International Datacasting Corporation
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International Datacasting Corporation

January 04, 2011 08:51 ET

International Datacasting Corporation Announces Appointment of Executive Management Team

Attn: Business/High-Tech Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 4, 2011) - International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC), a global leader in advanced technology solutions for the distribution of broadband multimedia content, today announced the formation of an Executive Management Team, along with new appointments in key executive positions.

"The Executive Management Team represents the core group that is directly responsible for IDC's operating performance in the areas of executive leadership, sales, operations, marketing, finance and technology. We have worked hard to recruit and to build this team over the last twelve months, and it is a testament to their vast experience and expertise that we make this announcement," said Adam E. Adamou, Executive Chairman.

"We continue to build a world class Executive Management Team that will take International Datacasting into the next decade. We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rudi Polednik as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, Mr. Fred Kokaska as Vice President, Product Management and Mr. Steve Miller as Vice President of Business Operations," said Fred Godard, IDC President and CEO. "Their contributions will serve our customers and shareholders well as we focus on future growth strategies. They join Adam and me on the Executive Management Team along with Cory Garbolinsky, VP of Finance and Acting Chief Financial Officer, and Gary Carter, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer as well as VP, IDC Systems Group.

About Rudi Polednik

As Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, Rudi Polednik is responsible for developing and directing IDC's global sales process and strategy. In this capacity, Mr. Polednik will manage revenue growth across all customers, channels, geographic and market segments. Previously, he served as Senior Director, International Sales at RGB Networks, Inc., a digital video technology firm based in Sunnyvale, CA. Mr. Polednik has also held progressive positions at Envivio Inc., first as Sales Director, then more recently as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Mr. Polednik holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Imperial College in London, England.

About Fred Kokaska

In the newly created role of Vice President, Product Management, Fred Kokaska is responsible for the development of IDC product concepts and life cycle management, including new product introductions. Previously, Mr. Kokaska was President, Logic Innovations, LLC, joining IDC when Logic Innovations was acquired in December, 2009. Mr. Kokaska is based out of IDC's San Diego office. Prior to this, Mr. Kokaska served as Director of Enterprise Video Systems at SYS Technologies Inc., a division of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc. Mr. Kokaska has also held various development engineering positions in Artisoft Inc. (now Vertical Communications, Inc.) and with National Semiconductor Corporation.

About Steve Miller

As Vice President of Business Operations, Steve Miller is responsible for all aspects of Engineering and Manufacturing Operations. In this newly created role, Mr. Miller will oversee planning, budgeting, materials management, and engineering effectiveness. Previously, he served as Vice President, Product Development at QuStream Corporation, where he oversaw engineering, manufacturing and product development. Mr. Miller has also served as Director of Engineering at Grass Valley Inc. and as Vice President and COO of Leitch Technology Corporation (now part of Harris Canada Systems, Inc.) where he was responsible for all aspects of the Leitch Server Division.

About International Datacasting Corporation (IDC)

International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) is a global leader in IP-based datacasting solutions for the distribution of broadband multimedia content. IDC has a broad portfolio of advanced technology products marketed under the names SuperFlex, Datacast XD, Tiernan, Logic Innovations and PROFline for implementing a wide range of broadband content contribution and distribution networks. IDC's products are in demand for radio and television broadcast networks, distance learning, digital satellite news gathering and sport contribution, digital signage, digital cinema, IPTV distribution and other applications. IDC is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with regional offices in Arnhem, the Netherlands and in San Diego, California. International in scope, IDC has installations in over 100 countries and service offices in Australia, Singapore and China and an international network of value-added partners and distributors.

Contact Information

  • International Datacasting Corporation
    Christine Rozak
    Director, Marketing and Communications
    613-596-4120 x 2215
    crozak@datacast.com