He has had tours in Engineering, IT and Business Development, and over the past two years I have been using Greg in the CTO capacity and as my personal technical advisor. Greg's advice and counsel have been critical in setting the technical direction of Sendmail.
Emeryville, Calif. (PRWEB) October 31, 2008
Sendmail, Inc., the leading provider of reliable and secure email and messaging infrastructures, today announced the promotion of Gregory Shapiro to Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.
In his tenure at Sendmail, Shapiro has held prominent roles in the engineering, information technology, and business development departments, each time bringing the highest level of expertise and leadership to projects. After four years of leading Sendmail's products in production, he returned to improving those solutions, first in the business development group researching and evaluating partner products for the Sendmail Message Processing Engine and most recently as the engineering group's chief architect.
"Greg has been with Sendmail from the start and has a very deep understanding of both our products and our customers' needs," said Donald J. Massaro, President and CEO of Sendmail, Inc. "He has had tours in Engineering, IT and Business Development, and over the past two years I have been using Greg in the CTO capacity and as my personal technical advisor. Greg's advice and counsel have been critical in setting the technical direction of Sendmail."
Prior to Sendmail, Shapiro began his professional career as a systems administrator for Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He graduated from WPI with a degree in Computer Science in 1992.
Shapiro is a FreeBSD committer, has served as program committee member for BSDCon 2002, and program chairman for BSDCon 2003. In addition, he has contributed to the past three editions of the O'Reilly sendmail book.
About Sendmail, Inc.:
Sendmail provides appliance-based products, applications and services that enable enterprises and government agencies to modernize their messaging infrastructures. Since 1982, thousands of commercial and open source customers around the globe have relied on Sendmail for a unified approach to the complex problems of policy-based message handling and routing. The company's comprehensive suite of applications addresses the challenges of gateway management, inbound threat protection, data leak prevention, email authentication and intra-company message management. These applications run on Sendmail's family of Sentrion® Message Processors, which are available in hard appliance, virtual appliance and blade server configurations. Sendmail is headquartered in Emeryville, CA with sales and support offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
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