Movie player maker Kaleidescape has hired Craig Sholder as chief revenue officer.
He is responsible for worldwide sales and customer support, executing strategic plans and collaborating with cross-functional teams, partners, dealers and representative firms.
“Craig brings more than 25 years of experience scaling and transforming entertainment technology businesses globally,” said Tayloe Stansbury, CEO of Kaleidescape, in a statement. “Craig arrives at a critical time for Kaleidescape as we look to strengthening long-term customer, dealer, and integrator relationships that will lead to increased customer and revenue growth.”
“I’ve always admired Kaleidescape’s innovation and product offerings and its ability to deliver a state-of-the-art cinema experience to a private cinema environment,” Sholder said in a statement. “As a home theater enthusiast with a passion for movies and creative digital content, I am excited to work with Kaleidescape’s very talented team in helping others discover and enjoy these products.”
Prior to joining Kaleidescape, Sholder was CEO and strategic advisor at WiVu, where he helped increase revenue by partnering with hospitality venues and driving new customer engagement with the Web-based software platform. As VP of business development at Transformation Entertainment Group, he started a profitable media, entertainment and technology distribution business. Sholder also served more than two decades at Christie Digital Systems U.S.A., a solutions provider of digital display technologies, on its executive leadership team.