Audinate, which provides digital media networking that uses standard internet protocols, has announced that Ed Ellett has joined the company’s Technical Advisory Board (TAB), where he will advise on strategic market trends and consult with senior management on R&D programs and product road maps.
Ellett has an extensive career in various senior leadership positions with major information technology companies, including Polycom, AMD, IBM, Dell, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cyrix Corp. and Compaq Computer Corporation. He is the former senior vice president and general manager of the Unified Communications Video Division at Polycom.
Since 2008, Ellett has been a technical and business adviser for various start-ups and venture funds. He currently sits on the board of directors of Vyopta, a software company developing enterprise-class application software to simplify, adapt and optimize unified communications in business, as well as sitting on the Board of Advisors of Nuvixa, a video camera technology company providing immersive and interactive video capabilities.
Ellett also acts as a technology and business adviser to Texas Venture Labs - University of Texas at Austin.
“Audinate’s Technical Advisory Board is comprised of a group of diverse experts with extensive background in A/V systems”, says Aidan Williams, Audinate CTO. “We are thrilled to have this opportunity to benefit from Ed’s significant experience in developing strategies for global IT companies.”
“When I first was exposed to Audinate’s Dante technology, I was immediately impressed with what this team of networking experts have created,” states Ellet. “Its scope as a networked A/V system solution is far reaching as Audinate is enabling capabilities not previously possible.