Ottawa, ON and Reston, VA (PRWEB) February 7, 2006
Third Brigade, Inc., a provider of Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), today announced the appointment of Carlos Gonzalez as Vice President, Sales, The Americas. Gonzalez brings to Third Brigade a proven track record of building successful, high growth sales teams for leading IT security companies, and will help Third Brigade address the growing demand for Deep Security, its intrusion prevention system.
“Third Brigade is experiencing strong traction in the market, particularly in the US, Canada and Latin America,” said Wael Mohamed, President and Chief Executive Officer of Third Brigade. “With his strong understanding of customer requirements, and extensive experience in developing and managing sales channels in the Americas, Carlos is an excellent addition to the Third Brigade team.”
Mr. Gonzalez has more than 15 years of high-tech experience in the areas of domestic and international sales, business development and customer service. At Third Brigade, Gonzalez will expand the company’s sales channels, work closely with business partners, and build and maintain customer relationships.
“Third Brigade’s practical approach to protecting mission critical hosts, sensitive data and applications from hackers that exploit software vulnerabilities is very attractive to organizations in a broad range of industries,” said Carlos Gonzalez, Vice President, Sales, The Americas, of Third Brigade. “With our team of IT security leaders, the recent completion of venture funding, and now three sales offices in the US -- Reston, Miami and San Francisco -- Third Brigade is well positioned to serve the needs of this market through its expanding sales channel.”
Prior to joining Third Brigade, Gonzalez served as regional Vice President, Sales for Thor Technologies, an Identity and Access Management company, which was acquired by Oracle Corporation in November of 2005. Before that, he was Vice President, Sales for ZixCorp, which provides secure messaging solutions to the healthcare and financial sectors. At Entrust Technologies, Gonzalez was the Vice President, Sales for Latin America. Gonzalez began his sales career with Cabletron Systems, a networking company, where he spent eight years in various sales and management positions.
About Third Brigade
Third Brigade provides Host Intrusion Prevention Systems (HIPS) to health care, government, telecommunications, financial services and other organizations that need to implement security best practices as part of a defense-in-depth strategy. Third Brigade Deep Security gives organizations greater control of their business by stopping attacks before they impact hosts, helping ensure compliance with industry and government regulations, and corporate policies, and by maximizing the performance of an organization’s people, processes and hosts. Unlike others, Third Brigade provides an innovative approach, a positive security model, proactive defense, and a powerful administrative platform.
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