NanoLumens has appointed Tony Barton to the position of director of strategic partnerships, reporting directly to NanoLumens executive vice president Karen Robinson.
“Tony has the experience and industry contacts we need to help take our strategic partnership initiatives to the next level of success,” Robinson said. “He brings more than 35 years of accomplishments in the fields of digital signage, broadcast, and commercial AV to his new position at NanoLumens, experience that we believe will have an immediate impact on our channel program and federal systems initiatives.”
Barton comes to NanoLumens from Christie Digital Systems, where he served as senior director of sales since 2002, with responsibility for overseeing fixed installation, location-based entertainment, rental and staging, home entertainment, distribution, and consultant initiatives. Before this, he served as director of sales at Panasonic Broadcast Systems, overseeing the distribution sales channel, industrial video sales channel, U.S pro AV dealer sales channel, broadcasting networks, and industrial AV.
Barton’s extensive background includes the integration of reseller sales partners and distribution channels, as well as building consultant networks throughout the Americas.
“I’m thrilled to be joning NanoLumens at this very exciting inflection point in the company¹s history,” Barton said. “I look forward to working with the entire NanoLumens team in developing the kind of strategic partner relationships that will drive LED technology in the global marketplace.”
Barton is a graduate of the University of South Alabama, where he was awarded a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and management in 1979. He lives in Alpharetta, GA with his wife, Becky.