IP Fax systems provider Sagem-Interstar (News
) has appointed Bob Wood, formerly with Captaris Inc., as its vice president of sales, America.
In his new role, Wood will be responsible for expanding the company’s business efforts in the areas of unified communications (UC) and converged IP infrastructures within the United States, Canada, Caribbean-Latin America (CALA), and central/south American markets.
Prior to joining Sagem-Interstar (News
), Wood worked four years as sales vice president, North America at Captaris, which makes software products for automating document-centric business processes. During that time he was responsible for overseeing the company’s North American field operations, resellers, strategic partners, national accounts and Federal sales. Captaris (News
) was acquired in October 2008 by Open Text Corporation.
Wood is a seasoned veteran with more than 25 years of experience in telecommunications, software, messaging and SaaS (News
). He is credited with having successfully rebuilt most of Captaris' sales operations in the United States and Canada. He was recognized as "Manager of the Year" for three consecutive years.
Prior to working for Captaris, Wood served as vice president, North America for 10 years at MediaTel (a division of Captaris), a global SaaS information and e-document solutions provider to Fortune 1000 corporations.
Wood is a graduate of the 1999 EEP, Management Program at Harvard University Graduate School of Business. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from West Virginia University in 1982, with a major in marketing and a minor in statistics.
Sagen-Interstar also made news today when it announced
the release of OpenLine and OpenScribe, two new complimentary "plug and play" server appliances for secure routing, cost-effective faxing, document management and archiving. These new rack-mounted appliances leverage existing IT investments through open compatibility with multifunction peripherals (MFPs) and information systems.
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Edited by Patrick Barnard