NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Teliris, the telepresence innovation leader, today announced the appointment of Neil Hobbs as the company's Chief Executive Officer responsible for taking the company to the next stage of its growth cycle.
Co-founder Marc Trachtenberg will continue as Chief Technology Officer, driving Teliris' market-leading innovation and overall vision.
"Neil has the right combination of experience and leadership to achieve a new era of growth for Teliris," said Trachtenberg. "Throughout his career, Neil has demonstrated a stellar capacity to generate industry-leading performances and I am thrilled to welcome him to Teliris."
"This is an exciting time for Teliris and I look forward to leading the team to continue building on the company's global success in delivering the most immersive telepresence solution on the market," said Hobbs.
Mr. Hobbs brings to Teliris over 25 years of senior management experience in the technology industry. Most recently, he served as President & CEO for Atlantix Global Systems where he redirected the company's strategy and business model. Prior to this, Mr. Hobbs held a number of positions at Level 3 Communications where he guided the company to positive cash flow for the first time in its history. Previously, Neil led global sales, marketing and customer service operating for Concert, a global joint venture between AT&T and British Telecom, as well as several positions with increasing responsibility at British Telecom.
About Teliris Telepresence:
Teliris develops and implements the world's most innovative fully managed telepresence and collaboration solutions, realistically replicating the human dynamics of an in-person meeting experience. Through its 6G platform and unique intellectual property, Teliris has radically simplified the acquisition, deployment and operating costs of telepresence, breaking new ground in adoption and reach of the technology. Teliris is headquartered in New York and London and has deployments in over 52 countries, offering with end-to-end integration, market-leading 99%+ availability guarantee and interoperability with all telepresence, traditional videoconferencing and unified communications solutions. For more information, visit www.teliris.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.