Qwilt Appoints Canby Dautel as Vice President of Strategic Mobile Sales
REDWOOD CITY, CA, November 3, 2014 — Qwilt, a leading provider of online video delivery and open video caching solutions, announced today that mobile industry veteran, Canby Dautel, has joined as vice president of strategic mobile sales for Qwilt. In his new role, Dautel will be responsible for driving growth and adoption of Qwilt’s mobile video delivery solutions worldwide.
“Consumer appetite for mobile video is soaring. As a result of this growing demand, there is even more urgency among operators to address network challenges posed by the mobile video phenomenon,” said Alon Maor, Qwilt CEO. “Qwilt has a proven ability to solve the mobile video problem. With his decades of experience in mobile operator sales, we expect Canby’s leadership will help us rapidly expand our base of mobile operator customers.”
Dautel brings more than 26 years of successful sales leadership experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining Qwilt, Dautel led North American carrier sales for Acme Packet, a leading global provider of Voice Over IP solutions acquired by Oracle. His expertise in go-to-market strategies generated revenues in excess of $250 million for solutions deployed at companies such as AT&T, Verizon Wireless.
“Through its award-winning product and continued business growth, Qwilt has proven its expertise in addressing the impact of OTT video on operator networks,” said Canby Dautel, vice president of strategic mobile sales for Qwilt. “I’m thrilled to join the Qwilt team and look forward to leading the company’s expansion in the mobile sector.”
Qwilt addresses the impact of OTT video on operator networks with a unified, turnkey solution that combines transparent caching, video delivery and analytics technologies deployed at the subscriber edge. Qwilt QB-Series Video Fabric Controllers optimize delivery of streaming video content to relieve network traffic congestion for operators, and deliver a higher quality viewing experience for their customers. A growing number of the world’s leading cable, telecom and mobile service providers rely on Qwilt to optimize their networks to support growing consumer demand for online video content as a primary entertainment source. Founded in 2010 by industry veterans from Cisco and Juniper, Qwilt is backed by Accel Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Marker and Redpoint Ventures. Learn more at www.qwilt.com.
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