Nicholas, Charles and Dennis each possess rich experience in building global teams and strategies for developing innovative technologies. With their leadership and contributions, we are now well positioned to greatly accelerate our growth in EMEA, Australia and other emerging geographic markets
BOULDER, Colo. (PRWEB) February 13, 2008
"Nicholas, Charles and Dennis each possess rich experience in building global teams and strategies for developing innovative technologies. With their leadership and contributions, we are now well positioned to greatly accelerate our growth in EMEA, Australia and other emerging geographic markets," said Peter Watkins, CEO, Webroot.
As Managing Director, EMEA, Banks is responsible for driving the overall business strategy, sales, marketing and channel management for Webroot's growing consumer and enterprise units in these geographies. Banks joined Webroot from 2Wire, a provider of global telecom carriers, where he drove the rapid growth of 2Wire's European business and expansion. Banks' extensive background in EMEA business development, security and technology also includes strategic roles with WatchGuard Technologies, CyberGuard, Computer Associates and Olivetti.
Heunemann will lead Webroot's efforts to establish operations and capitalize on market opportunities in Australia. As Managing Director, Heunemann will oversee the company's sales, marketing and channel management strategies in this new territory. With over 25 years of experience in the IT sector including 10 years in IT security, Heunemann was most recently managing director, Asia Pacific, for Email Systems, which merged with Webroot in November 2007. Heunemann previously co-founded and served as Senior Vice President of Asia Pacific operations for SurfControl.
Stoltenberg is responsible for leading Webroot's global human resources team and implementing programs across multiple geographies to support the company's continued growth. Stoltenberg brings to the company more than 20 years of human resources and organizational development experience. He most recently oversaw worldwide human resources operations for Quark Inc., a leading desktop and enterprise software company. Stoltenberg's previous leadership experience includes roles with GE Access (now part of Avnet Technology Solutions), Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Colorado, New Mexico and Nevada, and Training Impact, Inc. He will be based out of the company's global headquarters in Boulder, CO.
Webroot also recently announced it has named former Postini CEO Quentin Gallivan to its Board of Directors as part of the company's efforts to expand globally and reinforce its position in the security Software-as-a-Service market. As CEO, Gallivan built Postini into a SaaS powerhouse, with over 35,000 companies using its service globally.
Webroot Software, Inc. provides industry leading security software for consumers, enterprises and small and medium businesses worldwide. The Boulder, Colorado based company is privately held and backed by some of the industry's leading venture capital firms, including Technology Crossover Ventures, Accel Partners and Mayfield. Webroot recently entered the Software as a Service market and will now offer a comprehensive range of web-based email management and protection services. Webroot products consistently receive top review ratings by respected third-party outlets and have been adopted by millions globally. Webroot products can be found at http://www.webroot.com and on the shelves of leading retailers worldwide. To find out more visit http://www.webroot.com or call 1-800-772-9383.
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