Welcome!

IoT User Interface Authors: John Basso, Ram Sonagara, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, AppDynamics Blog

News Feed Item

Optaros Appoints Chris Langway as Vice President, eCommerce Business Strategist

Digital Industry Veteran Brings 15+ Years of Brand eCommerce Leadership to Optaros

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/13 -- Optaros, a leading eCommerce-focused technology partner, today announced it has appointed Chris Langway as Vice President, eCommerce Business Strategist. Langway will work closely with Optaros client teams as a strategic advisor on maximizing digital commerce for growth. Langway will also play a leadership role on the Optaros business development team.

"We couldn't be more pleased to bring Chris to Optaros," said Rob Willms, CEO of Optaros. "His deep eCommerce and digital experience with such brand powerhouses as American Express, General Motors, Sperry Top-Sider, Stride Rite, Saucony and Keds will be a tremendous asset to both Optaros internally and our clients. His client service leadership experience and industry expertise will also play a key role in shaping Optaros' growth and client offerings."

Langway's client management and digital commerce experience underscores Optaros' dedication to providing clients with the consumer insight and strategic influence they need to conceive, develop, build and operate world-class digital commerce technologies and experiences.

"Everything we do is in support of our relentless pursuit of digital commerce excellence," said Willms. "We're bringing in the most pre-eminent eCommerce minds in the market -- to ensure we're always providing our clients with sound direction and advice based on the latest trends and practices in the digital commerce ecosystem."

"Having run numerous eCommerce businesses, I understand first-hand the tremendous opportunities that exist in eCommerce, mCommerce and omnichannel," continued Langway. "But, I'm also keenly aware of the pressures and challenges that brands and retailers face as digital fundamentally transforms the customer experience across all touchpoints. I'm excited for the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with Optaros' current and future clients on innovative new solutions to accelerate their eCommerce efforts."

To learn more about Langway, and to view a short video of his eCommerce outlook for 2013, visit the Optaros blog.

About Chris Langway
Chris Langway brings to Optaros 15+ years of experience in global eCommerce and traditional retail. Most recently, he was Vice President, eCommerce at Wolverine Worldwide, a global marketer of branded footwear. In this role, Langway led the global eCommerce business and operations for the company's Performance and Lifestyle Group overseeing the Sperry Top-Sider, Stride Rite, Saucony, Keds, Robeez and Grasshopper brands across US and Europe. Prior to Wolverine, Langway served as Vice President, Director of Marketing for the Boston-based integrated advertising agency Digitas. While at Digitas, he managed client engagements for American Express, The New York Times and General Motor's Pontiac division and was responsible for user experience, CRM and digital marketing. Langway began his career in retail buying with Filene's Department Stores.

About Optaros
Optaros is an eCommerce-focused technology partner that embraces emerging technologies to deliver solutions that create immersive, loyalty-inspiring and consistent experiences that bridge platforms, devices, location and spontaneity. With the technical capabilities of a systems integrations company, the UX and creative design of an interactive agency, and the insights of an expert commerce consultancy, Optaros delivers outstanding programs for more than 200 clients in the retail, consumer goods, media, healthcare and financial services industries. For more information, visit www.optaros.com, call (617) 227-1855 or email [email protected].

Embedded Video Available

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2224369
Embedded Video Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2224381

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Media Contact:
Marian Hughes
Tier One Partners
708-246-0083
Email Contact

Scott Regan
Director, Marketing Communications
Optaros
(617) 227-1855 x 8175
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

@CloudExpo Stories
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings in the last year, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their back-end AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT – especially in the connected home and office. Amazon is extending its reach by building on its dominant Cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strategy, recently announced Replenishment Services, the Echo/Alexa voice recognition control platform, the 6-7 strategic...
Aspose.Total for .NET is the most complete package of all file format APIs for .NET as offered by Aspose. It empowers developers to create, edit, render, print and convert between a wide range of popular document formats within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. Aspose compiles all .NET APIs on a daily basis to ensure that it contains the most up to date versions of each of Aspose .NET APIs. If a new .NET API or a new version of existing APIs is released during the subscription peri...
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Yahoo's operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments. Yahoo informs, connects and entertains a global audience of more than 1 billion monthly active users** -- including 600 million monthly active mobile users*** through its search, communications and digital content products. Yahoo also co...
As companies gain momentum, the need to maintain high quality products can outstrip their development team’s bandwidth for QA. Building out a large QA team (whether in-house or outsourced) can slow down development and significantly increases costs. This eBook takes QA profiles from 5 companies who successfully scaled up production without building a large QA team and includes: What to consider when choosing CI/CD tools How culture and communication can make or break implementation
Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) has announced that NoviFlow Inc.has deployed IxNetwork® to validate the company’s designs and accelerate the delivery of its proven, reliable products. Based in Montréal, NoviFlow Inc. supports network carriers, hyperscale data center operators, and enterprises seeking greater network control and flexibility, network scalability, and the capacity to handle extremely large numbers of flows, while maintaining maximum network performance. To meet these requirements, NoviFlow in...
"There's a growing demand from users for things to be faster. When you think about all the transactions or interactions users will have with your product and everything that is between those transactions and interactions - what drives us at Catchpoint Systems is the idea to measure that and to analyze it," explained Leo Vasiliou, Director of Web Performance Engineering at Catchpoint Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York Ci...
Redis is not only the fastest database, but it is the most popular among the new wave of databases running in containers. Redis speeds up just about every data interaction between your users or operational systems. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Dave Nielsen, Developer Advocate, Redis Labs, will share the functions and data structures used to solve everyday use cases that are driving Redis' popularity.
UpGuard has become a member of the Center for Internet Security (CIS), and will continue to help businesses expand visibility into their cyber risk by providing hardening benchmarks to all customers. By incorporating these benchmarks, UpGuard's CSTAR solution builds on its lead in providing the most complete assessment of both internal and external cyber risk. CIS benchmarks are a widely accepted set of hardening guidelines that have been publicly available for years. Numerous solutions exist t...
Choosing the right cloud for your workloads is a balancing act that can cost your organization time, money and aggravation - unless you get it right the first time. Economics, speed, performance, accessibility, administrative needs and security all play a vital role in dictating your approach to the cloud. Without knowing the right questions to ask, you could wind up paying for capacity you'll never need or underestimating the resources required to run your applications.
SYS-CON Events announced today that LeaseWeb USA, a cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LeaseWeb is one of the world's largest hosting brands. The company helps customers define, develop and deploy IT infrastructure tailored to their exact business needs, by combining various kinds cloud solutions.
Adding public cloud resources to an existing application can be a daunting process. The tools that you currently use to manage the software and hardware outside the cloud aren’t always the best tools to efficiently grow into the cloud. All of the major configuration management tools have cloud orchestration plugins that can be leveraged, but there are also cloud-native tools that can dramatically improve the efficiency of managing your application lifecycle. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, ...
The competitive landscape of the global cloud computing market in the healthcare industry is crowded due to the presence of a large number of players. The large number of participants has led to the fragmented nature of the market. Some of the major players operating in the global cloud computing market in the healthcare industry are Cisco Systems Inc., Carestream Health Inc., Carecloud Corp., AGFA Healthcare, IBM Corp., Cleardata Networks, Merge Healthcare Inc., Microsoft Corp., Intel Corp., an...
SYS-CON Events announced today the Kubernetes and Google Container Engine Workshop, being held November 3, 2016, in conjunction with @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This workshop led by Sebastian Scheele introduces participants to Kubernetes and Google Container Engine (GKE). Through a combination of instructor-led presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, students learn the key concepts and practices for deploying and maintainin...
Using new techniques of information modeling, indexing, and processing, new cloud-based systems can support cloud-based workloads previously not possible for high-throughput insurance, banking, and case-based applications. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, John Newton, CTO, Founder and Chairman of Alfresco, described how to scale cloud-based content management repositories to store, manage, and retrieve billions of documents and related information with fast and linear scalability. He addres...
Is your aging software platform suffering from technical debt while the market changes and demands new solutions at a faster clip? It’s a bold move, but you might consider walking away from your core platform and starting fresh. ReadyTalk did exactly that. In his General Session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Chambliss, Head of Engineering at ReadyTalk, will discuss why and how ReadyTalk diverted from healthy revenue and over a decade of audio conferencing product development to start an innovati...
Ovum, a leading technology analyst firm, has published an in-depth report, Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a DevOps Release Management Solution, 2016–17. The report focuses on the automation aspects of DevOps, Release Management and compares solutions from the leading vendors.
Continuous testing helps bridge the gap between developing quickly and maintaining high quality products. But to implement continuous testing, CTOs must take a strategic approach to building a testing infrastructure and toolset that empowers their team to move fast. Download our guide to laying the groundwork for a scalable continuous testing strategy.
It’s 2016: buildings are smart, connected and the IoT is fundamentally altering how control and operating systems work and speak to each other. Platforms across the enterprise are networked via inexpensive sensors to collect massive amounts of data for analytics, information management, and insights that can be used to continuously improve operations. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Chemel, Co-Founder and CTO of Digital Lumens, will explore: The benefits sensor-networked systems bring to ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Venafi, the Immune System for the Internet™ and the leading provider of Next Generation Trust Protection, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Venafi is the Immune System for the Internet™ that protects the foundation of all cybersecurity – cryptographic keys and digital certificates – so they can’t be misused by bad guys in attacks...