TokBox Appoints Scott Lomond as VP Marketing
Former Executive of LifeSize Communications Joins Video
Communications Platform Company
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/13 -- TokBox, a
Telefonica Digital company, today announced the appointment of Scott
Lomond to lead marketing of TokBox's industry-leading OpenTok Video
Platform. Lomond joins TokBox as Vice President, Marketing from his
previous role as Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services
for LifeSize Communications, a division of Logitech. He will lead the
development of TokBox's position as the leading platform for the
creation and management of real-time communication applications, in
particular around WebRTC, and the go-to-market strategies for
vertical market solutions such as OpenTok for Customer Service.
At LifeSize Lomond was responsible for the development and launch of
the industry-first hosted video collaboration program, LifeSize
Connections. He became a part of Logitech when the company acquired
SightSpeed, where he led the software engineering, web development,
support teams and operations of the award-winning SightSpeed Video
Messenger service. The same team also developed and operated the Dell
Video Chat service for Dell consumer notebooks.
TokBox CEO Ian Small: "Scott has demonstrated amazing talent for
working in the communications and video space. With his video
delivery experience in particular and his deep understanding of
customer needs and solution opportunities, we are very excited about
how he can continue to drive our commercial and go-to-market
leadership in this fast-growth industry."
Scott Lomond commented: "TokBox is in a very exciting stage, with
some wonderful technology and a great team in a market that is really
just waking up to the opportunities around WebRTC and live video
communication experiences. TokBox has done an amazing job capturing
the early adopters and now, with the leading enterprise-grade
platform and the global reach of our parent Telefonica, we have the
opportunity to define the category."
Lomond holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of
Dayton, and an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at
TokBox, a Telefonica Digital company, develops and operates the
OpenTok Video Platform, making it fast and easy to add live video
communications into online and mobile websites, apps and services.
The scalable, customizable platform gives users the creative freedom
to develop any video interaction, from one-to-one chats to
The first platform to incorporate support for WebRTC, OpenTok caters
to enterprises, entrepreneurs and developers with powerful APIs, a
global cloud infrastructure, and pre-configured solutions. OpenTok
has been used to add video communications to more than 70,000
services by companies including Major League Baseball, Diet Coke,
Ford, Doritos, Bridgestone and Double Robotics.
TokBox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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