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Canopus Names VP of Sales and MarketingAppoints Ray Brooksby as vice president of sales and marketing (January 19, 2005)
Canopus Corporation has announced the appointment of Ray Brooksby as vice president of sales and marketing. Brooksby is tasked with expanding Canopuss U.S. customer base, and will be responsible for sales, business development and product marketing for the companys growing line of digital video editing, transcoding and network-based video distribution solutions.
?Ray brings a strong sales, business development and marketing background to his new role, said Hiro Yamada, founder and chairman of Canopus. ?With over 20-years experience in digital video markets, the caliber and breadth of his expertise will play a fundamental role in continuing to grow our operations and keep us ahead of the competition in this fast-paced digital video arena.
Brooksby has worked for Canopus since 2003, when he started as director of video system products. Prior to joining Canopus, Brooksby was a key member of the management team at Sorenson Media, where during his tenure he served as chief operating officer, as well vice president of sales and marketing. Brooksby holds a bachelor degree from Brigham Young University.
About Canopus Corporation
Canopus Corporation, based in San Jose, Calif., is a subsidiary of Canopus Co., Ltd, headquartered in Kobe, Japan. Canopus designs and markets award-winning digital video and graphics solutions for video professionals and enthusiasts. The company combines innovative hardware and software designs to set new standards in performance, functionality and reliability. Industry leaders worldwide recognize Canopus's advanced HD, HDV, DV and MPEG codec technologies, which are featured in the company's acclaimed video editing solutions, transcoding products and network-based video distribution systems. Canopus also has offices in the U.K., Germany, Italy, Australia and China in addition to an extensive worldwide distribution network.
For more information contact Canopus at (408) 954-4500 or visit the Web site at www.canopus.com.
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