– Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, has added Bill Thompson as an account manager on its sales team, effective May 16. Throughout his almost 30-year career, Thompson has held a number of sales and engineering positions augmenting his years “in the trenches” as recording engineer, touring technician, and session player. Previously, he served as digital audio technician with Skywalker Sound, sales engineer at Sweetwater Sound, QA manager for Line 6, Inc., and product specialist/trainer with David Carroll Electronics. Most recently, he provided sales support for digital video and SAN systems at Cutting Edge Audio and Video Group.
“Bill is an important asset to ASG because he’s more than just a salesman,” said Dave Van Hoy, president of ASG. “He has provided high-level support of audio and post-production systems. With decades of experience in our industry, he truly understands the needs of our clients.” Thompson will be based at the company’s Emeryville office and can be contacted at (415) 236-2324 or via e-mail at
Advanced Systems Group LLC of Emeryville, Calif., with offices in the Bay Area and Southern California, has provided engineering, systems, integration, support and training to the broadcast, film, creative, and corporate video markets since 1997. With unmatched experience in Apple-based newsroom systems, shared storage, archiving, editing, finishing, and VFX systems, ASG has become one of largest installers of post production and shared storage systems on the West Coast. The ASG team is highly focused on customer success, and has installed and supported more than 185 SANs, production, and post production systems over the last six years. For more information, visit
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