Pat Nola is the CEO and president of Sorenson Communications. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, and for managing all departments including sales and marketing, development and VRS Interpreting. Previously, Mr. Nola held the position of COO and was instrumental in guiding the growth of the Sorenson Video Relay Service from its beginnings in 2003. Mr. Nola also served as the vice president of Sales and Marketing where he built key OEM partnerships and launched the first consumer-based videophone into the marketplace. Prior to joining Sorenson, Mr. Nola held various management and sales positions at General Electric within the Medical Systems Division. He then joined Evans & Sutherland as a marketing executive overseeing sales for the Industrial Design Software group and then the 3D Personal Graphics group. Mr. Nola also led Engineering Animation Inc.’s (“EAI”) marketing and business development efforts for visual collaboration, providing the company with strong revenue growth and making EAI the recognized industry-leading engineering visualization solution, prior to the company’s acquisition by Unigraphics (a former General Motors subsidiary).