Bruce Levine Joins VidOvation as VP of Strategic Account Development
VidOvation announced that Bruce Levine has joined the company in the newly created position of vice president, strategic account development based in New York City. With more than 30 years of experience at technology companies covering the gamut of product lines in the broadcast industry — from bonded cellular and wireless to IPTV to graphics and effects systems — Levine will oversee all pre- and post-sales support for VidOvation’s full product line and services.
“Adding Bruce to the team gives us a firm foundation in the Northeast region and especially in New York City, where we are seeing a particularly strong demand for our IPTV and digital signage solutions as well our remote production systems based on the AVIWEST product lines,” says Jim Jachetta, executive vice president and chief technology officer, VidOvation. “Bruce’s depth in terms of product expertise will go a long way in helping us deliver and support the types of solutions our customers require, whether they are major television networks and station groups, local production companies, or in-house corporate AV departments.”
“I’m very pleased and excited to join the VidOvation team to contribute to their ongoing success,” says Levine. “With an important array of products, services, and technologies, VidOvation will not only continue to serve the traditional broadcast industry, but also be expanding to serve a wide range of emerging media markets.”
Levine’s experience prior to joining VidOvation included senior sales and management roles at companies such as LiveU, where he served as vice president of North American sales and built a team to strengthen the company’s bonded cellular technology sales within the U.S. market. Levine was also vice president of North American sales at leading graphics-platform company Chyron, where he managed all commercial business opportunities while overseeing the entire Chyron North American sales team. Levine was also vice president of North American sales and operations for Ventuz Technology, a leading provider of content-based graphic authoring and playout tools for the broadcast and corporate markets. Levine’s additional experience includes senior roles at Avid, QTV, and Pixel Power.