Net Insight Names David Herfert as New Director of Strategic Sales
Net Insight has welcomed David Herfert as the new Director of Strategic Sales. He is an industry veteran in the Media and Entertainment landscape with over 20 years of technical sales experience based on a solid foundation in the telecommunications space from the days of ‘dial tone’ to next generation 100G transport.
“David has a proven track-record of driving value to technology and many companies in the industry which will be invaluable to Net Insight as we continue providing solutions that bridge the gap between baseband and IP, on-premise, and cloud based media architectures,” says Mårten Blixt, CCO at Net Insight. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the Net Insight family!”
Originally a California native, now based on the Eastern seaboard in Rhode Island where David enjoys spending time with his wife and four daughters on boating, skiing and outdoor adventures.
“Now working as Director of Strategic Sales for Net Insight and reunited with the Aperi technology, Nimbra Edge, and a rich history of the Nimbra media transport family of products, I will combine my knowledge gained over the years to support our customers and look forward to working with the long standing relationships of friends and colleagues built over the past 20 years,” says Herfert.
He began his career as a Nortel DMS 500 switch technician with Nextlink Communications (now Verizon Communications) where he was first introduced to fiber optic transport technology. He later joined Cisco Systems Optical Network Group a Sales Engineering role supporting ‘greenfield’ network deployments.