Telecommunications Industry Veteran Brings Over 15 years of Experience to the Clear-Com Brand
Clear-Com®, a Vitec Group brand, the global leader of trusted intercom solutions, today announced the appointment of Jake Dodson as vice president of product management for Clear-Com Communications Systems. Jake will be driving Clear-Com’s technology strategy in Cambridge, UK and in Emeryville, California.
Jake has spent more than 15 years managing successful product lines for telecommunications networks, and has brought over 15 new products to market from concept to production. As the founder of a telecommunications start up, as well as director of product management for two Silicon Valley-based companies, Jake offers a wealth of executive experience to drive Clear-Com’s strategic product development.
“We are excited to make this announcement, as Jake brings a tremendous level of product management expertise to the Clear-Com brand,” said Matt Danilowicz, managing director of Vitec Group Communications. “Jake will focus on maximizing growth opportunities within the marketplace through innovations in digital wireless and IP-based communication technology, and help create a better framework for disseminating product knowledge across our organization into the field. We are confident that Jake’s leadership will drive our product innovation.”
Jake was chosen for his exceptional qualifications, after having served as product management consultant for Sapphire Horizon, LTD, where he helped companies develop corporate technology roadmaps and business plans for investment and growth.
Throughout his career, Jake has successfully demonstrated his business and organizational acumen through a number of achievements, including establishment of a complete optical/semi-conductor fabrication facility, which led to a successful 1996 IPO. In addition, his leadership and prudent global management of wideband components drove successful product management teams across multiple sites at E-Tek Dynamics and JDS Uniphase.