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Vitessa Corporation , provider of the Vitessa Merchant Exchange ( VMX ) , the most powerful ecommerce network of suppliers , services , and infrastructure , today announced that Myra Peterson has joined Vitessa as Director of Northeast Sales Operations.In this role , Myra will be responsible for negotiating key strategic contracts and bringing new customers to Vitessa.
As Director of Northeast Sales Operations , Myra
brings more than 16 years experience building and leading highly successful technology companies.Myra last worked for Urban Box Office Network , Inc. ( UBO ) as the Senior_Vice_President of Ecommerce , where she trained and managed a team responsible for generating over $ 4 million through ecommerce , advertising , and sponsorship opportunities
.Prior_to that , Myra
founded three profitable , technology-based companies that generated in excess of $ 1 million per year with clients such_as Silicon_Graphics
, Industrial Light and Magic , and the Department of Defense.Myra
has_been featured in a variety of national print media including Ebony , BET Weekender , Black Enterprise , and the Richmond Times Newspaper.Additionally , Myra
has_been a noted speaker at numerous events including the Home Box Office ( HBO ) Entertainment Summit , America's Black Forum , Silicon_Graphics Technology Conference , Acapulco Film Festival , and the National Urban League Conference.Myra holds a BS from the University of California at Davis
is the leading provider of outsourced ecommerce solutions enabling high traffic , content-rich , Global 2000 branded sites to sell products directly to their audiences.Vitessa solutions are built on Vitessa's proven ecommerce infrastructure that combines a world-class transaction-processing engine , a dynamic supplier integrated virtual supply chain enabling virtual consignment , and the patent-pending Vitessa Internet Product Code ( VIPC ) providing distributed commerce wherever HTML is supported.Vitessa
is a privately held company headquartered in Seattle with regional sales offices nationwide.Investors include Media Technology Ventures , GE Equity , AT&T Broadband , Bowman Capital Management , Neo Carta Ventures , and Vignette Corporation
( NASDAQ : VIGN ) .