CipherCloud Expands Management Team with New Sales and Marketing Executives
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan 03, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --
leader in Cloud Information Protection, announced two new members
to its executive leadership team. Travis Patterson, who recently
served as Marble Cloud's senior vice president of Sales and
Support, joins as senior vice president of Worldwide Sales. Paige
Leidig joins as CipherCloud's first chief marketing officer, coming
from SAP where he served as global vice president, Office of the
CEO. Both executives report directly to CipherCloud's CEO and
founder, Pravin Kothari.
Patterson brings to CipherCloud nearly two decades of experience
in driving rapid sales growth in the software industry. In addition
to his most recent work at Marble Cloud, he led the America's
Software & Solutions Strategic Accounts organization at HP, and
held senior sales management positions with Opsware and Parametric
Technology Corporation. He has consistently demonstrated his
ability to steer complex sales organizations and to launch new
business strategies for both large and small companies. Patterson
joined CipherCloud due to the rapid success of the many large
customer go-lives and the breadth of the company's portfolio of
Cloud Information Protection solutions that strongly position the
company for hyper growth.
"As companies increasingly move to the cloud they want a cloud
security partner focused on protecting their information
everywhere, which is why CipherCloud is the fastest growing Cloud
Information Protection provider in the world," Patterson said.
"With more than 1.2 million users and more than 100 million
customer records protected around the globe, CipherCloud has
demonstrated amazing success for a young company. Moving forward,
we will continue to focus on customer success and rapid growth. I'm
eager to be joining the team leading the charge."
Leidig has 20 years of experience in developing marketing
strategies and leading global growth for technology companies.
Prior to his new role, he held executive roles at SAP where he
drove the introduction of a broad portfolio of cloud applications
designed for the business user and introduced market changing xApps
solutions to the enterprise. He also previously held senior
marketing roles at Ariba, Elance, and E*Trade. Leidig is a seasoned
marketing executive with experience in bringing innovative products
to market and driving rapid customer adoption.
"CipherCloud is pioneering one of the most fundamental shifts in
technology taking place today, and has proven it can innovate,
drive customer adoption and lead in the Cloud Information
Protection marketplace. They have created a game-changing portfolio
of solutions that are enabling companies to rapidly and safely move
to the cloud by solving the most challenging problems of
information protection," Leidig said. "I'm excited to lead
CipherCloud's marketing organization as it continues its rapid
growth and delivers innovative new solutions to market."
"We're delighted to have these two industry veterans
spearheading CipherCloud's next marketing and sales innovations,"
said CipherCloud Founder and CEO Pravin Kothari. "Their drive and
expertise will help us to accelerate our already fast momentum,
continue to exceed the expectations of our customers and take the
company to new heights."
CipherCloud, the leader in cloud information protection,
provides cloud encryption and tokenization gateways to enable
organizations to securely adopt cloud applications by eliminating
concerns about data privacy, residency, security, and regulatory
compliance. CipherCloud's groundbreakinggateway encrypts sensitive
information in real time, before it's sent to the cloud, using
operations-preserving encryption and tokenization technology
without impacting usability or the application in any way.
The CipherCloud product portfolio supports popular cloud
applications out-of-the-box such as Salesforce, Force.com, Chatter,
Google Gmail, Microsoft Office 365, and Amazon AWS. Additionally,
CipherCloud Connect AnyApp and Database Gateway enable
organizations to extend data protection to hundreds of third-party
cloud and private cloud applications and databases.
Recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Cloud Security,
CipherCloud is backed by premier venture capital firms including
Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, and T-Venture, the venture
capital arm of Deutsche Telekom. For more information, visit
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CONTACT: Deb Montner
Montner & Associates, Tech PR
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