Pexip Names Christopher Ford VP of Sales for Americas Region
Pexip announced that Christopher Ford has been appointed VP of its Americas sales and marketing operations. Ford will manage all sales and marketing initiatives for the Americas region while closely working alongside Pexip’s global sales leadership team.
“When the opportunity came for me to take on a senior leadership position, in what is arguably the industry’s most innovative company, it was an easy decision for me to seize the opportunity,” shared Ford. “I have been following Pexip’s growth with great interest for the last few years. The Pexip solution is simple and elegant and yet can have a major positive impact on our clients’ conferencing environment.”
Stationed at the Pexip Americas headquarters in New York City, Ford joins the company with a communications and collaborations industry background. Coming from Microsoft where he worked on the creation and deployment of the Authorized Device Reseller channel ecosystem for the Surface Hub, released last year.
Prior to his time at Microsoft, Ford worked for Polycom, leading global account management teams. But, he developed his love for conferencing, collaboration, and productivity solutions while working at IMB/Lotus.
Pexip CEO, Åsmund O. Fodstad, believes Ford is the perfect addition to the team, as well. “As we continue to grow in client relationships, size, and industry awareness, we are pleased to be able to attract high-profile industry leaders such as Chris Ford,” Fodstad said. “Over the past year, we have accomplished many things, including having our product certified by Microsoft for Skype for Business, and we are now completing our sales leadership team with truly outstanding people.”
Pexip is having a busy November as MediaPlatform just announced a partnership with Pexip to empower the streaming of virtual meetings to a limitless audience. It was also named 2016 Global Video Conferencing Technology Innovation Award winner by Frost & Sullivan while powering a number of Videoconferencing as a Service (VCaaS) providers.
Edited by Erik Linask