NCompass Labs Inc. announced the opening of its U.S. center of operations in Silicon Valley. The company’s newly appointed vice president of sales, Chris Sterbenc, will be responsible for all operations at NCompass Labs USA, which is headquartered at 2155 South Bascom Avenue, Suite 210, Campbell, Calif. Also new to NCompass Labs USA is Stan Shull, the company’s vice president of business development. Previously, Sterbenc was the vice president of sales for Rainmaker Systems, a business process outsource company for large software publishers. Prior to Rainmaker Systems, Sterbenc managed the reseller channel at Edify Corporation, a provider of intelligent software agents for the Web. Prior to joining NCompass Labs, Shull was the director of business development at Boeing Enterprises, the investment arm of The Boeing Company.