Andy Buckingham is joining the team at Aiir in the newly created role of Senior Vice President of Product Innovation.
He’ll be leading development on new products for the digital audio sector.
Andy began in the industry as a presenter and producer whilst studying at university and was recognised in the Radio Academy’s 30 Under 30 for two consecutive years in 2011 and 2012 and more recently sat on the organising committee for the Academy’s TechCon event. He is also a founding member of the hybrid radio standards organisation RadioDNS.
Andy commented: “Aiir have gone from strength to strength over the last 12 months and are in a perfect position to take advantage of the next stages of growth in radio technology. I’m thrilled about joining the team and helping steer that growth.”
Gav Richards, Aiir CTO added: “We’re incredibly excited to be welcoming Andy to the team at Aiir. He’s an ambassador for our industry and an exceptional talent; I can’t wait to see what we can do together.”
Alongside Andy’s duties, he continues to manage his own studio ‘togglebit’ whose clients include the BBC, Global Radio, UK Radioplayer, RadioDNS and Currie Nordén.