Ooyala Names Scott Smith Senior Vice President of Field Operations
Leading online video platform makes key addition to leadership team
(Mountain View, CA) May 10, 2010- Ooyala, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end video platform applications and services, announced today that Scott Smith has been appointed Senior Vice President of Field Operations. Smith, an accomplished sales executive brings an extensive knowledge of video technology, B2C eCommerce, multi-tenant SaaS, enterprise software, and multi-channel sales. In his new position, Smith will guide the growth and development of the company's worldwide sales and field operations teams.
"Scott brings an intense understanding of best practice processes and methodologies that drive great revenue results." said Jay Fulcher, CEO at Ooyala. "His impressive track record of results and solid technology experience enable him to accelerate and scale our sales efforts. We are very pleased to have someone of Scott's background to lead our sales initiatives through the next stage of growth.”
Scott Smith joins Ooyala with more than 25 years experience in technology sales, most recently serving as Vice President of Field Operations at Qumu. Qumu, which was just named “Cool Vendor in Enterprise Networking 2010” by Gartner, experienced a 60% growth in 2009 with an exit run rate of 300% growth since Smith arrived. Prior to Qumu, Smith served as Vice President of Sales at Marketlive, where the company grew its customer base more than 350% with its B2C eCommerce platform solution for retailers, catalogers, and brand manufacturers, driving $3 billion in ecommerce transactions. Smith has also served in management roles at Peopleclick and Peoplesoft.
"Ooyala's focus on leveraging technology to increase consumer engagement and publisher revenue has made it the most innovative and fastest growing video company in the industry," said Smith. "I am pleased to join the executive team and contribute to the company's momentous growth.”
Ooyala is a leader in online video technology, analytics and monetization. Ooyala's comprehensive online video platform gives content owners the deep insights that drive increased viewer engagement and revenue from video content. Ooyala serves hundreds of global media companies and marketers including, Telegraph Media Group, Fremantle Media, Vans, Endemol, Vice Magazine, Glam Media and Electronic Arts. Visit Ooyala.