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Ray Brooksby Named COO of CanopusBrooksby has been Canopus's vice president of sales and marketing (November 09, 2005)
Canopus Corporation has announced the appointment of Ray Brooksby to chief operating officer. Brooksby has been Canopus's vice president of sales and marketing for the company's growing line of digital video editing, transcoding and network-based video distribution solutions.
"We continually strive to increase the overall efficiency and effectiveness of our day-to-day operations, and the expertise Ray brings to this role will be invaluable," 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 will continue to be responsible for sales and marketing in North America and will also oversee the day-to-day management of the company, as well as continuing to streamline business operations.
Brooksby has worked for Canopus since 2003. In January of this year Brooksby was named vice president of sales and marketing. 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.
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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