InPlay Taps Potter as New President and COO

InPlay Technologies, makers of pen and touch-based digitizer solutions, has announced Van Potter as their new President and COO.

Press Release:


InPlay Technologies (NASDAQ: NPLA), a developer of innovative human interface devices for electronic products, announced that it has appointed Van Potter President and Chief Operating Officer.

““Van is a results-oriented executive with a strong track record in global business development and operations management. I am confident that he will be a tremendous asset to our leadership team,” said Steve Hanson, chairman and CEO, InPlay.

““InPlay has made great progress in the last year advancing its technology platform, building a network of partners and growing the customer pipeline. I am pleased to join the team and help execute on the growth opportunities in front of us,” Potter said.

Potter, 50, joins InPlay from Pixtronix, where he was vice president, business development for the emerging provider of portable display technologies. Previously, Potter was senior vice president of marketing for International DisplayWorks, which had acquired Three-Five Systems small form-factor display business. From 2002 to 2005, he held senior management positions with Three-Five, including senior vice president, electronic manufacturing services; senior vice president, business groups and heading up the Display Products division. From 1994 to 2002, Potter held management, marketing and new business development posts at Rogers Corp. and Durel Corp.

Potter holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Northeastern University and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University.


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