to help guide this initiative. These team-members are slated to drive new user adoption and support growth in both business development and enterprise sales.

    • Scott Bourne, President - US Operations, is a long-time, professional photographer and photo industry expert who has guided the launch of many photography products and services.
    • Dave Moser, Vice President of Biz Development and Acquisitions, is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years experience connecting photographers and business partners.
    • Kevin Gilbert, Vice President of Enterprise, leads the effort to bring Macphun imaging technology to more companies and enterprise users.
    • Richard Harrington, Vice President of Education, directs the education team to make Macphun software tools easy to use and broadly adopted and easier to understand.
“We have hired some of the best people in the photo industry to join the Macphun team. We plan to make big things happen. The new US-based team is led by a group of dedicated photographers and photo enthusiasts with deep ties to the industry,” - says Alex Tsepko, CEO of Macphun.  “We believe this will greatly benefit the people we want to help most - photographers. Being able to bring our current and future users more value, enjoyment and benefits from our products are the things that excite us most about having this new team and new office in Bellevue, Washington.”

The expanded management team boasts more than 100 years of photographic experience and is committed to helping more people create photos they love.

“The innovation at Macphun is amazing. The entire company is focussed on helping photographers and photo enthusiasts get the results they want quickly, easily and affordably, and I am extremely happy to be a part of the new team,” said Scott Bourne, President - US Operations of Macphun.


Worldwide Press Contact:
Maria Gordienko
maria@skylum.com