Harmonic Names Lauren Ventura VP Of Channels
Harmonic, a provider of video delivery infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Lauren Ventura as vice president of channels.
Ventura joins Harmonic with more than 20 years of experience driving new business, building channel business programs and executing marketing plans for global companies. As a consultant for Boston Consulting Group and Bain Capital, Ventura worked on channel innovation programs and marketing strategy for several high-profile clients.
Ventura previously spent more than 15 years at Cisco in senior marketing, services and channel roles, including the head of marketing in Singapore for the Asia-Pacific region.
Harmonic also announced that Lawrence R. Kaplan, founding CEO of Omneon, is stepping down from day-to-day operations. Kaplan will continue as an adviser to the company.
“We would like to take this opportunity to thank Larry for his important contributions to Harmonic,” said Patrick Harshman, Harmonic president-CEO. “With the benefit of his guidance, the integration of Omneon into Harmonic is complete, and we are well-positioned for the future.”