- Created on Thursday, 20 September 2007 00:00
Technology Veteran Selected for Leadership, Vision and Experience
EMERYVILLE, CALIF. — Sept. 20, 2007 — Qumu, Inc., the leader in Enterprise Video Communications (EVC), has appointed technology veteran Ray Hood chief executive officer. An experienced company operator and leader, Hood offers deep sales, technology and financial skills, and has a strong track record of building successful businesses.
“Ray is an experienced executive who brings a wealth of experience and leadership that will help Qumu leverage an exciting market opportunity. He previously built an organization with sales and service operations in fourteen countries, development operations in three countries, and customers in all major markets around the world. He brings a solid, proven track record to a growing and promising company,” said Alex Mendez, Board Member of Qumu and partner in Storm Ventures, a venture capital firm.
“Qumu is a pioneer in enterprise video communications solutions, and I am delighted to join the leader in this rapidly growing market. I believe the Company’s products and services will enable it to deliver tremendous value to a continually expanding customer base," Hood said.
Mr. Hood serves on the Board of Directors of OneNetwork, a demand/supply chain solution provider and on the Executive Board of Advisors at the SMU School of Engineering. Mr. Hood is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and started his career with Price Waterhouse as a public accountant.
About Qumu, Inc.
Qumu is the only company to offer a complete software solution that centrally manages the video communications lifecycle, simplifying how organizations create, publish, manage, report, and deliver thousands of live and on-demand webcasts securely across private networks. The power of Qumu stems from its unique platform designed to work with existing video, storage, and distribution components, providing a single management system for the enterprise. Customers worldwide, including eBay, AT&T, Capital One, Lockheed Martin, Lamar University and Jyske Bank, rely on Qumu and its award-winning commitment to customer value. Visit www.qumu.com for more information.