Tempe, Ariz., June 18 - Glenn K. Schulke has been named Orban / CRL's Manager of New Product Marketing. He will work to promote the sale of new Orban / CRL products, including the Optimod-PC? 1100 for Streaming Media Applications, Opticodecs?, and Audicy 2?.
"We are pleased to add someone of Glenn's caliber to the Orban/CRL Sales and Marketing staff," commented Orban/CRL Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Phillip T. Zeni, Sr., "We have invested a significant amount of time and resources in developing several exciting new products. It is our goal to see that these audio processors, production systems and codecs are presented to the marketplace in an effective and thorough manner. Glenn has the background, knowledge and expertise we need. His experience in the computer field and systems integration will contribute to Orban / CRL's success in marketing these products, including addressing the needs of prospective buyers outside of the traditional broacast industry."
Schulke was formerly the president and CEO of Open Technologies, Inc. based in Tempe, Ariz. The firm was a distributor and systems integrator for networking and communications product for Unix and Linux based systems and was a leading provider of automated data collection and document management systems. Schulke is also the co-founder, developer and managing director of PDVX (Patient Doctor Voice Exchange), a physician/patient voice processing based contact management software. Earlier, Schulke founded Unizone, a Unix and Linux products distribution and systems integration firm. In his various positions, Schulke has performed consulting and integration services for several major companies, including GE Medical Systems, Intel, Premier Radio Networks, Texas Instruments and America West Airlines.
Schulke is a published author and has written a variety of technical and non-technical articles for various international trade publications over his career and has served on the boards of directors of industry associations and other technology companies. He also has previously taught Unix system administration at the college level. In 2000, he was selected and served on the Tempe, Ariz. Mayor's Business Roundtable assisting the Mayor and city officials in guiding the City of Tempe in developing a world-class technology infrastructure to attract and keep high technology companies to headquarter in Tempe.
Schulke holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Arizona State University in Business (1981) specializing in technology marketing. As the founder and President of the Southwest!UniForum, UNIX user's group Schulke ran the affiliate chapter of the UNIX User's group, UniForum International's southwestern United States affiliate chapter for almost 10 years and he was the first to serve as affiliate advisor to UniForum International's board.
He is a longtime active supporter of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Valley and has been involved in several fund raising activities for charitable organizations for abused/displaced children. Schulke is single, has a 10-year-old daughter and is a licensed pilot, avid road bicyclist, snow skier and racing enthusiast.
This press release may contain "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Management's anticipation of future events is based upon assumptions regarding levels of competition, research, and development results, raw material markets, the markets in which the company operates, and stability of the regulatory environment. Any of these assumptions could prove inaccurate, and therefore there can be no assurance that the forward-looking information will prove to be accurate.
Orban / Circuit Research Labs, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets electronic audio processing, transmission encoding and noise reduction equipment for the worldwide radio, television, cable, Internet and professional audio markets. The Orban division manufactures and markets audio processing equipment, primarily using digital technology. Orban Europe is a worldwide leader in ISO/MPEG, audio, ISDN, satellite transmission, networking and storage.
More information is available at www.crlsystems.com and www.orban.com.