NxSystems Names Hospitality Industry Veteran Christopher Sophinos as CEO
Los Angeles, CA - January 4, 2011 -- NxSystems, LLC, a Pivotal Group portfolio company and the leading provider of IP Based Entertainment and Services Delivery Platforms to the global Hospitality industry announced today that it has appointed Christopher Sophinos as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Sophinos will expand the mission of NxSystems by adding innovative content and unique services for both guests and hoteliers. The company's NXTV IP platforms offer groundbreaking potential to derive revenue from information and entertainment hungry travelers. Additionally, NXTV hospitality customers will be able to harness its technology as a tool to reduce operating costs. Unlike other providers who deliver one service for all brands, NxSystems delivers a fully customized and highly personalized solution for each hotel brand.
"I look forward to delivering fresh, powerful applications for our hoteliers that advance guest satisfaction to an unprecedented level and promotes our hotel partner's unique attributes, creating a true win-win relationship," said Mr. Sophinos.
Francis Najafi, CEO of Pivotal Group, stated, "Christopher has a proven track record of performance as a leader in technology and hospitality businesses. We believe Chris' talents combined with NxSytems' product offerings will generate significant value for our customers, hotels, and investors."
Hooman Honary, President and CTO of NxSystems offered his support for Mr. Sophinos, "The addition of Chris brings an industry veteran to oversee the opportunities that NxSystems is poised to achieve. I look forward to working with Chris to harness the potential of NxSystems' innovative product offerings and services."
Christopher Sophinos previously served as President and CEO of industry innovator On Command Corporation and was CEO and Vice Chairman of SuiteLinq, Inc. He has also served as President of Liberty Satellite and Technology, Primestar by TCI, and Midwest CATV. Mr. Sophinos has both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration, and is a Certified Practioner in Inventory Management (CPIM). He is a two time winner of the J.D. Power Award for Excellence in Customer Service during his tenure at Primestar.
About NxSystems, LLC
NxSystems is headquartered in Torrance, California. Through its NxTV platform, NxSystems delivers a full suite of digital IP-based in-room entertainment services, including High Definition Video on Demand (HD VOD) and IPTV Free-to-Guest content, wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, as well as a customized guest interface. Clients include the world's most prestigious hotel brands, including Four Seasons, Peninsula, W Hotels, St. Regis, MGM Grand, Le Meridien and Hyatt. NxSystems has offices and customers in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Jo Ann Meler, NxSystems
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