INVISION Names Travis Howe Head of Revenue and Client Services
December 05, 2013 --
New York, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2013
INVISION, Inc., the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry, today announced the appointment of Travis Howe as Senior Vice President of Revenue and Client Services, as well as two other important organizational changes. Howe will head up INVISIONs Client Services and Sales organization comprised of the Account Management, Sales and Marketing and Client Support teams.
In addition to Travis in-depth experience in Sales Development, Planning and Ad Operations, as a past INVISION customer himself, Travis understands the complexity of ad sales operations through his experience in building and implementing a complex vendor ecosystem for Sonys digital business, said Steve Marshall, CEO, INVISION, Inc. A seasoned player such as Travis joining our team strengthens our mission of delivering innovative solutions and services that enable our customers to optimize their revenue and streamline their operations through exceptional customer service. We are excited to have his leadership and experience in obtaining our goal to be most trusted solutions provider and partner in the industry.
INVISION has built its reputation as a leading provider of integrated sales and traffic solutions in the television industry, and has consistently delivered transformative products to its customers, said Howe. Its an exciting time in the industry and Im thrilled to join forces with a leader like INVISION who is uniquely positioned to deliver multi-platform solutions for traditional and advanced television, mobile and digital media, which will be critical as our media landscape converges.
Prior to joining INVISION, Howe served as Senior Vice President for the Americas overseeing Sales Development and Ad Operations functions for Sonys Digital Ad Sales division. Travis founded the division in 2006 that manages digital ad sales for Sonys entertainment companies including PlayStation, Sony Pictures, and Sony Pictures Television. At Sony, Travis was responsible for managing business development, sales planning and ad operations teams across online, mobile, PlayStation 3 and Sonys suite of connected devices. Additionally, Travis was accountable for ad operations in South America for Crackles Latin American sites. Prior to Sony, Travis was an operational strategy consultant for Inforte where he focused on mergers and acquisition in the U.S. and Europe. Previous to Inforte, Travis served as a change management consultant for Accenture focused on the entertainment, travel, tourism and consumer products verticals.
INVISION also announced two other important organizational changes today: Kami Ragsdale has been appointed INVISIONs Chief Operations Officer and Glenn Dolce has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.
In addition to her current role as CFO overseeing finance, accounting and human resources, as COO Kami will be responsible for ensuring the companys operational activities, controls and processes are aligned to support our goals of high customer satisfaction, quality software and services and employee growth and retention.
Kami Ragsdale has 20 years of financial and operational management expertise. Prior to joining INVISION in 2010, Kami served in a variety of senior financial planning and analysis roles at AOL Inc., including Senior Vice President of Finance for AOLs worldwide business operations and Senior Vice President of Finance for AOLs web services division. At AOL, she was part of the executive team that planned and executed the rollout of the web services strategy in 2006 as well as the spin-off from Time Warner to a stand-alone public company in 2009. Before joining AOL in 2002, Kami served as Vice President of Finance for the radio division of Clear Channel Communications. She was part of the senior finance team for Evergreen Media that managed the company through over 100 acquisitions and three mergers to become Chancellor Media, then AMFM and eventually to merge with Clear Channel.
Glenn Dolce, VP of Sales, brings over 20 years experience in advertising sales management, pricing and planning, new business development and sales operations to the team. Before joining INVISION, Glenn was the SVP, General Manager responsible for the strategy, planning, staffing and execution of LIME's Ad Sales, Marketing, Research and Business Operations initiatives. In this role, Glenn oversaw the entire sales organization dedicated to generating revenue and value by selling broadcast, place-based, interactive/VOD media, mobile and addressable advertising inventory. Glenns experience also includes several sales and sales management roles at The Outdoor Channel, AMC/WE and CNBC.
Founded in 1993, INVISION, Inc. (http://www.invisioninc.com) is the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry. INVISIONs systems are trusted by top media content providers to manage over $13 billion in advertising revenue each year. INVISION develops software to support the ad sales and traffic processes for cable networks, broadcast networks, television syndicators, radio stations, digital publishers and Hispanic-focused media. With offices in New York, Atlanta and northern Virginia, INVISIONs clients include Azteca America, BET, Bloomberg, Bravo, CNBC, DIRECTV, E! Entertainment Television, Galavision, Game Show Network, G4/Tech TV, TV Guide Network, Hallmark Channel, NBC Universal, ION, Sony Pictures Television, Telemundo, Telefutura, WGN America, Univision, Warner Bros. and The Weather Channel.
Press Contact for INVISION:
Debora Marrocchino, INVISION, 917.522.8536, dmarrocchino(at)invisioninc(dot)com
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