Public Sector Video Technology Veteran, Andy Vaughan, Joins VITEC to Lead ISR and Mission Systems Operations

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ATLANTA – Nov. 18, 2020 -- VITEC, a worldwide leader in IP video streaming and video encoding, today announced that industry veteran Andy Vaughan has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development for the company’s Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) & Mission Systems operations.

“The armed services and intelligence communities have long recognized the importance of having the latest video capture and distribution technologies to elevate situational awareness,” said Mark D’Addio, Senior Vice President of Americas at VITEC. “Andy brings decades of experience and expertise leveraging video technology to support mission critical objectives to protect our nation and our allies. He will greatly enhance VITEC’s presence in the market as we develop new solutions to address the challenges faced by those charged with keeping us safe.”

Vaughan began his career in the U.S. Air Force as a network engineer. He has continued to support the national security community in the private sector at companies like VBrick Systems and Sonic Foundry. He recently served as SVP of U.S. Federal & Global ISR with Haivision. Vaughan brings a proven track record of success developing end-to-end video solutions for mission-critical systems. Based in the Washington, DC area, Vaughan holds an electrical engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University.

“The VITEC leadership team has made a major commitment to supporting the needs of our armed forces and intelligence customers with the most innovative and reliable technologies for capturing and disseminating full motion video,” said Vaughan. “I am looking forward to working with the VITEC team to provide our analysts and operators with tools that generate the best insights for making effective tactical and strategic decisions.”

To learn more about how VITEC is leveraging the latest innovations in video streaming and encoding technologies to support military and intelligence agencies, visit:


VITEC is a leading worldwide end-to-end video streaming solutions provider for broadcast, military and government, corporate, sports and entertainment venues. Combining broadcasting with live streaming capabilities, VITEC’s H.265 (HEVC) and H.264 offering is the most extensive in the market with encoding and decoding appliances, IPTV solutions for desktops and mobile devices, and PCI cards with SDK for integration projects. VITEC's intuitive digital video solutions can be tailored to each customer's unique market needs, delivering easy-to-use technology that ensures high-quality, low-latency HD video, capturing live and recorded events for seamless distribution in a multitude of formats anytime, anywhere, to any device.

Since 1988, VITEC has been a pioneer in the design and manufacture of hardware and software for video encoding, decoding, transcoding, recording, conversion, archiving, and streaming over IP. In keeping with the company’s tradition of innovation, VITEC is the first company to bring bandwidth-efficient HEVC compression technology into the field with portable streaming appliances.

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