Vyopta names vice president of sales, vice president of engineering

Vyopta Incorporated, the solution provider in unified communications network monitoring and performance improvement software, has appointed Dan Keelan as Vice President of Sales and Ruston Vickers as Vice President of Engineering, the company said.

As members of the executive team, Keelan and Vickers drive strategy for Vyopta and lead its growth efforts with innovative products and solutions aligned to the unified communications (UC) buyer needs.

Dan Keelan joins the Vyopta executive team after investing in Vyopta and serving as a board advisor since 2013. Dan held leadership roles at Oracle, IBM and i2 Technologies as well as investing in and consulting with numerous early stage companies. Dan lived in Australia and Brussels while expanding i2´s operations to Asia-Pacific and Europe. His experience is crucial for executing on growth and partnership projects for Vyopta.

Ruston Vickers joins Vyopta at a critical expansion point for the solution and brings more than 20 years of extensive experience startup, as well as, large mature software development teams. He has created enterprise software solutions used by many of the largest global brands. Ruston founded and served as CTO of ITKO, Inc. developing solutions in the distributed application space. The product suite created a new market category called Service Virtualization to the company´s acquisition by CA Technologies in 2011.

Keelan and Vickers join Vyopta after the company´s rapid growth in nearly doubling its annual recurring revenue since securing funding from AVX partners on healthy revenues. Vyopta has grown its customer base by 60% encompassing some of the largest global enterprises including Abbvie, British Petroleum, Broadcom, Kaiser Permanente, ServiceNow, Varian, and others. Keelan and Vickers will support the continued growth in the US and Canada, along with expansion of services across Australia and the European region.

Vyopta provides a single platform to monitor and improve the performance of large unified communication networks. Vyopta monitors over 650 million video and web conferencing minutes each year from vendors including: Cisco, Microsoft, Polycom, Pexip, Vidyo, and Zoom. The vAnalytics solution is used across more than 20 industries by the largest enterprises in the world including Bloomberg, Stanford University, and the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Vyopta is headquartered in Austin, TX.