BLOOMINGTON, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dan Giesen, Video Guidance’s vice president of operations, North America, has been named vice president of global operations for London-based BCS Global Networks, Inc. Video Guidance and BCS Global recently merged, bringing together two leading companies in the video conferencing market. Giesen will oversee all worldwide video conferencing networks, infrastructures and call centers for both companies.
Video Guidance this year became a wholly owned subsidiary of BCS and retains the respected Video Guidance name and brand in the U.S. The new company creates a formidable, cloud-based global enterprise that links BCS Global’s capabilities in Europe, Canada and Asia with Video Guidance’s in North America.
“Dan has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry, and I am thrilled he will lead our combined operations internationally,” said Clive Sawkins, CEO of BCS Global. “His comprehensive understanding of technology and engineering, as well as the video conferencing marketplace, is a tremendous benefit to our global operations.”
Giesen joined Video Guidance in 1999 and has managed ISDN networks, IP networks, phone systems, call centers, computer telephony integration and videoconferencing equipment and network infrastructures. Along with various manufacturer certifications, he holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University - Mankato. He serves on the board of the Belle Plaine School District and SouthWest Metro Educational Cooperative in Minnesota.
“I am honored to accept the challenge of this new position,” said Giesen. “I look forward to managing the groups within the combined BCS family that develop solutions, manage implementations, roll out user adoption and provide service to our customers around the world.”
About BCS Global Networks
BCS Global Networks (www.bcsglobal.com) is a leading worldwide provider of managed videoconferencing, telepresence and visual collaboration services. Privately held and headquartered in Berkshire, UK with offices in New York, Toronto, Shanghai and Hong Kong, BCS Global provides comprehensive managed video services and a 24x7 global live video and audio help-desk support to its customers across the globe.
About Video Guidance
Founded in 1999, Video Guidance is an independent, strategic visual communications company that customizes state-of-the-art products, services and solutions from the world’s finest manufacturers. Privately held and headquartered in Bloomington, Minn., Video Guidance is a certified partner of Acano, Cisco, Polycom and LifeSize, and maintains strategic alliances with Avizia, SynergySKY and On Stream Media Corporation.