Roger Ressmeyer

Mercer Island, Washington; USA

Roger Ressmeyer is CEO & Founder of Science Faction Images, a leading stock photo agency. An industry veteran, Ressmeyer has held senior management positions at both Getty Images and Corbis, Bill Gates' privately-owned image archive. As Getty's VP of Strategy & Corporate Development, he put together their Image Partner program and created the Photographer's Choice brand. Prior to these jobs, Ressmeyer was a National Geographic and Time/Life assignment photographer specializing in space, high tech, medicine and the physical sciences. Earlier on, he photographed hundreds of rock stars, writers, politicians and business leaders for book jackets, record albums and dozens of major publications including Smithsonian, Geo, Stern, Paris Match, Newsweek, People and Rolling Stone. He owned and operated the Starlight Photo Agency for 14 years until July 1995, when it became Corbis' first major acquisition. Ressmeyer is a graduate of Yale.

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