In addition to the expansion of its leadership ranks, the company has launched Imagine Communications Labs. Imagine Communications Labs is an advanced service offering designed to help customers and partners quickly and efficiently test proof of concepts (POCs) and validate complex workflow integrations, including interoperability. Imagine Communications Labs will be led by Peter Riordan, an industry veteran who recently joined Imagine Communications. Riordan has made significant contributions to the media industry over the past two decades as part of distinguished technology teams at HBO, Discovery Communications and Encompass.
Imagine Communications has promoted Ajay Kapoor to lead Global Services. Kapoor, formerly the head of Avaya’s professional services organization, joined Imagine Communications in 2014. Also promoted to the position of Chief Product Officer (CPO) for the company’s Advertising Management Solutions (AMS) portfolio is Sarah Foss. In the newly created position, Foss will report to Imagine CEO Charlie Vogt and assume overall strategic responsibility for the global development and direction of Imagine’s market-leading ad management product portfolio.
Recent appointments also include the promotion of Chris Sjerven to Vice President of Operations. Sjerven, who will also report to Vogt. Prior to joining Imagine, Sjerven was with Flextronics, a $28 billion contract manufacturer.
Rounding out Imagine Communications’ leadership team appointments is Leonardo Emilo Gañán, who will lead the company’s Cala sales region. With more than 30 years of sales and executive management experience in the Cala region, Gañán brings a wealth of technology knowledge and client-facing relationships to Imagine Communications.