On2 Names Two VPs


On2 Technologies, a New York-based provider of video-compression software and services, announced two executive appointments Monday: Samrat Vasisht as vice president of marketing and Matthew Byrne as senior VP of mobile sales.

Vasisht has worked in marketing roles at various technology companies including RealNetworks, Motorola, Aura Communications and Bose. He was also the founder and president of Saral Networks, a network- and security-configuration software startup.

Byrne -- who will handle On2's mobile sales to carriers, handset makers and mobile-content providers -- previously worked for On2 from 2000-03 as executive VP of sales.