MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--netTALK.com, Inc. ("netTALK"; OTCBB: NTLK), a telecommunications and consumer electronics company offering a variety of innovative, easy-to-use products designed to help consumers save money on local and long distance phone calls and more, today announced it has appointed Garry Paxinos to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mr. Paxinos brings upwards of 35 years of experience to netTALK in senior executive positions spanning full-system design and development, consumer electronics, television services, electrical engineering, and technology development.
“The addition of Mr. Paxinos to our executive team will help take netTALK -- and our increasing range of innovative products to a whole new level,” said Anastasios ‘Takis’ Kyriakides, President and CEO. “Garry’s vast expertise and impressive range of experience shows our determination to deliver innovation at an affordable price giving consumers more for less.”
Garry Paxinos was most recently the CEO of Axios Digital Solutions, LLC, a media and technology consulting company. Through Axios Digital, Mr. Paxinos assisted an array of start-up companies in the TV marketplace targeting competitive Cable and Satellite TV services.
Mr. Paxinos previously was Senior Vice President Engineering and Head of Technology at Sezmi, which was an early-stage, privately held company that addressed the need to simplify and unify the consumer home entertainment experience. The company developed products and services based on its innovative and breakthrough approach for digital entertainment management and distribution.
Previous to these endeavors, Mr. Paxinos was Senior Vice President and Chief Technologist at U.S. Digital Television, where he was responsible for the design, development and deployment of a pay television and entertainment service leveraging broadcast television stations. Mr. Paxinos has extensive design experience including leadership of the engineering team at Metro Link Inc., where he was co-founder, to design and implement software and systems for military and aerospace applications used on the Boeing 777, Army Land Warrior, AWACS, nuclear power station control systems and other mission critical applications.
Mr. Paxinos is actively involved on several international standards committees and conference program committees that help define DTV standards throughout the world. His has been chair of CEA R7.4, the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society’s administrative committee, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Linux International. He has served as the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee as Treasurer and is a member of the USACM Public Policy Committee. He is a member of ACM, APS, IEEE and SMPTE.
About the netTALK DUO
A recent winner of PCMag's coveted Editors' Choice award, the netTALK DUO is a revolutionary voice over internet protocol (VoIP) portable device and digital phone service that works as a landline offering unbeatable flat-rate calling plans. netTALK is the original no computer required, low-cost, phone service, as the device simply plugs directly into modem.
The different setup options allow users to make and receive calls, no matter where they are in the world. Features include call-waiting, caller ID, 3-way calling, voicemail and many other features.
The netTALK DUO is available in the U.S. via netTALK’s website; at over 1,000 Walmart Supercenters nationwide; at Walmart.com, Target.com, Amazon.com, Dell.com, Buy.com, NewEgg.com, OfficeDepot.com, TigerDirect.com, CompUSA.com, CircuitCity.com, PCRichard.com, Frys.com, and all P.C. Richard & Son, CompUSA, and TigerDirect stores.
The netTALK DUO is available in Canada at Amazon.ca, Dell.ca, BestBuy.ca, FutureShop.ca, Sears.ca, TigerDirect.ca, Staples.ca, Walmart.ca and at all Canadian Best Buy, Future Shop, Sears, Staples, TigerDirect, and Zellers stores.
About netTALK.com, Inc.
netTALK.com, Inc. is a public company engaged in the design, distribution and sale of consumer electronics products and low-cost Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. More information is at www.netTALK.com
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