Sound Advantage announces Tim Wudi as President/COO
IRVINE, CA - Sound Advantage announces that Timothy Wudi has joined the company as president and chief operating officer. Wudi was president of the CTI Software Group of Captaris Inc. (formerly AVT, NASDAQ: CAPA), where he led the unified communications software group. Since joining Captaris in 1991, Wudi held global, domestic sales and general management posts during the company's growth from a private, voice messaging integrator to a global, unified communications provider. Wudi has over twenty-two years of experience with customers, channels and alliance partners in communications, messaging and information management. Wudi began his career with Coopers & Lybrand and is a CPA. "Tim brings a proven history in dramatically growing a sales and business development effort to Sound Advantage," says Michael Metcalf, the company's CEO. "His depth of knowledge and experience will accelerate Sound Advantage's business plan and help solidify our position as the leading provider of voice-activated unified communication and unified messaging products. We are blessed to add to our management team such a high quality executive with an incredible track record." "I am pleased to join Sound Advantage, and I am very excited to help this team bring its customers a compelling, powerful technology," Wudi says. "I believe speech-enabled business solutions will dramatically alter the productivity of our customers and deliver measurable competitive advantages. This company has a great start and I look forward to adding to its success." Michael Metcalf, founder of Sound Advantage and its president and chief executive officer since 1997, will remain as chairman and CEO. Metcalf will devote more time to strategy, global markets and intellectual property.