CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 28, 2011 – Barry Whaling, Chief Executive Officer, Smarter Systems, announced that on Monday, July 18, 2011 Paul Patrick joined Smarter Systems as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Patrick will report to Smarter Systems’ President, Theresa Ulyatt and will lead the effort to drive revenue and lead the business development team.
Theresa Ulyatt, President said, “We are beyond thrilled to have Paul join the Smarter Systems team. Paul is an accomplished, versatile business development executive with expertise leading teams within high-growth organizations. The fit within our organization is ideal, and his vision and goal is to make great things happen for Smarter Systems. He has the ability to lead our sales and marketing associates to great success.”
Patrick most recently led SMART Technologies Southeast region’s education and corporate solutions organization, and prior to that, worked for Polyvision Corporation as the Director of Channel Development and also Director of the Education Products division. In both roles, he directed business and channel development for dealer partner groups and worked closely with the field key account managers, sales directors and channel managers. Patrick has a strong leadership background and has high-level experience in increasing sales and profits in diverse, start-up and highly competitive industries.
Patrick commented on his new role, stating, “I’m excited to be joining such an outstanding team. I worked with Smarter Systems’ for 3 years when I was with SMART and they are much respected in the industry. I admire what they have done in a short period of time and I’m pleased that I get to be a part of their future success.”
Barry Whaling, CEO commented, “This is a huge gain for Smarter Systems. Patrick has the background and the ability to take Smarter Systems to new heights. I couldn’t be more excited about his joining our team.”
About Smarter Systems
Smarter Systems (www.smartersys.com) is a leading systems integration company dedicated to providing its clients with custom audio/visual technologies, solutions and services. Based in the Carolinas, Smarter Systems’ partnerships are in the corporate, educational, medical, government and military industries. Smarter Systems specializes in a variety of applications, including conference room technologies, teleconferencing, twenty-first century classrooms and digital signage solutions. Uniquely positioned to best serve your needs, Smarter Systems offers the technical expertise, unmatched service and training, to help you create rooms that drive performance and success with award-winning products that facilitate distinctive moments in the classroom and workplace.
Contact: Brie Hogan