"Josh's knowledge and background make him an excellent match for GigaPan," Hillman Jr. said in the press release. "His extensive experience leading fast-growing companies will be invaluable as GigaPan continues to expand its presence into new markets."
Friedman most recently was COO and a board member of Rumblefish, a music licensing company. He began his career in a newly formed server group at Intel and got his college education as a Beaver.
As the company moves forward, I recommend taking a look back at that KATU news feature. It gives a pretty neat visual of the detailed panoramic photographs the company helps create.