SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/18/12 -- ON24, Inc., the global leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, announced today the appointment of a London-based managing director, Richard Sheppard, to provide leadership as the company continues to expand its European presence. In addition, the company is announcing the opening of offices in Sydney.
"Global expansion is a key component of our growth strategy, and a local presence is critical to our clients, which are predominantly multinational corporations. Richard is an important addition to our management team, a seasoned executive with a proven track record of success in leading SaaS-based software companies. With his expertise, we will take our EU presence to the next level, fully leveraging growth opportunities," said ON24 CEO Sharat Sharan.
Before joining ON24, Sheppard served as vice president and EMEA general manager at Coremetrics, a leading web analytics vendor, and CEO of 7Global Ltd., a managed services provider.
Sharan added, "We're opening our Sydney office to complement our Singapore office and already established global reseller network. This is in recognition of the strategic significance and rapid growth of the Asia Pac market."
ON24, the virtual communication platform for the global enterprise, provides interactive, impactful cloud-based solutions that drive outstanding results. ON24 offers a broad and innovative product portfolio, including webcasting, virtual events and virtual environments, accessible from any device and supported by robust reporting and analytics. Applications for the ON24 communication platform include demand generation, partner enablement, training, product launches, company town hall meetings and user conferences. More than 700 organizations, including IBM, CA Technologies, Merck, Unilever, JPMorgan Chase, Deloitte, Credit Suisse, Ernst & Young, Amazon and New York Life, rely on ON24. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices throughout the world. For more information, visit www.ON24.com.