PureHD’s primary focus is to revolutionize the North American hotel guest room high-definition television and streaming experience with a team of experienced hotel professionals through the delivery of robust, flexible, manageable, and cost effective 100% High-Definition solutions to the hospitality and commercial marketplace.
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PureHD has assembled a team of experienced hospitality and technology professionals with a diverse set of backgrounds that complement each other to enable a holistic view of the marketplace and the technology platform PureHD delivers.
Founder & President
Tom is the founder and President of PureHD Inc., a corporation that provides 100% HDTV solutions to the hospitality, university and health care industry. PureHD provides services in the United States and Canada through DISH Network and cable partnerships. Tom is responsible for day to day strategic, operational and financial items at PureHD.
Tom formerly was the Vice President of North American Sales at Guest-Tek. He managed a team of staff of 19 sales executives, engineers and support staff and participated in the video technology development strategy, Hollywood studio relationships, as well as, Internet product strategy. Under Tom’s direction, Guest-Tek exceeded sales targets consistently and took a global technology and mind-share lead in the converged solutions of video, voice, and data for the hospitality market.
Tom joined Guest-Tek in January 2005 after three years with General Dynamics Interactive (GDI) as its Director of Strategic Alliances. At GDI, Tom was the top sales and business development executive. He facilitated the development of the first high-definition IP-VOD solution in the hotel marketplace which was deployed in November 2003 at the Mandarin Oriental New York City and subsequently in the Wynn Las Vegas Resort. Prior to GDI, Tom was the Vice President of Sales and Corporate Development at NXTV where he led the sales team and established long-term deals with the Four Seasons and St. Regis hotel brands.
Tom holds an M.B.A. in Strategy & Marketing from the Anderson School at U.C.L.A. and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with honors from Tufts University.
Vice President of Operations
Brad’s main focus is on generating a first in class Free to Guest operational unit. He is responsible for product inventories, installations, service quality assurance and client satisfaction. Mr. Adams joined the company in June 2009 after serving as Manager of the Free to Guest business unit at Guest-Tek Interactive Entertainment.
Mr. Adams brings a track record of more than two decades of building high performance teams and business units focused on the very satisfied customer initiative. While at Guest-Tek, Mr. Adams oversaw the operational development of the Free to Guest business unit while establishing many professional relationships with installation companies all across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Prior to joing Guest-Tek, Mr. Adams spent eight years with LodgeNet (NASD:LNET) writing technical documents for two years and then acting as Senior Technical Trainer responsible for developing and delivering curriculum to approximately 500 service employees and sub-contractors. He also spent fourteen years at Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) holding various technical and non-technical sales and service positions including Customer Service Engineer, Regional Technical Trainer, Field Service Manager and Director of Field Service.
Mr. Adams attended the University of Minnesota, University of Sioux Falls and South Dakota State University.