Date Archives December 2012

Webinar Recording: The Power of Video Everywhere, by Cisco

The recording of the webinar “Capture, Transform, Share: The Power of Video Everywhere” is now available. Cisco Video Content Specialist Colby Nish offers numbers that show video collaboration has becomes an essential part of the workplace and that it will continue to grow. Nish explores the Cisco’s Capture-Transform- Share solution and how it enables companies to collaborate over video wherever and whenever they need to. Following Nish’s talk, John Maass of the Moffitt Cancer Center talked about the effectiveness of Cisco Digital Media solutions in helping doctors, staff and researchers share knowledge and information.

Watch the webinar “Capture, Transform, Share: The Power of Video Everywhere.”

AVI-SPL Names Dale Bottcher SVP of Sales, West

CHICAGO – December 4, 2012 – AVI-SPL today announced Dale Bottcher has been named senior vice president of sales for the west region.

In this new position, Bottcher will lead the sales force of nearly 90 employees in the west region of North America. This includes developing and implementing a marketing and sales strategy targeting key vertical markets to pursue and obtain new business.

Joining AVI-SPL in 2003, Bottcher played a key role in leading the Chicago office’s fastest growth period. In recent years, Bottcher has led the company’s sales strategy with enterprise accounts and public sector clients, significantly growing large account business. He has also driven AVI-SPL’s video communications sales strategy along with Mike Brandofino, executive vice president of video and unified communications.

“Dale brings remarkable sales leadership experience to this role. Throughout his career, he’s had great success building and leading talented solutions sales teams,” said Don Mastro, executive vice president of sales.

“It’s exciting to be a part of a company like AVI-SPL that is always evolving as the technology becomes more advanced. I’m eager to take on this new challenge and lead a group of talented salespeople,” said Bottcher.

About AVI-SPL

As the world’s leading video communications partner, AVI-SPL designs, builds and supports the systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly-trained and certified system engineers throughout 34 offices across North America and an international network of solution providers in 30 countries. Please visit www.avispl.com for more information or connect with AVI-SPL on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

AVI-SPL Welcomes Tom Bigliani as SVP of Sales, East

Long Island City, N.Y. – December 4, 2012 – AVI-SPL today announced Tom Bigliani has joined AVI-SPL as the new senior vice president of sales of the east region.

In this new position with AVI-SPL, Bigliani will lead a sales force of nearly 90 employees in the east region of North America. This includes developing and implementing a marketing and sales strategy targeting key vertical markets to pursue and obtain new business.

Bigliani joins AVI-SPL after spending the last six years with BT Conferencing. As their regional vice president of northeast region video sales, Bigliani grew his sales team and implemented a solution-selling based sales strategy. Bigliani led the managed services sales team in the northeast prior to his latest role with BT Conferencing. Bigliani’s experience also includes tenure with AVI-SPL’s legacy company SPL from 2004 to 2007. There Bigliani served as the director of managed conferencing services sales and was the architect of the company’s National Help Desk.

“We’re thrilled to have Tom in this sales leadership position with AVI-SPL,” said Don Mastro, executive vice president of sales. “He has an excellent track record for developing solutions sales teams.”

“I’m excited to rejoin the AVI-SPL team. The company has evolved so much in the past few years and has really taken off in the video communications space,” said Bigliani.

About AVI-SPL

As the world’s leading video communications partner, AVI-SPL designs, builds and supports the systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly-trained and certified system engineers throughout 34 offices across North America and an international network of solution providers in 30 countries. Please visit www.avispl.com for more information or connect with AVI-SPL on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

AVI-SPL Names Rhonda Wingate SVP of Enterprise & Public Sector Accounts

ATLANTA – December 4, 2012 – AVI-SPL today announced Rhonda Wingate has been named senior vice president of enterprise accounts.

Wingate will lead the company’s successful enterprise and public sector accounts business development program in the corporate enterprise, education, healthcare and government public sectors. She will also drive the company’s video and unified communications strategy and lead AVI-SPL’s team of video solutions engineers and digital media specialists.

Since 2001, Wingate has worked for BT Conferencing, most recently as senior vice president of the east region. In this role, she was responsible for developing strategic sales and marketing initiatives to grow the company’s unified collaboration sales strategy. Wingate has been a leader in the audio and video conferencing industry for more than 20 years.

“Rhonda’s extensive experience in the video communications space made her an obvious choice to lead our enterprise, public sector, video solutions and digital media engineering teams,” said Don Mastro, executive vice president of sales. “I’m looking forward having Rhonda work with me and Mike Brandofino, our executive vice president of video and unified communications, to increase our share of the video and unified collaboration market in 2013 and beyond,” he added.

About AVI-SPL

As the world’s leading video communications partner, AVI-SPL designs, builds and supports the systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly-trained and certified system engineers throughout 34 offices across North America and an international network of solution providers in 30 countries. Please visit www.avispl.com for more information or connect with AVI-SPL on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest.