Sony Electronics has announced the appointment of Rich Ventura as Vice President of B2B for Sony Imaging Products and Solutions Professional Division. In this role, Ventura will lead, strategy, and leadership to Sony's robust display, remote camera, and solutions product portfolio. He will directly oversee business and product management, as well as all B2B marketing communications strategies. In addition, Ventura will nurture and expand Sony's relationships in the corporate, education, and government sectors to drive growth for Sony's B2B portfolio.
"We are thrilled to have Rich joining our team and are confident his years of industry experience and strong leadership will bring new insight and help drive accelerated and long-term growth for Sony in these strategic categories," says Theresa Alesso, President, Imaging Products & Solutions Professional Division.
Ventura brings two decades of experience in the imaging and display industry to the team at Sony. He previously spent over nineteen years with NEC, where he held a variety of roles such as Director of Sales, and Vice President of Strategy and Solutions. At NEC, Ventura focused on evolving and driving the business forward through strategic initiatives that resulted in both short and long-term gains for the company.
In addition to his time at NEC, Ventura is also a respected insider in display technology and is a former Chairman of the Digital Signage Federation (DSF) and currently serves on the Former Chairman's Council. Ventura also has ten years of military service as a part of the Minnesota National Guard and the US Army Reserves. He will look to call on his leadership as well as industry experience to help the team at Sony.
"I'm excited about joining Sony Electronics given their long history of innovation and leadership," said Ventura. "There are amazing opportunities in the industry, and I look forward to delivering value to our partners and customers."