WUPPERTAL, Germany — Riedel Communications, a manufacturer of intercom systems communications network technology, announced the appointment of Jake Dodson as the company’s director of product management. In this role Dodson will be responsible for guiding the strategic direction of the Riedel product range and its development.
Dodson has more than 25 years of experience developing product strategies and bringing new products and technologies to market in the telecoms, military, broadcast and live-performance sectors. Some of his previous employers were Marconi Research, Integrated Optical Components and Clear-Com. In this last position, Dodson overhauled the Clear-Com’s product strategy and roadmap, and helped return the company to profitability.
“Over Jake’s career, he has been a founder and leader of successful leading-edge technology firms,” said Thomas Riedel, CEO of Riedel Communications. “His unusual and exceptional track record in guiding companies toward ever-greater success will certainly be an asset.”
Dodson most recently served as vice president of product management responsible for global product management and technical publications at Vitec Videocom.