ViewCast Names Wayne Shackelford Vice President Worldwide Sales
More than 25 Years Experience in Sales, Business Development;
Proven Success in Developing Sales Organizations and Channels
PLANO, Texas, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewCast Corporation (OTCBB: VCST), a developer of industry-leading solutions for the capture and streaming of video over enterprise, broadband, and mobile networks, announced today that veteran global sales executive Wayne Shackelford has been named Vice President Worldwide Sales, effective immediately. He will report directly to President and CEO John Hammock.
Shackelford has more than 25 years of experience and success in sales and business development in a variety of hardware and software communications products through direct and channel sales teams to global enterprises and service providers. For the past three years he was the General Manager - Hosted Sales for Redwood City, CA-based ASSIA Inc's DSL Management Software division, a company he began working for in its start-up phase. His work at ASSIA included the generation and growth of new hosted services revenue via the development of key partnerships with important accounts in global telecommunications markets.
"Wayne has exactly the kind of experience we need as we move our sales focus to larger national and international customers in the digital media equipment marketplace," Hammock said. "Wayne's hiring is an important and timely next step as we introduce our new, more cost-effective video management products to meet the market demand in broadband and mobile networks. He has proven success in invigorating sales teams and channels with his leadership. Wayne also has direct experience working closely with all levels of telecommunications companies which are important market opportunities for ViewCast."
Prior to ASSIA, Shackelford was Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales for BC, Canada-based Zeugma Systems, a privately-held telecommunications equipment supplier later acquired by Tellabs, from August 2006 to October 2008. Prior to that, from October 2003 to March 2006, he was Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales/Services for Alabama-based Verilink Corporation.
Shackelford studied business and computer science at Louisiana State University.
ViewCast enables anyone to deliver video whenever, wherever. With more than 500,000 Osprey® video capture cards and thousands of Niagara® streaming systems deployed globally, ViewCast is at the forefront of the video industry.
ViewCast (www.viewcast.com) is headquartered in Plano, Texas, USA, with sales and distribution channels located globally.
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