Academy Award winning studio Digital Domain has hired on 30-year industry veteran Ken Roupenian as its Vice President, Digital Studio. He will be responsible for the company’s creative teams globally, and will report to Digital Domain Executive Vice President and General Manager, Erika Burton.
As Digital Domain continues to evolve and expand its business worldwide, Roupenian brings to the group expertise in strategic planning and artistic management for digital production. “I look forward to doing my part to build upon their great legacy, helping them to continue challenging themselves, innovating, and breaking new ground,” he said.
Roupenian began his entertainment career at Sony Pictures before joining Rhythm & Hues in 1993. Over 21 years at R&H, he advanced through a number of producing and managerial positions before spending his final 10 years with the studio as head of digital production. In this role, Roupenian spearheaded R&H’s drive to grow its team from about 400 to over 1,500 worldwide, and was instrumental in overall talent management, recruiting and training.