Sparx Announces new Head of Global Sales and Partnerships
Sparx Technology Inc. (TSXV: SPRX) (“Sparx” or the “Company”) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Chuck Bolkcom to the position of Head of Global Sales & Partnerships.
Mr. Bolkcom brings over 30 years of sales experience primarily in technology, entertainment, media, and global brands. He has held numerous leadership positions and has developed sales strategies for both new and mature companies alike. Additionally, Mr. Bolkcom acted as a Managing Director of a large private publishing media outlet focusing on revenue generation through product development and innovation. Over his career, Mr. Bolkcom has serviced some of the world’s largest companies in the technology and consumer goods industries and has received multiple awards for his sales leadership, innovation, and growth.
Al Thorgeirson, CEO and President commented, “This is a very exciting day for Sparx. Chuck is a proven revenue driver and bringing him on to work with our partners and lead the Sparx sales team positions the Company to rapidly grow our scalable platform. This addition achieves another milestone in our sales strategy developed by our external sales and marketing professionals, a strategy that we embarked on once the Company went public earlier this year.”
On Mr. Bolkcom’s appointment, Kirstine Stewart, Director and Executive Chair of the Board, added the following, “Chuck Bolkcom is an immediate asset to Sparx. His proven track record and years of experience will accelerate the Company’s revenues as Sparx looks to build on an already impressive year.”
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Sparx is an interactive media technology company whose principal activities are providing media companies and sports teams with technologies to engage audiences. The patented Sparx platform enables broadcasters, streamers, and video producers to engage viewers for longer, generate new revenue opportunities, and create lean-forward experiences for audiences eager to join the action. Millions of users can connect to the Sparx platform and interact simultaneously on their mobile phone, tablet, or computer anywhere in the world, in real time.
For more information about Sparx, visit the Company’s website at www.sparxtechnology.com
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