03.08.20

Jon Sidwick and Jane Hammersley join Collabtech

Jon Sidwick, Shawn Leonard and Jane Hammersley, Collabtech

Collabtech, a global provider of collaboration products has appointed Jon Sidwick as President, as part of a growth and innovation strategy designed to help people work better together.

Collabtech provides physical and virtual enablement services in over 110 countries. Working through the channel to support integrators and end users, Collabtech’s clients include manufacturers, distributors and platform partners as well as integrators in UC, IT and AV.

Jon Sidwick will spearhead the innovation and growth strategy for the business which includes establishing a European headquarters in the UK. Maverick Collaboration lead Jane Hammersley will also join the business as Senior Vice President Global Alliances, with the mission to work with the business’s clients to develop solutions to suit the rapidly evolving world of collaboration.

Jon Sidwick, President of Collabtech explains; “I am so pleased to be able to work with Shawn and the team to take the business to the next stage. This moment is pivotal for the market as companies adjust to a new normal and Collabtech can help scale enablement like no-one else.”

Sidwick and Jane Hammersley were formerly at Maverick AV Solutions. Sidwick will continue as Vice Chairman of the industry association AVIXA.

Jane Hammersley, SVP Global Alliances explains; “The current crisis is driving unprecedented usage of meeting platforms that require end to end digital workflow deployment. CollabTech is seeing a massive increase in demand, leading to recent global investment and expansion in its service set, designed to help the channel to evolve rapidly and in a more customer focussed way than ever before.

Collabtech Founder Shawn Leonard explains; “Our mission at Collabtech is to help people work better together and never has that been more pertinent. Jon and Jane bring unique UC experience and deep channel relationships which will help the business to scale and meet the exponential growth we are seeing in the space right now. As President, Jon’s creative and disruptive approach fits with our customer centric focus and desire to challenge conventional thinking to create a new kind of partner for the channel.”