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Blue Jeans Network Grows Management Team with Former Cisco and SuccessFactors Executives
December 13, 2011 | Hogan Keyser
Leader in Interoperable Video Conferencing Looks to Strengthen Cloud Offering with top Engineering and Marketing Executives
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Blue Jeans Network, the leader in interoperable video conferencing services, today announced the addition of two new Vice Presidents to the company's management team.
James Matheson, Vice President of Marketing, brings over 15 years of experience in marketing and web technology to the company. At Blue Jeans Network, Matheson is responsible for driving the company's global marketing strategy and the execution of all brand building, demand generation and communications initiatives. Prior to joining Blue Jeans Network, Matheson built and launched the SMB go to market strategy for SuccessFactors. He led demand generation for the company and was instrumental in the growth rate that resulted in the 2007 IPO, five acquisitions and ultimately the December 2011 announcement of SAP's intent to acquire SuccessFactors.
Ted Tracy, Vice President of Engineering, hails from Cisco Systems where he was the Senior Director/General Manager of TelePresence Exchange and responsible for all aspects of engineering related to the business unit. At Blue Jeans Network, Ted will leverage more than 25 years of experience to run all engineering operations. Prior to his time at Cisco, Ted was a founding member of three communications start-up companies, two of which became public companies.
"This is a key moment in time for Blue Jeans Network," said Krish Ramakrishnan, Chief Executive Officer of Blue Jeans Network. "Since we launched the Blue Jeans service in June 2011, we've seen rapid worldwide growth connecting people in over 1,500 cities in 150 countries. We're excited to have James and Ted on board to help grow the business and continue to lead the charge in interoperable video conferencing."
"I'm thrilled to join Blue Jeans Network and work with such talented innovators in the video space," commented Matheson. "The Blue Jeans service is a disrupter in the industry and I'm excited to build the brand to fulfill its potential for massive growth in the business-to-business and consumer worlds."
"I'm excited to join the Blue Jeans team during this pivotal growth period for the company," said Tracy. "The engineering team has been extremely creative with their business-to-business solution for high-definition video conferencing and I am eager to use this innovation to provide a solution to the market that makes video as easy and seamless to use as audio conferencing."
Blue Jeans Network is the leader in interoperable video conferencing. By offering interoperability between so many popular business and consumer platforms, Blue Jeans Network is enabling more people to communicate easily with each other and expanding the reach of video communications beyond corporate boardrooms and across the enterprise to telecommuters, remote workers, travelers, suppliers, partners and customers.
To learn more about Blue Jeans Network, please visit: http://bluejeans.com/
About Blue Jeans Network
At Blue Jeans Network, our mission is to make video communications as easy and pervasive as audio communications, enabling more effective collaboration at work, at home, and on the road. Our cloud-based conferencing service makes this possible by enabling customers to connect with each other seamlessly any time, anywhere, and from practically any device. The Blue Jeans Network extends high quality video communications beyond the traditional boundaries of specialized conference rooms and into the mainstream, allowing individuals and employees throughout an enterprise to interact more effectively with each other, and with their customers, partners, suppliers, family, and friends. Blue Jeans Network is a private company headquartered in Mountain View, California.
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