Press Release (ePRNews.com) - REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Jan 03, 2019 - Sherpa Digital Media, a leading provider of enterprise video streaming and management, announced today the appointment of veteran technology executive Kevin J. Kennedy to its board of directors. Kennedy brings decades of experience in executive leadership as CEO and board member of some of the world’s leading technology companies, including Avaya, JDS Uniphase, OpenWave and Cisco.
“Kevin’s experience driving growth and bringing innovative products and services to market will be integral to guiding Sherpa’s success moving forward,” said K.C. Watson, CEO of Sherpa Digital Media. “Corporate video streaming is primed for innovation and expansion as organizations capitalize on technological advancements. We are thrilled to have Kevin join at such an exciting time as Sherpa’s offerings grow to fill market needs.”
Kennedy currently serves as senior managing director at Blue Ridge Partners, a management consulting firm focused on accelerating revenue growth in companies. Previously, he served as CEO of Avaya for more than eight years, expanding the global reach of Avaya’s teleconferencing solutions. Kennedy also served as president and CEO of JDS Uniphase and has held senior product development and executive roles at Cisco, Openwave and AT&T. In 2010, he was appointed to President Obama’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
“The possibilities for video within the enterprise are endless,” added Kennedy. “Corporate leaders have only begun to utilize the power of video to disseminate information and communications to employees, partners and customers. Sherpa provides a video streaming solution that simplifies the experience for CEOs, communications and marketing teams, and viewers alike in any enterprise environment. I am excited to join such an enthusiastic team with tremendous potential and desire to build products of immense value for its customers.”
Kennedy’s appointment to Sherpa’s board of directors coincides with the release of CXO Sit-Down, a new video series produced by Sherpa. In this series, industry leaders and executives share best practices and their experiences facilitating organizational transformation through video. Kennedy kicks off the series with a discussion of how communication from the CEO is vital to driving organizational change. Watch the full series at www.cxositdown.com.
Sherpa Digital Media is the singular enterprise video streaming and management provider built to control and leverage video content in global organizations. With the industry-leading Sherpa Stream platform and decades of experience in video, Sherpa streamlines the enterprise video streaming process by integrating into existing business systems easily and effectively. The Sherpa Stream platform delivers all video communications across an organization with unprecedented security, ease of use, scalability and business intelligence analytics. Backed by premier Silicon Valley investors, Sherpa is the trusted streaming provider for some of the world’s largest global enterprises. See more about Sherpa’s offerings at www.SherpaDigitalMedia.com.
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