vzaar, the professional online video platform, today announced Stephen McCluskey as Chief Executive Officer.
“Stephen‘s ability to turn strategy into action and drive sales and marketing effectively is something we are all looking forward to.” comments Ian Snead, VP of Sales & Marketing.
“Since selling my previous company, I have been looking for a great Internet growth opportunity to drive forward” said Stephen McCluskey. “vzaar fulfils all the criteria I have been searching for. It’s a dynamic business that is maturing very quickly into a significant player in the online video space. The founding team have inspired me with their ambitions and support to grow vzaar fast and impressed me with the technology and customer base that has been developed since launch and I looking forward to helping spur the company on.”
vzaar has over 900 ecommerce customers globally, including Toys”R”us, Wal-mart, The Press Association and Budweiser. “I am looking forward to leveraging the success the company is experiencing today and building on that to achieve the ambitions we have set out for the business.” added McCluskey. “We want to continue to lead the market in usability giving our customers a video platform that not only meets their feature needs but gives them a best-in-class user experience. Online video is here now and we expect to see continued rapid growth and adoption by online businesses all over the globe. In particular, I am keen to see vzaar continue to help ecommerce, media companies and marketing agencies make best commercial use of our service. My objective is to position vzaar as the leading professional video platform of choice.”
Prior to his appointment as CEO at vzaar, Stephen was Managing Director at Vebra, the UK’s largest supplier of software and IT services to UK property professionals. He was also co-founder and Managing Director at www.thinkproperty.com, one of the UK’s most successful, consumer-facing property internet sites. Both companies were sold recently to the Guardian Media Group.
McCluskey joins vzaar and becomes a member of the Board of Directors with immediate effect.
vzaar powers video on some of the Internet’s largest websites, including eBay Motors enabling their customers to add marketing videos to their listings. Companies wanting to leverage video for commercial use should contact vzaar for more information.
vzaar is an online video platform that provides an end to end video service for web applications, ecommerce website and internet publishers.
For additional information, contact:
Aaron James Rogers, Press & Customer Relations
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