Appointments: Pipedream promotes Kristian Broms to chief design officer

Posted: May 24, 2018

Pipedream Products has announced the promotion of Kristian Broms to chief design officer. Broms joined Pipedream in 2005 as senior designer and was promoted to vice president of design in 2011, where he led the product development and design team. Pipedream says he also brought a number of important projects to completion and has been at the forefront of moves to streamline the product development process as well as ensuring compliance from manufacturers.

Prior to joining Pipedream, Broms worked as a graphic designer after receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from Mississippi State and Masters of Fine Arts in Electronic Visualization and Film from Florida State University. He said of his new role, in which he will oversee all design and innovation aspects of Pipedream’s products, under Pipedream’s new CEO: “I’m looking forward to working with Matthew and the Pipedream team. There has been a revitalisation on how we think about delivering world-class products to all our customers. Matthew sold me on his vision for the company and his leadership is exactly what Pipedream needs. I’m honoured and excited to be part of the team who will take Pipedream to the next level, and continue to innovate on behalf of Pipedream’s customers.”

Matthew Matsudaira, chief executive officer of Pipedream, added: “We deeply value all our employees and we are pleased to watch them meeting such great challenges and reaching towards an array of newer and higher responsibilities. Kristian has been a key part in the success of Pipedream and we are thrilled to promote him to this important position. This is just one of the many things that our customers should be excited about.”