LifeSize today announced Ray Villareal as its new vice president of the Americas and general manager of global services. In this new role, Villareal will build, maintain and lead LifeSize’s Americas team and worldwide service organization. Additionally, Villareal will cultivate relationships with key partners, and customers and manage revenue targets and business objectives.
With a proven track record of building winning businesses of all sizes, Villareal was the ideal candidate to lead these teams. His past successes with unifying sales, marketing and services teams together to drive a focused, customer-oriented company have well prepared him for this new role with LifeSize.
“In filling this critical role, we wanted to bring a leader with a fresh perspective to drive business growth and accelerate customer adoption,” said Colin Buechler, chief executive officer of LifeSize. “Ray is a perfect match for our culture of innovation and commitment to growing businesses of all sizes through video communications technology. His combination of tech industry and management expertise will undoubtedly lay the foundation that drives our sales team to achieve even greater levels of success.”
Before joining LifeSize, Villareal gained extensive experience at WebEx, later acquired by Cisco, Compaq/Tandem, SumTotal Systems and served as CEO of two venture-backed startups. Most recently, Villareal served as a go-to-market consultant for several technology companies.
Please join us in welcoming this technology veteran to our LifeSize family. Under Ray’s leadership, we look forward to driving broader video adoption in new and existing markets.