CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 11, 2007 - IntelliVid, a leading provider of video intelligence applications for retail loss prevention and store intelligence, today announced the appointment of Scott Udell as its vice president of business development.
In this role, Udell will be responsible for leading and managing IntelliVid's various strategic alliances.
"With its focus on retail solutions and advanced patented technology, IntelliVid is poised to be a leading force in the video analytics market," said Udell. "IntelliVid recognizes the important role that partners play in helping to bring to market solutions that are optimized for loss prevention and store intelligence."
Udell has more than seventeen years of experience in the consulting and software industries, with extensive leadership experience in business development and retail with both large enterprises and venture-funded startups. Previously, he led business development activities at retail-focused OATSystems as well as Novell and Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP). Prior to those roles, Udell served as director, eCommerce Solutions, for CTP Americas, and as a client partner with CTP SÄ‚Åo Paulo. Prior to CTP, Udell held a variety of consulting leadership roles over an eight-year career with IBM/Lotus Development Corporation. Udell holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Tufts University.
"We are delighted to have Scott join our executive team," said Patrick Sobalvarro, IntelliVid president and CEO. "Scott's deep experience in software, services and retail along with his excellent track record in business development will accelerate our teaming with partners to best serve our customers."
IntelliVid is a leading video intelligence application provider. IntelliVid's Video InvestigatorTM software unleashes the full profit potential of video surveillance systems, transforming them into proactive asset protection, risk prevention and customer intelligence solutions. Its patented technology platform empowers the rapid and accurate tracking of people and assets across time and space, delivering first of its kind rapid video analysis and chain of custody evidence. Video InvestigatorTM can also provide unprecedented merchandising and operational insight into customer shopping behavior by rapidly analyzing and understanding traffic patterns, people counting, linger times and conversion rates.
Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, IntelliVid is backed by leading venture investors DFJ New England, Egan-Managed Capital, Flagship Ventures and Intel Capital. IntelliVid's Video InvestigatorTM is the first video intelligence application to gain real traction in the retail market with installs at many of the leading Fortune 500 retail companies.