Currently the Global Sales Director for GestureTek Inc., the world leader in computer vision control technology, Erol Vekil has extensive management and business development experience with both start-ups and established organizations in North America, Europe, Middle East and South America. Erol has managed multi-million dollar companies and divisions in consumer electronics (Thomson Multimedia), computers (OEM- Toshiba) and enterprise software (Sage-Datamedia), and has partnered with multinationals, including Sony, Panasonic, Pace Digital, Sage, IBM, Thomson, Toshiba, Microsoft, Intel and Psion, for regional business development. In addition to a B.S degree in civil engineering, Erol participated in a two-year ‘on the job training’ course through consultants associated with the IMD business and management program.
GestureTek is the inventor, pioneer and key patent holder in video gesture control technology for presentation, information and entertainment systems. With patented single camera, multiple camera and 3D-vision solutions, GestureTek’s gesture recognition systems lets people use hand and body motions to control computer content on an interactive display and camera-enabled device. The company has delivered more than 4,000 interactive solutions for location-based entertainment facilities, public spaces, corporate locations, retail stores, hospitality venues, device manufacturers and game developers. Selected customers and licensees include Panasonic, Samsung, Sanyo, Sony, Nokia, IBM and Microsoft. Learn more at www.gesturetek.com