Onapsis Appoints Jake Simpson as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales

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Former DVP and General Manager of PTCs Application Lifecycle Management Business Segment Brings Extensive Sales and Business Strategy Experience

In addition to increased cyber-attacks on enterprise business applications there is a mounting demand for companies to obtain the best expertise in SAP cyber-security strategies and rapid response procedures.

Onapsis, the global experts in business-critical application security and SAP cyber-security solutions, has appointed Jake Simpson as Executive Vice President (EVP) of Worldwide Sales. Simpson will be responsible for leading the global sales and go-to-market strategy, and building on Onapsis’ market leadership in key vertical segments such as retail, oil & gas/energy, pharmaceutical and manufacturing.

“In addition to increased cyber-attacks on enterprise business applications there is a mounting demand for companies to obtain the best expertise in SAP cyber-security strategies and rapid response procedures. Jake’s experience, vision and expertise in securing strategic clientele will make him the perfect fit for Onapsis. Our company will greatly benefit from having him contribute to our long term growth as we continue to transform how organizations protect their business-critical applications,” said Mariano Nunez, CEO and co-Founder of Onapsis.

Simpson joins Onapsis from PTC, where he was Divisional Vice President (DVP) of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and was responsible for managing 300+ employees while leading the ALM segment strategy, and improving annual revenue growth. He was also responsible for serving as the executive business sponsor for the acquisition of Atego. Previous positions include Senior Vice President of the Mathcad Business Unit, as well as five years as Vice President of Global Sales – Retail and Consumer.

“This is an exciting time to be part of a rapidly growing sector in the cyber-security market,” said Simpson. “Organizations are continuing to enhance their security and compliance strategies to include business-critical applications. These applications, such as SAP, are the back-bone of how companies run critical processes such as operations, supply chain, finance, customer relations and human resource management. Onapsis is the only company that provides the required level of depth and expertise to SAP cyber-security. I look forward to contributing to the hyper-growth of the company.”

About Onapsis
Onapsis provides the most comprehensive solutions for securing business-critical applications. As the leading experts in SAP cyber-security, Onapsis’ enables security and audit teams to have visibility, confidence and control of advanced threats, cyber-risks and compliance gaps targeting their enterprise applications.

Headquartered in Boston, MA., Onapsis serves over 160 Global 2000 customers, including 10 top retailers, 20 top energy firms and 20 top manufacturers. Onapsis’ solutions are also the de-facto standard for leading consulting and audit firms such as Accenture, IBM, Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG and PwC.

Onapsis solutions include the Onapsis Security Platform, which is the most widely-used SAP-certified cyber-security solution in the market. Unlike generic security products, Onapsis’ context-aware solutions deliver both preventative vulnerability and compliance controls, as well as real-time detection and incident response capabilities to reduce risks affecting critical business processes and data. Through open interfaces, the platform can be integrated with leading SIEM, GRC and network security products, seamlessly incorporating SAP applications into existing vulnerability, risk and incident response management programs.

These solutions are powered by the Onapsis Research Labs which continuously provide leading intelligence on security threats affecting SAP systems. Experts of the Onapsis Research Labs were the first to lecture on SAP cyber-attacks and have uncovered and helped fix hundreds of security vulnerabilities to-date affecting SAP Business Suite, SAP HANA and SAP Mobile deployments.

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