Fortress Technologies Expands Team, Appoints New Vice President of Sales
Doug Krueger Adds Government Market Expertise to Rapidly Growing Company
LANSDOWNE, VA--(Marketwire - October 26, 2009) - Fortress Technologies, the leader in secure
tactical wireless communications, today announced the appointment of Doug
Krueger as Vice President, Sales. In this role, Mr. Krueger will oversee
the entire Fortress sales function -- strengthening Fortress'
well-established presence in the federal market and continuing the rapid
growth of the company.
"Government's need for rugged, mobile tactical communications, especially
for military, homeland defense, and emergency response applications, has
never been greater," said Janet Kumpu, President, Fortress. "As a result,
Fortress is seeing substantial growth in this space and is perfectly
positioned for further expansion. Doug Krueger brings years of federal
experience to our company that we will leverage to meet our aggressive
sales goals. We welcome him aboard."
Prior to joining Fortress, Mr. Krueger served as Vice President, North
America Government Operations for Tumbleweed Communications, where he
realigned sales resources to quickly expand the company's government
presence and significantly grew new business. He also held executive-level
positions at Juniper Networks, Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc.
"Working in the federal networking arena for the past 10 years enabled me
to keep up-to-date with the most innovative, emerging companies in this
space," said Krueger. "Fortress is a clear leader in this distinct
community, providing standards-based secure wireless solutions that enable
government agencies to meet their mission-critical challenges. I am
excited to join such a fast growing, successful organization."
About Fortress Technologies
Fortress Technologies develops secure wireless networking products for
government markets. With a solid history of delivering reliable,
policy-compliant solutions that are rugged, proven, and easily deployed,
Fortress has established itself as the clear leader in secure wireless
networking. Across the public sector, both military and civilian customers
rely on Fortress to securely deliver mission related information that
supports critical decision making, situational awareness, and force
protection. Currently deployed in some of the world's most demanding
environments, Fortress products support vital operations including
deployable communications, outdoor network extensions, and vehicle based
For more information visit www.fortresstech.com or call 813-288-7388.