Solomon T. Langley, Jr.
General Manager, Simplay Labs, LLC
Solomon T. Langely is responsible for leading the worldwide presence for Simplay Labs, LLC.
With more than 20 years of experience leading customer and training support organizations. Langley oversees the worldwide Simplay Labs testing centers and development programs to ensure interoperability and compatibility between CE manufacturers and DVI, HDCP, HDMI, MHL, WiHD and WiSA standards.
Prior to joining Simplay Labs, Langley served as the senior director of global customer satisfaction of Silicon Image, the leader of HD connectivity solution provider.
Before Silicon Image, he was the director of customer support and training for Echelon, the leading provider of energy control networking applications. Langley also held various technical and management positions at Amdahl Corporation, now Fujitsu, a leading provider of mainframe computers and storage systems.
Langley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the DeVry Institute of Technology.
Director of Operations, Simplay Labs, LLC
As Director of Operations of Simplay Labs, LLC, Damon Vanderhorst is responsible for worldwide operations and purchasing as well as oversees six global HDMI/MHL Authorized Test Centers (ATCs) in China, Taiwan, Korea and California, which are operated by Silicon Image, a Lattice Semiconductor company. Vanderhorst brings more than 25 years of executive level customer support management experience to Simplay.
Prior to joining Simplay, Vanderhorst spent eight years at Sun Microsystems, where he held several senior support services management positions, most recently as strategic account executive responsible for Oracle and Saleforce.com.
Vanderhorst began his career at Amdahl Corporation where he served for 15 years in various roles in Manufacturing, Marketing and Customer Support. Following his tenure at Amdahl, Vanderhorst spent several years at Visa USA as vice president of marketing support services.
Vanderhorst received an MBA degree from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor’s degree in Management from San Jose State University.