CREDANT Technologies(R) Appoints Experienced U.S. Army Professional to Lead Defense, Intelligence Business
Lance Paoli Brings 24 Years of Proven Performance to Expanding Data Protection Company
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - CREDANT Technologies, the market leader in
endpoint data protection solutions, announced today the appointment of
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Lance Paoli as Director of Federal Defense and
Intelligence Agencies. Paoli will spearhead CREDANT's expansion into the
U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence markets.
"We are pleased that Lance has joined CREDANT to lead our continued growth
in the defense and intelligence communities," said Pete Morrison, Vice
President, North America Sales. "He brings a wealth of experience
implementing high quality software solutions to customers in this space, as
well as enabling them to meet their mission-critical requirements. We look
forward to building new relationships and delivering CREDANT Mobile
Guardian (CMG) Full Data Encryption2 to these markets."
A seasoned professional with 24 years of combined U.S. Army National Guard
and Active Duty service, as well as over 12 years of experience in the
federal software market, Paoli brings a strong background in DoD technology
and mission requirements to CREDANT's federal team. Prior to joining
CREDANT, Paoli served as Vice President of Sales at Segovia Inc., playing a
key role in providing Global IP services and Transportable Emergency SATCOM
solutions to the Warfigher and Emergency First Responder, along with
helping the company receive its first ISO 9001 Certification.
Paoli has held numerous positions in the federal information technology
(IT) market with companies such as Intelligent Decisions, Cognos
Corporation, and Gartner. Paoli's final Army post included serving as
Deputy J6, Director of Information Management, Joint Forces Headquarters -
Delaware, where he was the principle advisor to The Adjutant General (TAG)
on all issues pertaining to telecommunications, automation, visual
information, data interoperability, and administrative services.
"I am extremely excited to be joining such a leading-edge company as
CREDANT," said Paoli. "Endpoint data security is absolutely vital to
mission success in the DoD and intelligence marketplace. CREDANT's
centralized policy-based CMG solution provides agencies seeking to comply
with federal mandates the advantages of full disk without the associated
technical risks. I look forward to creating new business opportunities for
CREDANT in this market and working with this talented team of
About CREDANT Technologies
CREDANT Technologies is the market leader in endpoint data protection
solutions that are critical components of an endpoint protection platform.
CREDANT's data security solutions preserve customer brand and reduce the
cost of compliance, enabling business to "protect what matters." CREDANT
Mobile Guardian is the only centrally managed endpoint data protection
solution providing strong authentication, intelligent encryption, usage
controls, and key management that guarantees data recovery. By aligning
security to the type of user, device and location, CREDANT ensures the
audit and enforcement of security policies across all computing endpoints.
Strategic partners and customers include leaders in finance, government,
healthcare, manufacturing, retail, technology, and services. CREDANT was
recognized by INC magazine as the #1 fastest growing security software
company and #15 overall in 2007; was selected by Red Herring as one of the
top 100 privately held companies and top 100 Innovators for 2004; and was
named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2005. Austin Ventures, Menlo
Ventures, Crescendo Ventures, Intel Capital, and Cisco Systems are
investors in CREDANT Technologies. For more information, visit
CREDANT Technologies, CREDANT, the CREDANT Technologies logo, and the "We
Protect What Matters" and "Be Mobile. Be Secure." taglines are registered
trademarks of CREDANT Technologies, Inc.