Bethesda, MD. (PRWEB) February 07, 2012
KoolSpan, Inc., developer of the TrustChip® family of plug-in mobile security solutions, announced today the addition of two senior level hires to the growing organization.
Anne Sears joins KoolSpan as Vice President of Enterprise Sales. Sears has a wealth of sales experience within the IT industry and has an extensive background in new business development, forecasting, and operations management. As Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Sears will oversee the reseller relationships in North America, as well as manage the key customer relationships and participate in closing strategic opportunities.
KoolSpan also welcomes Glenn Schoonover as Senior Sales Engineer. A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Schoonover brings over 15 years of cyber security expertise to KoolSpan and will play a vital role in helping customers plan for and deploy KoolSpan technology. He will work across commercial and Federal accounts to help solidify and brand KoolSpan as a mobile security market leader.
“The addition of these talented professionals will provide KoolSpan with the expertise to expand the market of the TrustChip solution set and optimize our abilities,” said KoolSpan Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Francis Knott. “We anticipate Anne and Glenn to provide outstanding leadership, and play an important role in fulfilling our mission and supporting our growth.”
Sears brings over two decades of sales experience to KoolSpan, including positions with AT&T, Bell Atlantic, T Mobile, and Birch Communications. Her long track record of award winning leadership and quota overachievement in mobile sales will translate successfully into her new role of leading the Enterprise sales at KoolSpan.
Schoonover held impressive leadership positions prior to joining Koolspan including the first Chief of Network Security at the Pentagon, establishing a 24/7 Computer Emergency Operations Center and coordinating across all of the Department of Defense.
Additionally, Schoonover served as Senior Technical Architect at Microsoft, supporting Federal customers and defining and validating technical approaches to address the requirements of the Federal Government and Federal Government cross-agency interoperability.
Schoonover is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and retired combat veteran. He served in Operation Just Cause and Desert Storm and has received multiple commendations for his service including the Bronze Star and Meritorious Service Medal.
About KoolSpan, The TrustChip Company
KoolSpan is a leading innovator of industry-standard security processors optimized for the mobile market. Its TrustChip® mobile encryption engine is a critical component to mobile security solutions and has been tested and deployed in 38 countries worldwide. TrustChip secured solutions enable the protection of applications, operating systems and mobile devices; are FIPS 140-2 Validated, and deployed by government, enterprise and offered by leading wireless operators to protect sensitive communications. For more, visit http://www.koolspan.com.