06/01/2011 13:00:00

NxSystems Names Hospitality Industry Veteran Christopher Sophinos as CEO

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,” Mr. Sophinos said.

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


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.


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




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