FORT LAUDERDALE, FL– April 13, 2015 – VERT, leader in wearable sports technology, have named the co-founder of Acuspike, Jason Jones, as the Vice President of Sales.
Jones will create alliances with strategic partners as well as build and manage a national sales team. Jones main focus is company expansion as VERT continues to be an innovator in the growing wearable technology industry.
“I am thrilled that Jason will be joining the VERT team,” said Martin Matak, president and founder of VERT. “He shares our focus on innovation and understands that our goals can only be achieved with excellent people” said Matak.
Jones agrees that this is an amazing time for wearable technology and an executive position with VERT is the type of lifetime opportunity that you have to jump on. “VERT caught my attention last year when they debuted their first product at the AVCA convention in Seattle. I can’t wait to help contribute to the company’s continued success and leadership,” said Jones.
The VERT wearable jump monitor is the first sports wearable used during an NCAA event and transmits real-time data to coaches, viewers and broadcasters. During the 2015 CES, VERT unveiled a new fitness measurement with their Jump RateTM feature. This feature measures the athletes jump load during a specific time period. VERT units can calculate motion in all directions, and does so through a proprietary algorithm to measure vertical height. The device itself is unnoticeable to both observers and the user, but allows coaches to monitor player jumps in practices, games, tryouts and workouts. This results in a better experience for the athletes who know their risk of injury will be minimized.
VERT is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The company is focused on creating better experiences for sports and training. The VERT wearable jump monitor is used in all jump sports such as basketball, volleyball, BMX, skateboard and other health and fitness sports. For further information, please visit the company’s website at myvert.com
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