IHSE Appoints Ed Krach Global VP For Systems Engineering
IHSE USA announced that Ed Krach has joined the company in the newly formed position of global vice president for systems engineering. Krach will oversee pre-sales, solution design, and training efforts worldwide.
Krach comes to IHSE with extensive experience spanning 25 years in networking, data center, and AV/KVM business continuity solutions. He most recently served as vice president of design center and training for Thinklogical. Krach has also worked at IHSE USA, Avocent (formerly Cybex), the Network Professional Association, and Dell.
“Having been a part of the IHSE family years ago, I am amazed at the wave of innovation and new products that have come out of R&D in Germany over the past year,” says Krach. “I am very excited about rejoining IHSE, and I look forward to playing an integral role in its explosive growth on a global basis.”
Along with an reputation for supporting company growth strategies, Krach has a record of building long-term relationships with system integrators and clients. He brings a strong global background in KVM design solutions for audio/visual and broadcast-related systems design. Krach also has an extensive list of certifications in networking and training from IBM, Microsoft, and Novell.
“We are absolutely elated to have Ed return to IHSE,” says Manny Patel, president and CEO of IHSE USA. “He will be a valuable addition to our team as we build on our long-term strategy for market-segment growth in several vertical markets.”
“With over 25 years in the AV/KVM industry, Ed brings an impressive record of running successful training and system design solutions for the type of customers we serve,” says Dr. Enno Littmann, CEO of IHSE. “He will not only help IHSE strengthen our presence in key markets across the globe but also bring significant knowledge to support our international sales team with effective system designs.”
Krach will be based out of Austin and will report directly to Patel.