Userful Corporation Names John Marshall as CEO
October 17th, 2018, Calgary, AB
Userful Corporation, one of the world's leading infrastructure software companies for video and video walls solutions, announced today that the company’s Board of Directors has named John Marshall as Chief Executive Officer. He assumes leadership of the company and will also join Userful’s Board. Tim Griffin, Userful Founder and former President, remains with the company as Chief Technology Officer.
“In just about every industry from transportation to telecommunications, from healthcare to hospitality, video is becoming the communication medium of choice to dramatically improve productivity and competitiveness,” said John Marshall, CEO of Userful. “Userful’s architecture improves performance and reduces the overall cost of video walls, display signage, and related video solutions. I look forward to building on the company’s success and talent to date as we enter new markets and build new technology and channel partnerships.”
“John brings valuable experience building strong, aggressive management teams that rapidly develop new solutions, enter new markets and generate new levels of innovation,” said Tim Griffin, Userful’s Founder & Chief Technology Officer. “We are confident he will help raise Userful to the next level as an organization.”
John has more than 25 years of experience building innovative, market-leading organizations. Prior to Userful, John served in a range of startup leadership roles for companies including Current, which creates reliable and secure Wi-Fi connectivity for IoT; senior vice president of sales and marketing at LILEE Systems, a provider of enterprise connectivity and always-on mobile broadband; CMO and VP/GM for SkyCross, a leader in 4G/5G technology; and vice president for SiBEAM, an innovator in wireless transmission of HD video. Before that, he held positions at Ruckus Wireless, 2Wire, and 3Com.
John earned a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in marketing and venture finance from the University of Michigan Business School.
About Userful Corporation
Userful provides the industry-leading approach to AV-over-IP-based communications, the Visual Networking Platform. The architecture allows organizations in industries ranging from telecommunications to transportation to take maximum advantage of video and other visual displays to improve operating performance and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). Products that make up the Visual Networking Platform include software, a cloud platform and apps that enable AV/IT teams to make visual content of any type available on a virtually unlimited number of screens. Organizations in more than 100 countries have deployed Userful solutions on more than 1 million screens to date. To learn more or schedule a demonstration, please visit: www.userful.com.
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UPRAISE Marketing + Public Relations for Userful