Bill Sweeney joins Vislink as MilGov managing director
On January 2, Mt. Olive, NJ-based Vislink Technologies, Inc., a company that focuses on the capture, delivery, and management of high quality, live video and associated data in the media and entertainment, law enforcement, and defense markets, announced the appointment of Bill Sweeney as the managing director of its MilGov business. His appointment is a strategic move following Vislink’s acquisition of Broadcast Microwave Services (BMS) assets in September 2023.
Sweeney is an esteemed leader in the Airborne Video Downlink Systems (AVDS) industry, and he joins Vislink with over a decade of experience in roles that transformed Troll Systems Corporations and Broadcast Microwave Services. His contributions at these companies were instrumental in establishing significant domestic and international client relationships, leading to notable business successes. His expertise in building high-performance sales teams has been pivotal in driving revenue growth.
Before his tenure at Troll Systems Corporations and Broadcast Microwave Services, Sweeney held various sales positions at Tilera, Axiom Microdevices, REMEC, and Cisco Systems. He is an alumnus of San Diego State University, holding a bachelor of arts in economics.
Mickey Miller, CEO of Vislink, stated, “Bill’s deep understanding of the AVDS market and his impressive sales leadership skills fit perfectly with our strategic vision for the MilGov segment, which is central to Vislink’s growth. Bill’s role will be critical in integrating our existing services with the newly acquired BMS capabilities, enhancing our offerings in the military and public safety markets and further cementing Vislink’s position in the dynamic AVDS market.”
Sweeney added, “I am honored to join Vislink and contribute to the company’s growth, especially following a year of momentum and promising wins within its core MilGov segment, including the recent transformative acquisition of BMS assets. I am eager to leverage my experience in the AVDS market to drive forward our strategic objectives and accelerate Vislink’s emergence as a force in this expanding market.”
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