Jupiter bolsters worldwide operations

AUTHOR: Inavate

Jupiter Systems announced the appointment of Dorothy Farris as VP worldwide sales – a sign that the company wants to accelerate international trade. Farris has more than 20 years experience in sales and global management.

The display wall processor specialist has made Farris; who is well versed in the AV, IT and computer industries, responsible for managing and building its worldwide sales.

“Dorothy Farris has an exceptional record in building strong sales organisations and worldwide channels, at both high technology start-ups and large Fortune 500 Companies,” said Eric Wogsberg, founder and CEO.

“She has a deep understanding of channel sales, a proven ability to leverage global customer relationships, and a track record of introducing new technologies that address emerging customer needs.”

“I am very excited to be joining Jupiter Systems at this next phase of company growth,” said Farris.

“The company is the established leader in display wall processors, with a deep base of partners in systems integration, consulting, and design in command and control rooms. I want to build upon what Jupiter and its partners have already accomplished and to take advantage of new market opportunities.”

Prior to joining Jupiter Systems Farris was vice president, sales at Wyse Technology, a manufacturer of thin client technology and infrastructure software, selling to Fortune 1000 companies and government. There, she managed and led strategic sales to Canada, Latin America, federal government markets and global System Integrators.

She has also worked for Viewsonic Corporation, Allied Signal Aerospace and Epson. During her tenure at Epson, she was one of 100 women invited to join Leadership America in its class of 1991. Furthermore Farris was previously employed by Compaq Computer Corporation, Exxon Office Systems, and IBM.

Farris received her A.A. in Maths and B.S. in Business Administration at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has served both as board member and as president of the board for Leadership California, and is a member of the National Advisory Board for the Women’s Museum in Dallas, Texas. Recently, she was elected to the board of trustees of The Chicago School of Psychology.