OLD BRIDGE, N.J. — Jan. 21, 2014 — Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT:BDR) today announced that it has appointed Donald Young as business development manager. In his new role, Young will be responsible for developing and implementing growth opportunities for the company’s next-generation digital video solutions and other product lines based upon customer and market feedback.
“We’re excited to welcome Donald Young to the Blonder Tongue management team. Donald is an accomplished systems engineer with extensive experience in cable/telecom video architecture, systems design, program management, and pre- and post-sales customer support,” said Emily Nikoo, executive vice president of Blonder Tongue. “Donald’s proven ability to increase customer satisfaction by driving internal processes and solutions, as well as influence key stakeholders within the industry, will be instrumental in expanding Blonder Tongue’s market reach and revenue streams.”
Prior to joining Blonder Tongue, Young worked for Cisco Systems as a technical advisor, supporting the company’s video processing platforms including encoding, transcoding, digital ad insertion, adaptive bit-rate streaming, and encapsulation. He has more than 19 years of experience and a Bachelor of Science in business management from Shorter University.
“Blonder Tongue offers an unmatched quality, reliability, and engineering expertise for a wide range of markets, including broadcast, education, enterprise, healthcare, hospitality, and government,” said Young. “I look forward to exploring growth areas in these markets as well as additional opportunities outside the context of Blonder Tongue’s current business structure.”
More information on Blonder Tongue and its products is available at http://www.blondertongue.com.