Velocix, a provider of content delivery, origin and storage, and stream personalisation software, has announced it has appointed telecommunications veteran David Sharpley as its Chief Executive Officer. Sharpley is tasked with accelerating the company’s growth and continuing to expand its customer base around the globe.
Sharpley joins Velocix most recently as CEO of Incognito Software Systems, with previous executive experience at Amdocs, Bridgewater Systems and Oracle. Velocix and Incognito are both portfolio companies operating within Volaris Group’s Communications and Media practice.
“Velocix is a strategic pillar acquisition for Volaris and we are committed to growing the business aggressively,” said David Nyland, Portfolio Leader and President of Volaris Communications and Media. “David is the ideal leader for Velocix given his extensive market relationships, industry credibility and stellar track record of operational execution.”
“Velocix has a marquee list of customers where we deliver incredible value and an exceptional set of video products,” said Sharpley. “With IP and mobile video viewership on the rise, all the right ingredients are here for a great success story and I am extremely proud to be part of the Velocix team.”