NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery and music, announced today that Anshu Aggarwal has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer.
"We are excited about Anshu's deep technical expertise, track record of leadership and his ability to scale tech operations. His strategic guidance will be instrumental in Shutterstock's continued growth, and we are thrilled he has joined our management team," said Jon Oringer, Founder and CEO of Shutterstock, Inc.
Aggarwal brings nearly 20 years of technical experience to this role. Most recently, he served as the VP of Engineering at Tumblr, one of the world's largest content sharing and discovery platforms. In addition, Anshu has served in technology leadership roles at 1 Efficiency, Quewey, Gemini Mobile Technologies, Edison Carter Corporation (now 3VR Security) and Inktomi Corporation.
"This is a fantastic time to join Shutterstock and I believe deeply in the company's vision and clear sense of purpose. I'm excited to lead the technology team which is packed with smart and driven engineers," said Anshu Aggarwal, CTO of Shutterstock, Inc.
Aggarwal is a multiple patent holder and received a B.S. in Computer Engineering and an M.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Boston University, as well as an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Colorado.
Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 80,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 60 million images and 3 million video clips available.
Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Montreal, Paris, San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Shutterstock has customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media; and WebDAM, a cloud-based digital asset management service for businesses.
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