Industry Veteran Don Beck appointed General Manager and Senior Vice
President of SaaS and Mark Tickle named Managing Director of SaaS in EMEA
BOULDER, Colo., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leading Internet
security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today
announced two key appointments to its executive management team. Don Beck
takes the helm as General Manager and Senior Vice President of Enterprise SaaS
and Mark Tickle has been chosen as Managing Director for SaaS in EMEA.
"Webroot has always been focused on evolving our business and management
team to strengthen our leadership in the Internet security market," said Peter
Watkins, Webroot CEO. "The extensive industry experience and expertise that
Don and Mark bring will further drive this growth by building our presence in
the U.S. and U.K., and continuing our expansion in EMEA."
Responsible for Webroot's global SaaS operations and strategy, Beck
brings over 29 years of enterprise sales and management expertise. Most
recently, he directed sales for N-Computing, a pioneer in virtual desktop
computing. Previously he managed Postini's worldwide sales expansion,
establishing the company as one of the largest SaaS-based security vendors
before its sale to Google. Beck's background includes 18 years with IBM, as
well as senior management positions at J.D. Edwards, Brio and Adobe.
"I am thrilled to join Webroot at this pivotal moment in the company's
history, and I look forward to further strengthening Webroot's leadership
position in the SaaS security market," Beck said.
As Managing Director of Enterprise SaaS in EMEA, Tickle is charged with
building Webroot's strong presence and market share and is responsible for
sales operations and channel strategy. Formerly, Tickle held the position of
Sales Director at Websense and senior sales and management positions at
BlackSpider, SurfControl and Vignette.
Beck holds a master's degree in finance from Miami University and a
bachelor's degree in sales and marketing from Michigan State University.
Tickle has an MBA from Hull University and a bachelor's degree in marketing
from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Webroot provides industry-leading Internet security solutions to
consumers, enterprises and SMBs worldwide. For more information, visit
www.webroot.com or call 800.772.9383. Visit our Threat Blog
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