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Press Release -- September 10th, 2019
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Velocix Taps Telecoms Veteran David Sharpley as CEO

Company targets accelerated growth and customer expansion

Cambridge, UK – September 10, 2019 – Velocix, the market’s leading provider of content delivery, origin and storage, and stream personalization software, today announced it has appointed telecommunications veteran David Sharpley as its Chief Executive Officer.  Sharpley is tasked with accelerating the company’s growth and continuing to expand its customer base around the globe.

Sharpley joins Velocix most recently as CEO of Incognito Software Systems, Inc. with previous executive experience at Amdocs, Bridgewater Systems and Oracle.  Velocix and Incognito are both portfolio companies operating within Volaris Group’s Communications and Media practice.

“Velocix is a strategic pillar acquisition for Volaris and we are committed to growing the business aggressively,” said David Nyland, Portfolio Leader and President of Volaris Communications and Media. “David is the ideal leader for Velocix given his extensive market relationships, industry credibility and stellar track record of operational execution.”

“Velocix has a marquee list of customers where we deliver incredible value and an exceptional set of video products,” said David Sharpley, CEO of Velocix. “With IP and mobile video viewership on the rise, all the right ingredients are here for a great success story and I am extremely proud to be part of the Velocix team.”

Additional information about Velocix is available at www.velocix.com.

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Photograph caption: Velocix has appointed telecommunications veteran David Sharpley as its Chief Executive Officer

About Velocix

Velocix is the world’s leading provider of content delivery, origin and storage, and stream personalization software and we are Making Video Personal, on every connected screen.  Our technology is used to engage, entertain, and inform millions of people around the globe, every single day.  We help consumers connect with the content they love by building products that are more responsive to personal viewing preferences, making every video experience more rewarding. We work closely with our customers, including telecommunications, cable, and online video service providers, to help them navigate a rapidly changing video market, so they can lead the transformation, compete more effectively, and grow their businesses. velocix.com 

For further information, please contact:               

Jim Brickmeier, CMO, Velocix

Phone: +1 404 964-8495

Email: jim.brickmeier@velocix.com

Neil Sharpe, Head of Product Marketing, Velocix

Phone: +44 7876 828 286

Email: neil.sharpe@velocix.com

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