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INTEGRATED SYSTEMS EUROPE, Amsterdam – January 29, 2008 – VBrick Systems, Inc., the world leader in digital video appliances and solutions, today announced that it has appointed Mark Phillips as business development director, EMEA. The announcement underlines VBrick’s commitment to expanding European, Middle Eastern, and African operations, and enhancing support for its channel partners and customers internationally.
Mr. Phillips brings more than 20 years of experience developing successful channel sales and key account programs for digital video and communications providers including ViewCast Corporation, Polyspan Teleconferencing, and PictureTel. At VBrick, Mr. Phillips will be responsible for expanding channel partnerships and directing VBrick’s European-based engineering staff.
“Mark Phillips has an impressive track record designing sales programs that exceed customer and partner expectations for responsiveness, strategic thinking, and support,” said Vince Graziani, chief executive officer, VBrick Systems, Inc. “His strong enterprise digital video background makes him ideal to lead our growth across EMEA.”
“Video is changing the way that we work, learn, and communicate, and VBrick’s streaming solutions have been proven to enhance every aspect of business communications – from the boardroom to the home worker, from the mobile employee to students on the move,” said Mark Phillips, business development director, EMEA, VBrick Systems, Inc. “I am excited to work with one of the truly innovative digital video companies and look forward to expanding VBrick’s international market presence and capitalizing on the growing demand for digital video applications.”
Prior to joining VBrick, Mr. Phillips was the managing director, EMEA for ViewCast Corporation. As Polyspan Teleconferencing’s Regional Sales Manager, Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa, Mr. Phillips increased regional sales by more than 300% in less than two years. At PictureTel, Mr. Phillips managed several Pan-European major accounts and the IBM channel relationship while achieving exponential sales growth for the videoconferencing provider.
VBrick offers the performance, scalability, and ease-of-use required for organizations to view and broadcast live and on-demand video. Customers include ABN AMRO, Bank of England, KPN Telecom, Sheffield University UK, Russian Ministry of Finance, Putnam Investments, Johnson & Johnson, Ford Motor Company, and the United States Air Force.
About VBrick Systems, Inc.
VBrick Systems, Inc. is the world’s most reliable provider of standards-based video networking solutions to educational institutions, corporations, and governments. VBrick, an ISO 9001:2000 certified company, has garnered numerous industry accolades including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Connecticut Technology Fast 50, and the National Association of Broadcaster’s (NAB) Award for Innovation in Media in the Content Delivery category. Based in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA, VBrick’s products are distributed through industry-leading value-added resellers, system integrators and distributors. Find out more at www.VBrick.com.