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TokBox Appoints Scott Lomond as VP Marketing
Former Executive of LifeSize Communications Joins Video Communications Platform Company
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jul 09, 2013 -- TokBox, a Telefonica Digital company, today announced the appointment of Scott Lomond to lead marketing of TokBox's industry-leading OpenTok Video Platform. Lomond joins TokBox as Vice President, Marketing from his previous role as Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services for LifeSize Communications, a division of Logitech. He will lead the development of TokBox's position as the leading platform for the creation and management of real-time communication applications, in particular around WebRTC, and the go-to-market strategies for vertical market solutions such as OpenTok for Customer Service.
At LifeSize Lomond was responsible for the development and launch of the industry-first hosted video collaboration program, LifeSize Connections. He became a part of Logitech when the company acquired SightSpeed, where he led the software engineering, web development, support teams and operations of the award-winning SightSpeed Video Messenger service. The same team also developed and operated the Dell Video Chat service for Dell consumer notebooks.
TokBox CEO Ian Small: "Scott has demonstrated amazing talent for working in the communications and video space. With his video delivery experience in particular and his deep understanding of customer needs and solution opportunities, we are very excited about how he can continue to drive our commercial and go-to-market leadership in this fast-growth industry."
Scott Lomond commented: "TokBox is in a very exciting stage, with some wonderful technology and a great team in a market that is really just waking up to the opportunities around WebRTC and live video communication experiences. TokBox has done an amazing job capturing the early adopters and now, with the leading enterprise-grade platform and the global reach of our parent Telefonica, we have the opportunity to define the category."
Lomond holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Dayton, and an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.
TokBox, a Telefonica Digital company, develops and operates the OpenTok Video Platform, making it fast and easy to add live video communications into online and mobile websites, apps and services. The scalable, customizable platform gives users the creative freedom to develop any video interaction, from one-to-one chats to large-scale broadcasts.
The first platform to incorporate support for WebRTC, OpenTok caters to enterprises, entrepreneurs and developers with powerful APIs, a global cloud infrastructure, and pre-configured solutions. OpenTok has been used to add video communications to more than 70,000 services by companies including Major League Baseball, Diet Coke, Ford, Doritos, Bridgestone and Double Robotics.
TokBox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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