Elemental Continues Growth Curve, Names Keith Wymbs Vice President Of Marketing
Industry Veteran to Lead Marketing of Elemental’s Video Processing Solutions
Portland, Ore. — June 10, 2010 — Elemental Technologies, the leading provider of massively parallel video processing solutions, today announced a significant addition to the executive team with Keith Wymbs taking the role of Vice President of Marketing. Wymbs’ 20 years of experience in the video, IPTV and telecommunications industries driving marketing results and conducting business development, make him a key asset for the company’s growth. As Vice President of Marketing, Wymbs leads the development and implementation of Elemental’s worldwide marketing strategy.
“We are thrilled to have Keith spearhead our marketing approach with insights gleaned from years working in the video and networking industries,” said Sam Blackman, CEO and co-founder of Elemental Technologies. “Keith’s proven expertise in successfully growing businesses will help Elemental offer an expanding array of video solutions to a fast-paced and burgeoning market.”
Prior to joining Elemental, Wymbs led the marketing team of IPTV pioneer Tut Systems (acquired by Motorola), the business development efforts of Viagate Technologies (acquired by Tut Systems), and most recently, a wellness product company as CEO. Earlier in his career, Wymbs managed a variety of growth businesses for AT&T and was a strategy consultant for wireline and wireless communications companies at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
“Elemental is in a unique position to capitalize on the explosion of video content, devices, and formats in an increasingly complex industry. Elemental has the financial, management and technological resources to help content providers monetize their assets in a world where users expect media delivered on their terms,” said Wymbs. “I’m excited to join the company’s executive team to execute on our next stage of growth as we build the business for long-term success.”
Wymbs is on the board of Coherence Resources and earned an M.B.A from New York University along with a B.S. in engineering from Cornell University.
Elemental Technologies is the leading provider of massively parallel video processing solutions for enterprise video customers. Elemental's products use off-the-shelf, programmable graphics processing units (GPUs) for compute-intensive video processing and conversion tasks. The product line is ideal for digital media workflows that require video encoding for Internet and mobile delivery, faster-than-real-time transcoding, or support for adaptive bit rate distribution. Elemental’s innovative solutions deliver unprecedented price/performance advantages to a variety of customers including broadcasters, online video platforms and content delivery networks. Founded in 2006, Elemental is headquartered in Portland, Oregon. To learn more about Elemental, visit www.elementaltechnologies.com.
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