Viju announces new senior management appointment in Americas

Viju, the global visual communications and collaboration specialist, today announced that John Lubarsky has been named EVP Sales & Marketing – Americas, with immediate effect. In this role Lubarsky will be responsible for providing sales and market leadership across the Americas as well as serve on the board of directors for Viju, Inc. Based in the New York Metro area, he will report to Jim de Poortere, CEO, Viju, Inc.

Lubarsky joins Viju as a 30+ year veteran of the high technology communications industry including Digital Equipment Corp., SynOptics/Bay Networks, TANDBERG, Avaya and multiple successful start-up companies including CacheFlow Berkeley Networks and LiveProcess. A common result from Lubarsky’s many leadership roles was to build highly motivated teams who work closely with clients to successfully leverage technology solutions. This included focused roles within Healthcare, Finance, Pharmaceuticals, Utility and Telecoms.

At TANDBERG, John was Vice President of Sales – Americas, which included seven regional teams based across the U.S., Canada and South America. Under his leadership TANDBERG achieved high growth and resulted in significant market share gains including a global leadership position.

Commenting on the appointment, CEO, Jim de Poortere said: “Not only will John’s leadership and business acumen strengthen our senior management team, but his broad industry experience coupled with his depth of knowledge in visual communications will assist our clients to collaboratively communicate across the campus, the country and the world. Along with the other recent appointments to Viju’s global team, the group remains confident that our commitment to service excellence will support our ambitious growth and profitability targets.”

Lubarsky will apply his strategic sales knowledge, business savvy and industry experience in data network communications, video and unified collaborations with a keen focus toward growing Viju’s footprint in the America’s.


Viju is a Cisco Premier Certified Partner, specialising in Advanced Unified Communications and a Cisco TelePresence Video Master Authorised Technology Provider (ATP) partner.

For further information:

Odd Sverre Østlie, President/CEO, Viju Group

Jim de Poortere, CEO, Viju, Inc.

John Lubarsky, SVP Sales & Marketing – Americas, Viju, Inc.