Posted by: paragon | October 20, 2006

ScanSafe appoints former Websense executive

ScanSafe appoints former Websense executive Bill Goldbach as Vice President of North American sales

26 September 06
Seasoned Industry Veteran to Drive Sales for Leading Managed Web Security Services Company

ScanSafe, the worldwide leader in managed Web security, today announced that Bill Goldbach has joined the company’s executive team as vice president of sales in North America.

Goldbach most recently served as vice president, Americas at Websense, Inc., a provider of Web filtering software. During his five year tenure, he rebuilt and grew the sales and channel team resulting in 30 percent sales growth each year and accounting for 70 percent of the company’s corporate sales and revenue.

“Bill has a proven track record of successfully launching sales programs that grow the customer base and help turn innovative, emerging companies into industry leaders,” said Roy Tuvey, president, ScanSafe. “In addition, he brings a wealth of Web security industry knowledge and channel expertise to the table. He’s the perfect addition to the ScanSafe team.”

A seasoned executive with over 25 years experience, Goldbach will be responsible for leading the sales team, building out strategic alliances, continued development of ScanSafe’s channel program and driving overall market penetration in North America.

“Having been involved in the security industry for many years, I immediately recognized the value of ScanSafe’s fresh approach to Web security,” Goldbach said. “As a fully managed service, ScanSafe addresses many of the market needs that are not being met by existing on-premise solutions. With its unmatched, innovative technology, ScanSafe is poised to dominate the managed Web security market in North America. I am eager to work with the ScanSafe team and its partners to achieve this goal.”

Prior to Websense, Goldbach was director, North America at MRO.com, the leading provider of asset and service management solutions, where he was responsible for the successful development, launch and execution of the company’s sales program. While at MRO, he managed direct and indirect sales teams and drove annual sales in excess of $50 million.

Earlier in his career, Goldbach held sales positions with companies including ADP, Infinium Software, and Consilium, Inc. He holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Boston University.

About ScanSafe

ScanSafe is the global leader in managed Web security, ensuring a safe and productive Internet environment for businesses worldwide. ScanSafe solutions keep viruses and spyware off corporate networks and allow businesses to control and secure the use of the Web and instant messaging. As a fully managed service, ScanSafe’s solutions require no hardware, upfront capital costs or maintenance and provide unparalleled real-time threat protection.

Powered by its proactive Outbreak IntelligenceTM heuristic technology, ScanSafe processes more than five billion Web requests and blocks ten million threats each month for customers worldwide, including Rothschild, Condé Nast and BMW.

Since pioneering the market for managed corporate Web security, ScanSafe continues to deliver innovative Web security solutions, including the introduction of ScandooTM—the world’s first free Internet safe search tool that classifies search engine results based on the presence of malware and unwanted content.

With offices in London and San Mateo, California, ScanSafe is privately owned and financed by Benchmark Capital. The company received the 2006 Info Security Global Product Excellence Award for Best Managed Security Service, and was named one of Red Herring’s Top 100 Technology companies of 2005. For more information, visit www.scansafe.com.

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Responses

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