Eckert joined Imagine Communications (then Harris) nine years ago, bringing a wealth of industry expertise and a strong international reputation. Before joining the company, he was general manager for Northern and Central Europe at Avid Technology GmbH. Prior to this, he managed the EMEA business for newsroom vendor iNEWS, and held senior positions in sales and key account management at Sony Deutschland GmbH.
Eckert has a Diplom-Ingenieur (equivalent to Master of Science) in electrical engineering with a focus on software engineering from the Hochschule in Wiesbaden, Germany. His first role in the industry was in the semiconductor world where he began as a program manager.