Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS Systems Inc., Recognized as One of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs

Ms. Daub Ranked 48th in the 15th Annual W100 Ranking of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs, Produced by PROFIT Magazine and Chatelaine

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - ViXS Systems Inc., a pioneer and leader in media processing silicon solutions, today announced that Sally Daub, President & CEO and co-founder of ViXS, has been recognized as one of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs in the 15th annual W100 ranking produced by PROFIT Magazine and Chatelaine.

Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs are ranked on a composite score based on the size, growth rate and profitability of their businesses. The W100 profiles the country's most successful female business owners. Published in the November issue of PROFIT and the December issue of Chatelaine magazine and online at PROFITguide.com and Chatelaine.com, the W100 is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women.

"This year's W100 are a dream group of ambitious, forward-thinking entrepreneurs who defy outdated notions of female entrepreneurship," said Ian Portsmouth, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of PROFIT. "They are running sophisticated and sizable businesses in challenging industries, and finding new ways to operate and innovate for growth and sustainability."

"It is a great honour to receive this recognition," said Sally Daub, President and CEO of ViXS. "This award is testament to the ongoing commitment of ViXS' employees to be the premier provider of high-performance media silicon solutions for the consumer electronics and video service provider industries."

About ViXS Systems Inc.

ViXS is the semiconductor pioneer in designing and developing high-performance media solutions for the consumer electronics and video service provider industries.  With over 422 patents issued and pending worldwide, ViXS has been recognized with a number of industry awards for innovation. ViXS is the world leader in transcoder deployments with over 27 million shipments to date, and still growing.

ViXS has a comprehensive portfolio of products to meet the diverse needs of the global media industry.  Portfolio highlights include the most advanced dense transcoder available for cloud-based solutions, as well as SoC's for home devices capable of doing the most simultaneous number of HD streams in the industry.  Moreover, ViXS is the only company to have integrated transcoding and Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) technologies to create the lowest-cost media gateway capable of delivering premium content to consumer IP devices, such as the iPad, inside and outside of the home.

ViXS is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global operations and offices in Europe, Asia and North America.  For more information on ViXS, visit our website: www.vixs.com.

VIXS, the ViXS® logo, XCode®, XCodePro™, XConnex™ and Xtensiv™ are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of ViXS. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About PROFIT Magazine

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 31 years, Canadian entrepreneurs and senior managers across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. PROFIT is owned and operated by Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications. Visit PROFIT online at www.PROFITguide.com.

About Chatelaine and chatelaine.com

The country's leading women's media brand, Chatelaine makes "Everyday Extraordinary" for Canadian women and has been doing so for more than 85 years. Today, Chatelaine is a six‐platform brand: available on television, radio, tablet and smartphone, plus in print and online. Chatelaine has a lively presence on social media sites, and Chatelaine.com  is Canada's most engaged digital community for women 18+. With a team of "extraordinary" experts, Chatelaine brings together the very best of food (from The Chatelaine Kitchen powered by GE Café), style, decor, health and real life for women who want to look good, do good, feel great and make every day a little bit special. Chatelaine is owned and operated by Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications.

 

SOURCE ViXS Systems Inc.

For further information:

David Jones
ViXS Systems Inc.
T: (416) 646-2000
djones@vixs.com


Craig Armitage
TMX Equicom
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Robert Kelly
TMX Equicom
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