Yorktel Strengthens Public Sector Team
Appointments of Greg Douglas, Daryl Coyle Highlight
Video Managed Services Provider Commitment to Federal Government Clientele
Eatontown, NJ (April 18, 2013) – Yorktel (@Yorktelcorp), the worldwide leader in video managed services, today announced several key appointments to its Public Sector Team that will both broaden its presence and enhance its ability to work with government agencies.
Yorktel, whose customers include federal, state and municipal organizations, as well as Fortune 500 enterprises, empowers customers to realize the full potential of next-generation video conferencing, media services and visual communications.
Daryl Coyle, who has been a member of the Yorktel team for nearly eight years, has been promoted to Vice President of Federal Sales. In this position, Daryl will lead business development and account supervision of the Federal Account Managers, as well as go-to-market strategies for Yorktel’s next-generation portfolio of video managed services, VideoCloud and managed media solutions in the aforementioned markets.
As Vice President of Business Development, Public Sector, Greg Douglas is charged with expanding the Company’s already strong footprint among government agencies and other pubic sector clientele, as well as leading interaction and engagement with key executives. In addition to his 24-year tenure with AT&T, where he worked in its Government Solutions division in various executive sales, marketing and management capacities, Greg also served as Yorktel’s Senior Vice President of Operations from 2004 – 2011. In that role, Greg managed the rapid global growth of operations and helped revenues more than quadruple.
Yorktel Executive Vice President of Sales, Michael Swade, commented that, “With the intricate technical, regulatory and compliance challenges that face the public sector, agencies must have trusted partners that can help improve the productivity and effectiveness of their workforce. These personnel moves within our Public Sector and Federal team ensure that Yorktel is equipped to continue providing video conferencing, unified communication and visual collaboration solutions that enable government employees to communicate easily and securely, regardless of the network or mobile device.”
Other hires include Ron Schaefer as Federal Accounts Manager, and Craig Denning, as Senior Sales Account Executive dedicated to the Department of Defense and related organizations, and Tab Holder, who brings a wealth of Federal sales and management experience from recent posts with Verizon, T-Mobile, XO Communications, and AT&T.
“Federal mandates dictate the use of video conferencing and visual communications to increase collaboration, both internally and externally, as well as to reduce costs and enable teleworkers. As the industry leader for nearly 30 years, Yorktel has an unmatched track record of helping government bodies capitalize on the myriad benefits of secure video communications, without complexity or cost,” added Swade.
Yorktel holds three GSA contracts, through which it is able to develop, deploy and support solutions with all leading technology manufacturers, as well as provide engineering, integration and media services. The company also makes staffing resources available to its customers, including onsite placement of highly skilled technicians, event staff, and its 24/7/365 global Video Network Operations Center (VNOC) services.
Yorktel also holds a contract for the State of New Jersey Video Teleconferencing Equipment and Services (exclusive provider of Cisco/Tandberg brand).
Recognized as an innovator and video solutions accelerator for more than 27 years, Yorktel designs, integrates and manages enterprise-grade video systems that are highly functional, customizable and scalable. Yorktel enables a cohesive user experience connecting cutting-edge video solutions and unified communications platforms that tie meeting rooms, desktops and mobile clients together in a singe environment.
Professional services, management and support expertise, coupled with proven best practices and cutting-edge technology, are the cornerstones of Yorktel’s award-winning approach to video managed services, and how Yorktel makes video work.
Yorktel is a leading global provider of video managed services for large enterprise and federal government customers. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Eatontown, New Jersey, Yorktel enables customers to successful integrate video into their operations – from video conferencing to streaming, video event production to digital signage. Yorktel designs, integrates and manages enterprise-wide video communications solutions.