Vidyo, Inc. today announced the appointment of veteran telecom executive Eran Westman to lead the expansion of Vidyo’s global sales and support organizations as the company accelerates its growth. Rob Hughes, who joined the company in 2007 and led sales from pre-product launch until now, is leaving the company and Vidyo would like to thank him for his contribution and wish him the best.
“Vidyo has reached a level of ongoing technology innovation, leadership in mobile, and expansion in cloud-based video conferencing that calls for a business leader with a proven track record of leading sales organizations to the next stage of growth,” said Ofer Shapiro, CEO and co-founder of Vidyo. “Eran has more than 20 years of sales leadership experience and an extensive network of partners and tier 1 service providers around the world. He has lived and built organizations in all 3 major international arenas and has partnered with customers in telecom, healthcare, government, education, mining and utilities to support them through transitions to disruptive technologies.”
Prior to joining Vidyo, Eran served as EVP of Global Business at Ceragon Networks(NASDAQ: CRTN), the largest independent supplier of wireless backhaul systems. Eran joined Ceragon as one of the first 15 employees when the company was pre-revenue and served in a variety of executive sales positions during his tenure there. He built and led a global organization of over 800 people in over 50 offices to deliver $360M in annual revenue as a publicly traded company. Eran served as President of Asia Pacific and built the region from a single satellite office to a market leader with an organization of over 200 people including many deep, multi-year customer relationships. He also led the development of the go-to-market and channels strategies and led sales for all of EMEA earlier in his career. Eran holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Bar Ilan University.