(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 07, 2011
Applied Global Technologies (AGT), the leading managed services and UC technology provider for interactive video conferencing solutions has appointed Bob Wood as Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. Bob Wood was appointed to strengthen AGT’s position as the managed video services market leader and to develop and implement a multi-tiered global channel partner strategy.
Prior to joining AGT, Bob was Vice President of Sales for Sagemcom, headquartered in Paris, France, where he managed sales initiatives for the Americas and expanding coverage into Asia Pacific markets.
Prior to joining Sagemcom, Wood worked four years as Sales Vice President, North America at Captaris Inc., a leading provider of software products automating document-centric business processes.
At Captaris, Wood was responsible for overseeing North American field operations, resellers, strategic partners, national accounts and Federal sales. Having successfully rebuilt most of Captaris’ sales operations in the United States and Canada, Wood was recognized as “Manager of the Year” for three consecutive years.
Wood is a graduate of the 1999 EEP, Management Program at Harvard University Graduate School of Business. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from West Virginia University in 1982, with a major in Marketing and a minor in Statistics.
Mike Valletutti, CEO, Applied Global Technologies
“Bob Wood brings AGT more than 25 years of experience in telecommunications, software, and managed and cloud based services. Bob has a proven track record of successfully building and managing a global channel sales strategy, developing key technology partnerships, and execution of his strategic initiatives. This is an exciting time in our industry. I’m thrilled with the opportunities in front of AGT and I’m confident that Bob will add tremendous value to our experienced executive management team.
About Applied Global Technologies, LLC
AGT is the leading managed services and UC technology provider for interactive video conferencing solutions for business, government, and service providers. With its roots in software development and engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, AGT has built and designed award-winning UC products created to increase the quality and performance of video conferencing across IP networks while delivering the highest level of interoperability between room systems, desktop users, and mobile devices. Since 1993, AGT has been developing a wide range of client solutions spanning distance education, state government, Federal/DOD, Fortune 1000, and SMB. Learn more at http://www.appliedglobal.com.