Prysm Systems, a leading provider of large-format laser phosphor displays (LPD) has appointed Tod Hardin as director of marketing operations. In this role, Hardin is expected to strengthen, align and broaden the company’s global marketing and sales operations. He previously served as the company’s global events marketing director for over six years.
Hardin brings a wealth of success in social media marketing, communications, event management, creative direction, brand development and media relations. With nearly 30 years of experience, Hardin has worked with many diverse, well-known brands, including Plastic Oceans International, Crowd, Penn National Gaming, Mandalay Bay Resorts, Visit Napa Valley and the California North Coast Tourism Council. In addition to his role at Prysm Systems, Hardin is the founder and chief storyteller for Scout Monkeys Media, a marketing and communications consultancy, and serves as a board member for the Social Forestry Foundation. Hardin holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science and International Studies from Wayne State University.
“We are focused on building strategic global marketing and sales operations to strengthen our position in the audiovisual industry,” said Amit Jain, president and chief executive officer for Prysm Systems. “We are thrilled to re-introduce Tod to our team. He brings a breadth of knowledge and experience in digital marketing, advertising, communications and brand management. He will be instrumental to our marketing and sales teams and in accelerating our global marketing operations to reach systems integrators, dealers and distributors, and end users.”
Hardin added: “I’m excited to reunite with Prysm Systems and return to the audiovisual industry. I thoroughly enjoyed working with the team to introduce their high-quality, dynamic visual displays and collaboration platform. Over the last few years, the industry has dramatically shifted with a new emphasis on collaboration and connectivity. As we usher in a new era for the audiovisual industry, I’m energized to share Prysm Systems unique story as a product and a platform to fuel high-impact presentations for various collaboration environments.”