July 25, 2016 – Oak Brook, IL – Buzzfire, Incorporated today announced that John Bogaerts will join their growing team to lead the company’s expansion strategy as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Buzzfire, a national leader in video conferencing, audio visual, and digital signage solutions, announced the addition of John Bogaerts as Vice President of Sales and Marketing further filling out its team to help expand its national sales portfolio.

Bogaerts, will be based in the company’s Oak Brook, Illinois headquarters and will focus on accelerating Buzzfire’s national reach and growing brand.  Buzzfire provides video conferencing, audio visual room systems, and digital signage solutions including consulting, design, sales, installation, and managed services for companies throughout the Unites States and Canada.

“It’s no secret that AV and IT technologies are converging,” said Randy Zahora, President/CEO, Buzzfire.  “With Bogaerts and other key leaders in place, we’re better equipped to convey that message to enterprise clients.  Bogaerts will lead our growth initiatives by focusing on our channel marketing strategy thus attracting new enterprise clients throughout North America.”

Bogaerts joins Buzzfire from Impulse Advanced Communications where he was Director of Business Development for the Midwest Region, responsible establishing and executing a national sales and marketing strategy.  Prior Bogaerts co-founded Conference Plus, Incorporated where he spent 12 years building a multimedia conferencing business later sold to Arkadin. Other significant roles in his career have included: Alcatel, Northern Telecom, and Hub Group. Bogaerts is a 25-year conferencing and unified communications industry veteran.

“I am joining the team at a true industry inflection point, when we can realize the true potential of the convergence of AV with IT technologies,” said Bogaerts.  “As a team, we will work to send this message to the corporate community and demonstrate how Buzzfire can assist CIOs and CTOs in corporate AV/IT standardization, while providing a depth of managed services to service and support these standard designs.