CALGARY, June 4 /CNW/ - Immersive Media Corp. (TSXV: IMC) ("IMC") is
pleased to announce Winston Guillory has been appointed to its Board of
Most recently Winston served as Senior Vice President of NAVTEQ,
responsible for leading Consumer & Enterprise in the Americas and EMEA. He
also serves on several Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for several
innovative companies in the Location Based Services (LBS) market. NAVTEQ is a
leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive
navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping
applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the
digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services
solutions around the world.
NAVTEQ recently sold to Nokia for $8billion, which should result in a
high demand for the upgraded technology on N-series phones.
As Senior Vice President of Consumer and Enterprise, Winston Guillory led
companies in The Americas and EMEA. Previously Guillory was Senior Vice
President of Americas where he led sales and marketing for all NAVTEQ business
units including, In Vehicle, Internet and Wireless, Business, and Government
market sectors. Guillory has been instrumental in developing new business
models including a tier-one relationship with Hewlett-Packard and a globally
orchestrated approach to sales strategies. His deep industry and product
knowledge stems from over 20 years of sales leadership experience in the
technology arena. Prior to joining NAVTEQ, as Senior Vice President for the
Intermec Global Sales organization, Guillory led a 300 person sales team. He
gained experience in the intelligent transportation industry while working
serving as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Amtech, the
worldwide leader in radio frequency identification, a subsidiary of Intermec.
Prior to working for Intermec, Guillory spent two years at Weblink
Wireless, Inc, a leading wireless company in North America and five years
working for Visual Information Technology, a premier imaging company. It was
at VITec that Guillory began his foray into geographic information systems.
Guillory spent the first nine years of his career at IBM.
Guillory holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing
from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and served in the United States
"Mr. Guillory brings significant expertise in professional and
consumer-oriented mapping technology to IMC," stated Myles McGovern, President
& CEO of Immersive Media Corp. "His business relationships and industry
experience complement IMC's progressive influence in the Location Based
"I'm happy to be part of the leadership structure of this very innovative
company. I hope my experience in helping companies create ecosystems in the
LBS market will be of benefit to the company," said Mr. Guillory.
Winston's appointment to the Board of Directors marks the 7th Director
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About Immersive Media Corp.
IMC is the leading provider of full motion, high-resolution, interactive
spherical video technology and production services. Using eleven video streams
arranged according to geodesic geometry, Immersive video captures an almost
complete spherical image; a high-resolution 360 degree view of surroundings
that is seamlessly stitched together. IMC's immersive movies can integrate GPS
coordinates and other metadata producing our GeoImmersive(TM) video. IMC's
open platform design easily interfaces with industry standard applications and
databases providing viewers with greater visual detail for timely, fact-based
decision-making, and for the distribution of interactive streaming spherical
IMC's offerings include hardware, software, production and multi-platform
distribution services, and immersive imagery licensing. Applications include:
urban planning, oil and gas resource management, emergency response and first
responder operations, and cross platform advertising and entertainment media.
IMC is a publicly traded company that is listed under the symbol "IMC" on the
TSX Venture Exchange. For more information please visit www.immersivemedia.com
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