Utah-based Lyfe Communications, Inc. is a technology leader in the development of next generation media services integrating television, high-speed internet and enhanced voice services for delivery over IP. The company announced today that Lyfe co-founder Greg Smith has been appointed chief executive officer. He has over 17 years of technology and product development experience in digital media technology businesses.

Before joining Lyfe Communications, Mr. Smith served as chief technology officer at DG FastChannel. Prior to that, he was chief technology officer at Move Networks, the world leader in adaptive streaming video technologies. In addition, Mr. Smith also served as senior product manager & director of technologies at Edgix and was part of the business development and product teams at PanAmSat and Space Systems/Loral.

Mr. Smith also served as vice-president of technologies and products and vice-president of sales at All Media Gate, the leading business-to-business provider of descriptive entertainment metadata, media recognition and recommendation technologies, and the web’s most popular consumer research sites for music and movie data.

The change in leadership at Lyfe Communications comes on the heels of important technology platform development milestones for the company. It has developed the technologies required for new media services and will be delivering these services in 2011. With Mr. Smith’s extensive technology background and experience in next generation entertainment and communications platforms, Lfye feels he is a perfect fit.

For more information about Lyfe Communications, please visit the company’s website at www.connectedlyfe.com