Industry Sales Veteran Michael Downs Appointed IVCi’s Vice President of West Coast Sales

HAUPPAUGE, NY – July 13, 2011 – IVCi, LLC (, a leading integrator and provider of unified communications (UC) solutions, announced today that Michael Downs has joined IVCi as Vice President of Sales for the West Coast region. Mr. Downs is responsible for aligning IVCi’s innovative product and service offerings with its customers’ collaboration needs.

As IVCi continues to grow, the appointment of Mr. Downs will allow for a significant expansion of an already established Western region sales effort. Mr. Downs’ focus will be on bringing IVCi’s products and services to more customers, and using these offerings to solve key business challenges.

Mr. Downs brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to IVCi. His past roles include consulting and sales management positions at a range of technology companies, including equipment manufacturer Cisco, where he spent several years as a sales manager. For the past five years, Mr. Downs has worked with The Aspire Group to provide sales consulting and training that focuses on the customer’s application of technology and identifies how to best address specific business and customer needs.

In his numerous consulting engagements, Mr. Downs has had the benefit of directly interacting with customers as well as with manufacturers, and he will draw upon this valuable experience to help IVCi’s customers reach their long term collaboration goals.

“Mike’s expertise in the field of video conferencing and unified communications systems, and his ability to connect with end users will allow him to develop the best solutions for our customers who are looking to navigate the evolving UC landscape,” said IVCi CEO Bob Swing. “We are pleased to have someone of Mike’s caliber join the IVCi team.”

Mike Downs is based at IVCi’s West coast sales office.

About IVCi

IVCi, LLC ( | is a leading integrator of managed enterprise collaboration solutions, including high definition video conferencing, telepresence, audio visual systems, and managed conference services. IVCi makes conferencing and audio visual solutions easy to use, easy to manage, and easy to afford.