Secunia, a provider of IT security solutions for vulnerability management, announced on August 21 the appointment of technology industry veteran Jack Wilson as its Vice President and General Manager of North America. Wilson will drive Secunia’s North American sales strategy, execution and expansion.
Wilson brings more than 25 years of experience and leadership to Secunia. He was most recently with Cloud platform provider Covisint where he served as Vice President of Global Sales. He was also part of the executive team that successfully took the company public in August 2013.
Prior to Covisint, Wilson was Vice President, EMEA at Oracle where he was responsible for all Oracle SaaS products throughout Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and South America.
“Jack brings to Secunia a proven capability to quickly build customer- and market-focused sales teams that drive growth and profitability while increasing shareholder value,” said Peter Colsted, CEO of Secunia. “His experience in leading go-to-market efforts for technology companies, particularly startup and growth organizations, will be a great asset to our team.”
Additionally Wilson has more than 20 years in extensive IT sales and sales management experience, holding numerous management positions with Fortune 500 companies including Xerox, Sun Microsystems, EMC and StorageTek. He also serves on the board of directors at Photel Customer Experience and on the board of advisors with EasyTalk Communications.
“I’m excited about the opportunity to join one of the most recognized and respected global leaders in vulnerability management,” said Wilson. “Secunia’s vulnerability platform lives at the intersection of the most important markets and trends in technology today. I look forward to working with the Secunia team and our customers to realize our tremendous potential for growth in the North American market.”