Dave Van Hoy - President at Advanced Systems Group
Dave Van Hoy is president of Advanced Systems Group. He has more than 30 years of experience in the design, implementation, and support of technical systems in professional video, audio, and film facilities. Starting his career after attending Engineering school at U.C. Davis he spent 7 years at early Professional Sound pioneer Sound Genesis in technical, design and sales roles supporting clients in Film and Video Production. Dave went on to serve as the Chief Engineer at Lockheed’s Film and Video Production group, followed by founding and leading Audio Images Corp. He opened ASG in 1997 and under his leadership, it has become one of the largest designers and installers of post-production and shared storage systems on the West Coast. During his career Dave has been involved in the design, implementation and support of hundreds of production and post production systems and facilities.

Quantum Partner Stories: Swordfish, Advanced Systems Group and StorNext

I love working with customers that we’ve watched grow and evolve. One of my favorite success stories is Matt Silverman, who founded motion design studio Swordfish in San Francisco with one Mac Mini and some direct attached storage. These days, Swordfish has an impressive client list that includes Sony, Microsoft, and Apple, and their growing team works on projects where 4K footage and large 3D renders are commonplace. Data is the core of Swordfish – like so many other companies, lost data means lost business. As a motion design studio, however, Swordfish has different storage needs than your traditional post house. They needed a robust, redundant network backbone that was compatible with many professional graphics and video software applications.