Industry veteran Stephen Zlotnick named President-NA for Panopto, Inc.
Pittsburgh, Pa., November 10, 2010—Panopto, Inc., a leading provider of media-rich knowledge capture and management solutions for the education and training, regulatory, corporate, government and health care markets, today announced that it has named industry veteran Stephen Zlotnick President, North America for Panopto.
Mr. Zlotnick has more than thirty years of experience leading high growth companies in the digital learning markets. For much of his career, Mr. Zlotnick worked at Thomson Learning where he served as senior vice president of sales and marketing and was responsible for over $750 million in annual sales. In 2007, Thomson Learning was acquired for approximately $7.8 billion by Apax Partners and OMERS Capital Partners. Since that time, Mr. Zlotnick’s firm, The Henry Dorr Alliance, has advised some of the fastest growing software and learning companies in the K-20 and corporate markets. Earlier in his career, Mr. Zlotnick helped fuel growth in management positions at Harcourt Brace and McGraw-Hill, Inc.
“We’re extremely excited to welcome an industry veteran of Steve’s caliber. His track record of developing and managing high-growth digital learning businesses makes him a great choice to help Panopto continue its exponential growth,” said Eric Burns, Panopto’s co-founder and CTO. “We are confident that Steve’s experience and background with digital learning products will build upon Panopto’s rapid word-of-mouth adoption in universities, knowledge-intensive industries, and the Fortune 500.”
As Panopto’s president, North America, Mr. Zlotnick will lead and manage all North American client-facing operations, and help expand Panopto’s presence within the corporate, health care, government, regulatory, and education markets. He will also oversee the North American business strategy with deep involvement in the development of Panopto’s market-leading products and technology.
“Panopto is a game-changer that will impact learning and communication in everyone’s life. After five minutes of seeing the power of Panopto, it is clear that the world of video, content management, and digital communication is about to change and improve the way we learn, share information, and conduct business in significant ways. I am thrilled to join Panopto, a company that is redefining the way companies and institutions capture, store and search their knowledge,” said Mr. Zlotnick. “With collective knowledge and intellectual property representing the most important asset in the portfolio of virtually every business and institution, Panopto is well-positioned to sustain its rapid growth as more and more organizations discover the power of saving, retrieving and sharing media-rich media information.