McGowan has a long history with Quantel, having first joined the company in
1982 as a district sales manager to ultimately hold the position of vice
president of broadcast sales, rounding out 18 years with the company. He
returns to Quantel after serving as director of broadcast sales operations,
Midwest and Western States and national accounts for Avid. Prior to Avid's
purchase of Pinnacle Systems, McGowan served as director of sales, Americas
broadcast for Pinnacle Systems and spent four years as VP of sales &
marketing for ParkerVision.
During his career with Quantel he held a variety of high-level positions,
including VP of sales for graphics and VP of sales for broadcast products.