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Stephen Vobbe Joins Glowpoint to Lead Sales and Marketing

January 24, 2011 | Kendal Kirby
MURRAY HILL, N.J., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Glowpoint, Inc. (OTCBulletin Board: GLOWD), a leading global provider of cloud-based managed video services for telepresence, video conferencing and collaboration, today announced that Stephen Vobbe, a veteran in the unified communications industry, has left his post at Cisco to head up Sales and Marketing for the company.

As Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Vobbe will be tasked with leading Glowpoint worldwide sales, channels, marketing, analyst relations and business development.  He will also be a member of the executive committee, which sets strategic direction for the company.

Stephen comes to Glowpoint with more than 17 years experience leading international business development for technology companies.  He has broad experience working in high-growth businesses including sales, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, solution development and strategic alliances. Stephen is leaving a senior management role as Director of the Telepresence Solutions team for Cisco, which he joined through the TANDBERG acquisition.  Stephen was instrumental in driving TANDBERG's growth through key strategic alliances and leading TANDBERG's entrance into the Unified Communications market.

"We have assembled a management team to drive our business and achieve accelerated growth levels in our rapidly growing industry," said Joe Laezza, Glowpoint President and CEO. "Stephen is well-regarded across the industry, and I am excited to have him join us as we shape a management team with the talent to build a world class company."

"Over the course of the past few years, I've seen a growing demand from companies of all sizes to consume managed video services for telepresence and high definition video conferencing. As a leading provider of managed video services, Glowpoint is exceptionally well positioned to capitalize on this accelerating market and has a technology driven service platform to dramatically scale its business. I am excited to be part of the team," said Stephen Vobbe.

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About Glowpoint
Glowpoint, Inc. (OTCBB: GLOWD) enables video users to effortlessly and securely call one another regardless of their video technology or network. With unlimited, "open" access to Glowpoint's cloud-based, hosted-video infrastructure and services, video calling within - and between - companies is dramatically simplified. From full-featured telepresence and video conferencing suites to desktop video, Glowpoint supports customers around the world with 24/7 managed services that allow business professionals to enjoy "in-the-same-room" intimacy and cost savings. To see a video-in-the-cloud demonstration and learn more about Glowpoint's Open Video solution for business, please visit http://www.glowpoint.com.

Contact:
Jonathan Brust
Glowpoint, Inc.
+1 866-456-9764, ext. 2052
[email protected]
www.glowpoint.com







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