Temasys deepens management team as it expands into Silicon Valley

Temasys has appointed new key executives and has made changes to its management team, increasing its presence in Silicon Valley, the company said.

The company said the new executives bring both depth and experience to Temasys´ leadership team, strengthening the company worldwide.

Joining Temasys in North America and Silicon Valley are Bent Rye, as CEO, Chad Hoke as SVP of worldwide sales, Sherwin Sim as CTO, and David Ng as CFO. Singapore based Chip Wilcox, who served as CEO the past two years, has taken on the role of global CMO for the company, with Nadine Yap being named chief product officer.

The company said with these new additions, the company can focus on accelerating customer acquisition, deepening technology offerings and achieving growth.

Rye, who is based in Silicon Valley, joins Temasys after almost 20 years with Cisco. There he held leadership positions on both the local and global market levels, with responsibilities in Europe and at the company´s headquarters in Silicon Valley.

Hoke draws upon over 20 years experience building high-performance sales and channel teams for SAP, Sage, and Corel. At Temasys, Hoke leads worldwide sales for both its plug-in technology as well as its Skylink platform

Sim brings over 10 years experience in voice and video over IP, enterprise and mobile product development, and agile software development processes. He is the former CTO of Magor and previously held development and leadership roles at CounterPath Corporation and MKC Networks.

The Singapore operations of Temasys are led by global chief marketing officer Wilcox. Wilcox has over 25 years of international experience with a track record in leadership, general management, planning, product, and operations management. For the past two years, he served as Temasys´ CEO. Previously he was the product manager for Yahoo! Mail and Messenger in Southeast Asia.

Joining Wilcox in Singapore are Yap as chief product officer and David Ng as CFO. Yap has over two decades of experience in technology product and program management experience, having worked with early and late stage startups as well as tech giants like Amazon.com and Yahoo! She was VP product at Viki which was acquired by Rakuten, director of product marketing for Y! Southeast Asia, and technical product and program manager at Amazon.com, working most recently on AWS there.

Ng is an international CFO and finance professional who has focused on intellectual property and start-ups throughout his career. A professional chartered accountant, investment banker and CFO, Ng brings to Temasys deep operational and board level expertise across an array of market disruption sectors in media, biotech/pharmaceuticals, software, and brand licensing.

Temasys Communications is a global Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) in real-time communications within apps and providing full stack solutions for Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC), an emerging standard for real-time communications in apps and on the web. Temasys products include the Skylink Platform and the Temasys WebRTC Plug-In for IE and Safari.