New Product Manager and Sales Coordinator Fill Key Roles in Company’s Future Product Development and Distribution Strategy
AUSTIN, TX — February 22, 2007 — VizionWare, a Texas-based audio and video digital interconnect manufacturer, announces today the addition of two new employees to its stellar team. Ken Tompkins has been appointed to the position of Product Manager and Christy Agness to the position of Marketing Coordinator.
Ken Tompkins brings to VizionWare years of experience in sales, marketing and product development. He also has an extensive background in corporate communications and product research. Tompkins will be responsible for designing new products as well as expanding the scope of VizionWare’s existing line.
“Ken Tompkins is a great addition to the VizionWare team and he is already making an immediate and positive impact here,” said Ben Jamison, vice president of sales & marketing. “Ken is poised to not only take VizionWare’s current products to the next level but to also help develop future cutting-edge lines for our company.”
Before joining VizionWare, Tompkins held the position of Projection Market Analyst for display research firm Insight Media in Silicon Valley. There, he used his fluency in written and spoken Mandarin Chinese to analyze new display markets and technologies in Silicon Valley and in Taiwan. Prior to his position at Insight Media, Tompkins was a Product Manager and Corporate Spokesman for Optoma Technology, Inc. in Milpitas, California. There, he developed new markets for the firm by extending existing product lines and by building new business relationships in these untapped segments.
Tompkins has a well-rounded and diverse educational background. He holds a Master’s Degree from Harvard
University in East Asian Studies and he earned an M.B.A from University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
“I am looking forward to be working with a top-notch company like VizionWare,” said Ken Tompkins, VizionWare’s new Product Manager. “We have many exciting plans in store to enhance the VizionWare product line and to take the company into the future with more leading-edge technologies.”
As the new Marketing Coordinator for VizionWare, Agness brings a wealth of marketing expertise to the company. Prior to joining VizionWare Agness was a marketing specialist and planner for NAVTEQ in Chicago, Illinois. There, she helped guide marketing operations internally and coordinated communications with key clients both domestically and abroad. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.
“We’re very excited to have Christy join us as the latest addition to the VizionWare marketing team,” Jamison said. “Her experience and energy will certainly enhance our relationships and the way we work with our dealers and distributors.”
“I’m thrilled to join VizionWare” said Christy Agness. “I look forward to working with such a great company as we forge our position as the leading innovator of digital interconnect technology.”
• VizionWare hires Ken Tompkins as the new VizionWare Product Manager
• Tompkins has years of experience in sales, marketing and product development as well as an extensive background in corporate communications and product research.
• VizionWare also hires Christy Agness as the company’s newest Marketing Coordinator.
• Agness has experience in various aspects of communications.
VizionWare has developed and applied a patented core silicon technology to create a complete family of next generation digital interconnect products. The company’s award-winning digital technology delivers numerous unique technological advances – including image enhancing circuitry, signal balancing, enhanced transmission technology between the source and sink cable ends, Optimal Spectral Diffusion, and pixel clock re-timing – leading to unprecedented improvements to HDMI and DVI digital interconnect cables and adapters. These key advances overcome the limitations of passive analog and pseudo-active cables, enhancing transmission between the source and sink cable ends and lowering EMI radiation and interference with other wired and wireless connections, while delivering theater quality signals to the display independent of cable length.
For more information about VizionWare and its innovative products, please visit www.VizionWare.com or call 512-493-9660.
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