SOURCE: EON Reality, Inc.

EON Reality, interactive 3D, virtual reality, Interactive 3D Virtual Meeting Software

January 15, 2010 14:45 ET

EON Reality Strengthens Its Asia Pacific Market Presence by Appointing Pontus Appelqvist as VP of Sales

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - January 15, 2010) - EON Reality, Inc., the world's leading interactive 3D software provider, today announced that Pontus Appelqvist has joined the EON Singapore office as VP of sales for the Asia Pacific market region. His industry insight and local market knowledge will be crucial in helping the company to strengthen its position in the Asian Pacific market. In his new position, Pontus Appelqvist will be in charge of sales and business development for EON Reality in Asia Pacific.

Pontus Appelqvist has a strong track-record in driving new technologies to market during the past 15 years. He started his career in Sweden in the mid '90s with product development and product management of high-performing 3D computer graphics systems. In the late '90s he joined the team that founded Opticore and developed it from a tiny start-up to be a significant global player in the 3D software industry before being acquired by NASDAQ listed Autodesk Inc. His role was to initiate and lead the company's market development in Asia by establishing and heading a subsidiary in Japan, leading the regional sales and marketing organization and developing a network of high-performing sales channels. Before the company was acquired in 2007 it had established itself as the preferred partner and trusted supplier of high-end visualization solutions to large corporations such as Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Hyundai and Canon. Pontus most recent position has been Global Account Manager within Autodesk Inc.

"I'm very pleased to join the dynamic EON team and really look forward to this exciting challenge of developing EON's business in the Asia Pacific markets," said Pontus Appelqvist.

"Over the last 2 years, EON Singapore office has a consistent growth record and given the market opportunity we foresee, it is the right time to expand our sales activities in the Asia Pacific markets. We are delighted to have Pontus head our regional sales, his caliber and market knowledge is a good addition to our ongoing activities in the region. We look forward to him further strengthening and increasing our market position," said Sridhar Sunkad, Managing Director, EON Reality, Pte Ltd.

About EON Reality

EON Reality, Inc. is the world's leading interactive 3D visual content management and virtual reality software provider. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.

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