Autosportradio.com 2017 show guests for Tuesday February 21st…

 

Matt Mindrum

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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has selected Matt Mindrum as vice president of marketing and communications. Mindrum, who served in the same role at Butler University.

IMS says in his new role, Matt will be responsible for advancing the speedway’s brand and promoting all of its events, including the Indy 500, Brickyard 400 and the Red Bull Air Race. He began his new role September 19.

“Matt has both the experience and

proven leadership skills necessary to ensure the Indianapolis Motor Speedway continues to grow and excel,” said CJ O’Donnell, chief marketing officer for Hulman Motorsports. “As we work to grow our talent base and deliver world-class entertainment opportunities to our fans, Matt will be a key addition to our team.”

Mindrum has worked at Butler since 2013. IMS says prior to that, he served in a number of roles with Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE: LLY), where he directed marketing efforts for the pharmaceutical company’s first product launch in the U.S. Alzheimer’s market.

 

Robby Greene

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Mobile television industry executive Robby Greene has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of IMS Productions, a rapidly growing, Indianapolis-based mobile television production/postproduction company that counts ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, VERSUS, and CBC among its large, diverse client base.

“We are very pleased with the contributions that Robby has made to the business growth of IMS Productions over the last three years and are even happier that he has accepted the role of president and COO.”  “Robby’s understanding of the industry and commitment to growth through providing clients the highest-quality products and services will continue to position IMS Productions as a top live broadcast facilities provider and postproduction company in the country.”

Greene, who started with the company in early 2008 as its business development director, most recently served as vice president and general manager, where he has planned and administered significant strategies through a core business transition in the last two years.

“For so long, IMS Productions was known for its production of the world-famous Indianapolis 500 and the IZOD IndyCar Series races, and that was the vast majority of its business,” Greene said. “But today, we have grown the company to the point that the ‘500’ and INDYCAR are among many in our book of business, and we continue to add national clients to our portfolio on a regular basis.”

IMS Productions provides mobile production services to ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, VERSUS, and CBC.

Greene has helped grow IMS Productions’ portfolio to include work for events such as the U.S. Open golf tournament at Pebble Beach, NBA All-Star Game, Breeders Cup, “Hockey Night in Canada,” NFL, NBA, MLB, Mecum auto auctions, and hold the exclusive rights to the 30-week Professional Bull Riders, including the World Finals in Las Vegas.

“If it’s live sports, we do it and do it well,” Greene said. “But we also do significant work in other areas, from streaming a presentation for the latest medical release to an hour-long documentary, to the production of nationally televised commercials that have been completely produced within our studios.”

Other IMS Productions clients include work for Subway, Sony, H.H. Gregg, Toyota, Ingersoll-Rand, Firestone, PVH, and dozens of local and regional clients. In addition to live television, full-service, in-house studios, and satellite uplink capabilities, IMS Productions offers its clients the flexibility of a using an AVID or final-cut post-production editing system.

Greene, originally from Louisiana, where he attended Louisiana State University, has over 15 years of experience in radio and television and has spent several years with media giants Clear Channel and Cumulus in executive positions.