HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — PESA, a manufacturer of professional audio and video distribution solutions, announced it has hired John Naylor to serve as vice president, global sales and distribution, streaming products, effective Sept. 2. He will manage the company’s sales efforts for its PESA XStream multi-channel streaming appliances and PESA Live streaming app for live event venues.
Naylor has been a part of the professional video industry for more than 20 years, most recently as marketing product manager and business development manager at Ross Video. He has held several positions with Grass Valley, including managing that company’s switcher product line. He also established Convergent Intelligence, an industry consulting firm, served as vice president of business development for NewTek, and was head of software solutions for Snell & Wilcox. Recently, Naylor hosted webinars about streaming for the SMPTE Professional Development Academy, and has previously presented at the HPA Tech Retreat and the NAB Show, among others.
“In less than two years, PESA’s range of streaming products has really grown. Now it’s time to take those proven solutions and expand our user base,” said Chuck Tillett, president and COO of PESA. “John has the knowledge and experience we need to attract customers in a number of verticals and make PESA a dominant force in the streaming marketplace.”
Naylor will be based out of San Antonio. He can be contacted at (210) 556-8247 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.