“I look forward to applying my experience to expand MDS’ partner community and ensure that the channel is empowered to serve the growing cyber security needs of the small business owner," said Rick Green, Executive Vice President of Channel Sales, MDS.
Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) January 08, 2015
My Digital Shield (MDS), a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) for small businesses, today announced Rick Green has joined its expanding executive team as Executive Vice President of Channel Sales. Green will be tasked with furthering the company’s growth throughout the channel and ensuring that existing partners are active and well-positioned to sell MDS’ much-needed security technology to the customer base.
With more than 30 years in the networking industry, Green brings a wealth of industry knowledge and channel experience to MDS. Throughout his career, he has held various positions in technical, marketing and sales management with companies such as Nortel Networks, Lucent, Alcatel, N. E. T. and General Electric. In his previous role as Vice President of Sales at Voice Carrier, a VoIP reseller, he developed and grew a reseller program that reached a peak of $2.5M in sales within two years.
“My Digital Shield offers a unique product to an underserved market at a highly competitive price point,” said Rick Green, Executive Vice President of Channel Sales at My Digital Shield. “I look forward to applying my experience to expand MDS’ partner community and ensure that the channel is empowered to serve the growing cyber security needs of the small business owner.”
Prior to his time at Voice Carrier, Green served as Vice President of Sales and General Manager for various VARs, including Solunet Inc. and Vigilar. These experiences gave him a solid understanding of the partner side of the business, and he successfully expanded partner relationships with several key vendors such as Juniper Networks, Cisco, Foundry and MRV.
A graduate of Heald College, Green has consistently proven himself to be a top performer in his various roles and has received numerous awards for sales performance and management including multiple President’s Club honors, reserved only for the top one percent of sales performers.
“We are thrilled to have Rick come on board, given his extensive background in both sales and management,” said Andrew Bagrin, founder and CEO of My Digital Shield. “The demand for cyber security solutions continues to become a priority for business owners and individuals alike, making now an opportune time for MDS to focus on growing our relationship among channel partners.”
About My Digital Shield:
My Digital Shield (MDS) is a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) that delivers enterprise-level security technology to small businesses. Based on industry-leading unified threat management (UTM) technology, MDS’ customizable cloud-based security solution offers continual protection against cyber threats and intrusion at an affordable price. With no bandwidth pollution, the SECaaS delivery model ensures that the latest virus definitions and threat updates are in use for continual threat assessment. Founded in 2013, MDS serves numerous managed service providers (MSPs) and small businesses in various industries including retail, restaurants, hospitality, and professional services. To learn more, visit http://www.mydigitalshield.com or follow on Twitter @MyDigitalShield.