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LifeSize Expands Asia Pacific Sales and Services

Technology Industry Veteran Simon Claringbold to lead Asia Pacific Sales; New Office Locations and Expanded Service Centers Support Growth in Region

Austin, Texas, December 09 2009

LifeSize Communications, Inc., a global leader in high definition video communications, today announced Simon Claringbold has been named vice president of sales for Asia Pacific. Claringbold, a high-tech industry veteran, joins LifeSize from Microsoft Corporation and brings over 20 years of IT sales and services management experience to LifeSize. LifeSize also announced expanded sales and services locations in APAC with the addition of new sales offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, and technical service and support centers in Bangalore, India, Shanghai, China, and Singapore.
 
“Asia Pacific represents a significant segment of our business,” said Craig Malloy, founder and chief executive officer, LifeSize Communications, Inc. “Our growth and continued investment in APAC, as well as increasing demand in the region, accelerated the need for LifeSize to expand not only our locations, but our executive team. With the addition of Simon, and his experience in creating global account organizations and managing alliance/channel programs, we’re looking forward to leveraging the opportunity APAC presents for HD video communications and telepresence.”

"I'm very excited to be joining the team at LifeSize; the company is experiencing significant growth around the world, in particular Asia Pacific, due to our industry-leading price/performance visual solutions,” said Simon Claringbold, vice president Asia Pacific sales, LifeSize Communications, Inc. “LifeSize has redefined video communications, pioneering HD video and continuing to innovate, with the latest product LifeSize Passport. What LifeSize has done is remarkable and presents tremendous opportunity in the Asia Pacific region.”

Prior to joining LifeSize, Claringbold was senior director of services sales for Microsoft Asia Pacific where he reengineered the go-to-market for the services sales organization. Prior to Microsoft he held senior executive positions at Avaya in both Asia Pacific and Europe, eLoyalty Corporation and TNT Australia. Claringbold holds an MBA in Business Management with an undergraduate degree in Computer Studies, Banking and Financial Commerce. Claringbold will be based in the LifeSize APAC office in Singapore.

О компании LifeSize

LifeSize является первопроходцем и мировым лидером в области видеосвязи высокой четкости. Мы предлагаем полный спектр по-настоящему универсальных систем видеосвязи на основе открытых стандартов. В этих системах используются удобные для ИТ-специалистов технологии корпоративного класса, обеспечивающие полноценное общение между людьми на любом расстоянии. Компания LifeSize была основана в 2003 году и приобретена Logitech в 2009 году. Реализуя принцип непрерывного инновационного развития, LifeSize постоянно работает над предоставлением средств для проведения видеоконференций с высоким качеством любым пользователям, где бы они ни находились. Дополнительные сведения см. по адресу http://www.lifesize.com.

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