Rich Redmond, chief product officer, GatesAir
Rich Redmond serves as Chief Product Officer for GatesAir, responsible for product engineering, product line management and R&D among other tasks. He is based at the company’s headquarters in Mason, Ohio outside of Cincinnati. Redmond has spent his professional career applying advanced technologies to solve market problems and deliver business results. He spent many years in leadership roles at Harris Broadcast and Harris Corporation’s Broadcast Communications Division, responsible for new products, strategy and marketing efforts across radio and television transmission businesses.
Prior to joining Harris, he held national sales management responsibilities for Northeast Broadcast Labs and spent time on the broadcast operations side as a general manager, chief engineer and consultant. His expertise in leading growth initiatives and background in sales and engineering positions round out a unique, all-encompassing awareness of the over-the-air broadcast business. Here, we asked him about GatesAir’s mission, its products, customer service ideals and the philosophy behind Harris Broadcast’s split into two separate, dedicated companies: