Jeff Watts Joins Prodigy to Accelerate Growth
Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 3, 2016) - Prodigy Ventures Inc. ("Prodigy" or the "Company") (TSXV-PGV) today announced the appointment of Jeff Watts as Executive Vice-President.
Jeff Watts is a seasoned Canadian technology leader with a proven track record of success in scaling technology businesses. He brings to Prodigy over 25 years of global experience in direct sales, channels, marketing, and both business and corporate development. This spans large enterprises such as SAP, Xerox and 3Com, running business lines of $300M+, and startups such as Quack.com (acquired by AOL). Jeff's ability to focus sales execution and to capitalize on market opportunities is well recognized. Having recently completed an assignment as Chief Revenue Officer for a global SAP partner, he brings a unique perspective and skill set to Prodigy. In addition to his new role of Executive Vice-President of Prodigy, Jeff also serves on several boards in various capacities, including Valucap Investments Inc., where he is the CEO. In these capacities he has contributed to several successful exits, most recently Locationary (acquired by Apple Corp., 2014) and Elliptic Technologies (acquired by Synopys Inc., 2015).
Prodigy's CEO, Tom Beckerman, commented, "We are delighted to announce today that Jeff Watts has joined Prodigy as Executive Vice-President. We look forward to working with Jeff to accelerate our growth in new client development, M&A and new ventures."
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Prodigy Ventures is an innovation company that has combined an enterprise services business - Prodigy Labs - with a Venture Builder business. The two businesses work together to sell services and create new enterprise-grade platforms and apps using technologies such as mobile video, proximity, wearables and 3D & augmented reality.
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