Vordel appoints Ed Jackowiak as VP Sales North America
Accomplished Sales and Technology Veteran Joins to Fuel North American Expansion
Boston, MA - January 19, 2011 Vordel, a provider of gateways for SOA and the Cloud Computing, today announced it has appointed Ed Jackowiak, former Director of Identity Management Sales at Oracle to the position of Vice President of Sales North America. Jackowiak’s experience includes domestic and international sales and executive management positions at Oracle, Bridgestream, Netegrity, Kavado and others spanning the past 21 years. Jacowiak’s appointment will enable Vordel to further its North American expansion. Currently, the US represents approximately 50% per cent of the company’s business with customers including the US Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, Bell Canada and FAA among others.
While at Oracle, Jackowiak was responsible for managing sales in North America for Oracle’s Security products division. Prior to Oracle he was VP of Worldwide Sales with Bridgestream where he helped them become the dominant player in the emerging market of Role Based Access Control, leading to its acquisition by Oracle. He held a similar role with Kavado leading to their acquisition by Protegrity. Whilst at Netegrity he was head of Sales for Canada and the Central and Eastern Regions. Throughout his career Jackowiak has established successful sales relations with many of the world’s leading organizations and has built partnerships with the largest reseller and consulting firms.
"Ed is the right executive at the right time for Vordel. He combines the best of sales excellence, strategic partner management, and is a great fit with Vordel’s innovation-driven and customer-oriented culture," said Vic Morris, CEO, Vordel. "We are excited to have Ed on our team to lead the next stage of Vordel’s expansion in North America."
"Joining the Vordel team was an easy decision, given their strong global customer-base, world-class product and great positioning spanning the two major trends of SOA and Cloud computing. I am excited to join a fast-paced, high-growth company that is taking this exceptional technology to the market," said Jackowiak.
Jackowiak will oversee Vordel’s expansion in North America from the company’s Boston head office. Vordel already has offices in Washington DC and an international network of offices in London, Paris, Dublin and Madrid.
Vordel delivers fast, safe, connectivity for SOA and Cloud services. Customers rely on Vordel's Gateway and Cloud Service Broker to increase performance, strengthen security and enhance interoperability in SOA and Cloud deployments. Businesses leverage Vordel's unique management capability to govern service usage and enable the efficient running of applications in SOA or Cloud architectures. Vordel has global enterprise customers in banking, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, media, pharmaceutical, telecoms, utility and government organizations. To learn more and obtain a free evaluation of Vordel's products follow us on twitter and our blogs.
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