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High Speed Video Announces New Executive Team Appointment With Business Growth

February 8, 2011 | Kendal Kirby
Jim_Cantalini.jpgVeteran Digital Media and Wall Street executive Jim Cantalini joins High Speed Video as President

RAMSEY, N.J., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- High Speed Video (HSV), the only provider of software based enterprise-grade video communications and desktop-telepresence as an end-to-end managed service, announced today that it is expanding its executive team with the appointment of Jim Cantalini as president reporting to Michael Maresca, founder and CEO of High Speed Video.

"Jim is an industry veteran who has demonstrated financial and operational acumen in successfully taking technology companies through rapid growth phases," said Michael Maresca, CEO of High Speed Video. "As HSV is entering a rapid growth phase in a market that is starting to explode, I cannot think of anyone other than Jim to help me take HSV to the next level and as the leading brand for managed enterprise video communications services."

Jim Cantalini has been serving as an advisor to HSV for the past year. Previously, Jim was the CEO of Gist Communications, an interactive television company that Jim led through successful rounds of funding and customer acquisition of leading cable and satellite pay TV service providers.

Earlier in his career Jim was an Investment Banker with UBS, First Boston and Lehman Brothers and founder of Spring Capital, a private equity group. Jim specializes in strategy, operations and finance of growth stage technology companies specifically in media and communications industries.  On Wall Street, Jim managed international finance, investment banking, financial restructuring, and IPOs across US and European clients spanning more than two decades of experience.

At HSV, Jim will be responsible for all the finance and business operations, sales, marketing and business development of HSV's fully managed SaaS based desktop telepresence services for enterprises.  Jim is based in New York City, where HSV is in the process of opening new offices.
"High Speed Video is uniquely positioned in a promising high growth market, and represents a significant opportunity for managing operational and business challenges that come with such market acceleration that we're anticipating," said Jim Cantalini, president of High Speed Video.  "Mike has built a great product and technology promising to democratize video conferencing, and a stable business with extremely satisfied customers; it's time for us to now build a major brand in video communications."

About HSV:
HSV is the first and only software based, fully managed service delivering enterprise grade video communications that is within the reach of large enterprises and small businesses alike.  By democratizing enterprise video communications - video conferencing and telepresence - through a patented IP network based Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, HSV is extending the reach of affordable video communications to every desktop and mobile handset within an enterprise. 

HSV is deployed worldwide across major global brand name enterprise customers. Our customers include NFL, MLB, and others.  HSV has been nominated for a Sports Emmy for use in the NFL's highly successful Team Cam network.  Headquartered in Ramsey, New Jersey, HSV is privately held.  For more information visit: or email: [email protected].

Media Contact:
Sam Vasisht
21TechMedia LLC
[email protected]
+1 617 840-6788

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