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TMCNet:  Vidyo Names Michael Patsalos-Fox Chairman and CEO

[December 04, 2017]

Vidyo Names Michael Patsalos-Fox Chairman and CEO

Vidyo, Inc., the leader in integrated video collaboration technology, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Michael Patsalos-Fox Chairman and CEO, effective immediately. Patsalos-Fox, who has been a Director of Vidyo (News - Alert) since 2013 and was appointed as Chairman earlier this year, now assumes the role of CEO replacing outgoing CEO, Eran Westman, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.

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Michael Patsalos-Fox, Vidyo's new Chairman and CEO (Photo: Business Wire)

Michael Patsalos-Fox, Vidyo's new Chairman and CEO (Photo: Business Wire)

"I want to thank Eran for his contribution to the business and wish him well on his future endeavors," said Patsalos-Fox. "I have developed a deep appreciation for the market and Vidyo's opportunity to dominate key segments since joining the Vidyo board in 2013. I am excited and energized to build on our market leadership through focused growth acceleration strategies and operational excellence."

Most recently, Patsalos-Fox was CEO of Stroz Friedberg until its successful sale to Aon in late 2016. Prior to Stroz Friedberg, Patsalos-Fox enjoyed a long career at the McKinsey & Company (News - Alert) global management consulting firm where he served as chairman of cKinsey Americas. He served as a senior partner on McKinsey's operating committee for nine years and held a seat on the board for 12 years. Patsalos-Fox currently serves on the boards of several other companies including Cognizant (News - Alert), Quid, and CloudPay.

"Vidyo pioneered what has become the gold standard in video communications," said Joshua Ruch, managing partner of Rho Ventures and Vidyo board member. "Michael has a proven track record and the right expertise to shepherd the company through the next phase of its growth."

Vidyo boasts a long track record of innovation beginning in 2005 when it co-developed the H.264 SVC standard, built the first commercially available implementation, and introduced its patented selective forwarding unit (SFU) approach to the video conferencing market. Vidyo's highly scalable and secure platform, along with its unique ability to manage extremes, from network-challenged environments like mobile and wireless to environments with the highest possible bandwidth and video display capability, has enabled the company to become the leading video platform for embedded video collaboration and capture a leadership position in regulated markets including healthcare, financial services, and government.

About Vidyo, Inc.

Vidyo is the leader in integrated video collaboration for businesses that require the highest quality, real-time video communications available to directly embed into their business processes. Millions of users around the world visually connect every day with Vidyo's secure, scalable technology and cloud-based services. Vidyo has been awarded over 170 patents worldwide and is recognized by industry analysts for its cloud platform and APIs. Thousands of enterprises, service providers, and technology partners leverage Vidyo's technology to create innovative HD quality video-enabled applications. Learn more at www.vidyo.com, on the blog, or follow Vidyo on Twitter (News - Alert) @vidyo and on Facebook.


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