Tely Labs Lures Top Talent From Huawei, Polycom and Teliris to Accelerate Record Market Share Growth in Business Videoconferencing

Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:00am EST

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Tely Labs Lures Top Talent From Huawei, Polycom and Teliris to Accelerate Record Market Share Growth in Business Videoconferencing

Company Achieves 18 Percent Market Share

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2014) - Tely Labs, the leader in simple, secure and affordable videoconferencing systems, today announced it achieved record market share growth in 2013 and has hired key sales executives to accelerate growth through 2014.

"In 2013, Tely Labs quickly became a serious contender in the business videoconferencing market," said Sreekanth Ravi, founder and CEO of Tely Labs. "By combining business-class features and ease-of-use with a new, affordable price point, telyHD Pro has introduced practical videoconferencing to the all-important SMB market, thereby driving solid growth of the total videoconferencing market."

According to the most recent SpotCheck Video Conferencing report by Wainhouse Research, Tely Labs grew to an estimated 18 percent unit share of the single-codec videoconferencing endpoint market in North America. Further validation of the company's position came from Frost & Sullivan Analyst Roopam Jain, who noted, "Tely Labs leads in the small/secondary conference room systems market."*

To help the company meet heightened demand and build stronger sales channels worldwide, Tely Labs also announced it has enhanced its sales team leadership for operations in the US and Canada, Asia Pacific and Latin America, and EMEA:

  • Rob Claus, Vice President of Sales, US & Canada joins Tely Labs from Huawei, where he served as Vice President of US Channel Sales and Marketing. Previously, Claus drove sales channels growth as Vice President of Distribution Channel Sales at Polycom. 
  • Daniel LeCour joins Tely Labs as Vice President of Sales & GM, Asia Pacific & Latin America. Prior to Tely Labs, he served as Director of Strategic Alliances for Polycom Global Services. LeCour has also held key executive positions with Envox Worldwide and Intel Corporation.
  • Amit Walia, Vice President of Sales & GM, EMEA, joins Tely Labs from Teliris, where he served as Services Director for Emerging Markets. Previously, Walia served as Services Director for Emerging Markets, Strategic Alliances and Service Providers at Polycom.

Ravi continued, "The fact that we have been able to attract executives from leading global companies to join our team speaks volumes about our rapid growth and large market opportunity. With an expanded team of accomplished sales executives who have built powerful global channels in the videoconferencing industry, Tely Labs is poised for even more significant growth in 2014."

* Frost & Sullivan, Global Video Conferencing Endpoints and Infrastructure Market--Q3 2013 Update

About Tely Labs
Founded in 2010, Tely Labs is a pioneer in simple, secure and affordable video communication and collaboration systems that fundamentally change the way people communicate. Tely Labs is dedicated to bringing videoconferencing to every meeting room, remote office and healthcare facility -- simply, securely and affordably. For more information about Tely Labs, please visit: www.tely.com

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