Harmonic has announced the appointment of Lauren Ventura to its leadership team as vice president of channels.
Ventura joins Harmonic with more than 20 years of experience driving new business, building channel business programmes, and executing overall marketing plans for global companies. As a consultant for Boston Consulting Group and Bain Capital, Ventura worked on channel innovation programmes and marketing strategy for several high-profile clients. Ventura previously spent more than 15 years at Cisco in senior marketing, services, and channel roles, including the head of marketing in Singapore for the Asia-Pacific region.
Harmonic also announced that Lawrence R. Kaplan, founding CEO of Omneon, is stepping down from day-to-day operations. Kaplan will continue as an advisor to the company.