BRUSSELS, Belgium - April 27, 2010
Softkinetic, the leading 3D gesture recognition software provider, today announced that they have hired Virgile Delporte to lead sales and marketing efforts for the company. Delporte will drive Softkinetic’s branding and communications strategies, as well as expand sales and new business opportunities.
“Virgile Delporte’s experience and stellar track record in business development and marketing will be crucial for taking our company to the next level,” said Michel Tombroff, chief executive officer, Softkinetic.“His dynamic leadership skills are exactly what we need to further the growth of Softkinetic and expand the adoption of our technologies, including iisu™.”
Previously, Virgile Delporte served as vice president for 3DVIA, a brand of Dassault Systemes, overseeing electronic entertainment business development and commercialization of the company’s software product lines around the world. During his tenure at the company, the brand grew from 10,000 to 150,000 users.Delporte previously founded a North American subsidiary of Virtools in Montreal, which was acquired by Dassault Systemes in 2005. Prior to working at the North American subsidiary, Delporte served as Virtools’ vice president of European Sales from 1999 to 2003. Delporte holds a master’s degree in international business from Paris XI and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the South Bank University of London.
“I am very excited to be part of this new and growing segment of the interactive technology space,” said Virgile Delporte.“Softkinetic’s technology is unparalleled and already trusted by early adopters: I look forward to creating new opportunities for the company for both the business and consumer marketplaces.”
For more information about Softkinetic, please visit: http://www.softkinetic.net
About Softkinetic S.A.
Softkinetic is the leading provider of natural interfaces that transform the way people interact with the digital world. Softkinetic enables a fully immersive, transparent and intuitive user experience by providing a 3D real-time gesture recognition middleware to interactive digital entertainment, consumer electronics, health care and serious games companies. Softkinetic, iisu, and Interface Is You are trademarks or registered trademarks of Softkinetic S.A. For more information on Softkinetic please visit http://www.softkinetic.net
Wendy Beasley, TriplePoint