SOURCE: Arxan Technologies, Inc.

Arxan Technologies, Inc.

March 30, 2016 09:00 ET

Arxan Appoints James Love as VP of Sales

Rapid-Growth Software Security Executive Takes Reins to Accelerate Growth for Arxan

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - March 30, 2016) - Arxan Technologies, the leading provider of application protection solutions, today announced the appointment of Jim Love as its Vice President of Sales. Love will lead and oversee direct and channel sales operations globally and play a key role in forging strong client relationships and driving global sales strategies to accelerate growth for the company.

"Arxan has successfully grown to the point where our solutions are being used to protect applications running on more than 500 million devices around the world," said Arxan CEO Joe Sander. "But our greatest growth opportunities are still ahead of us. More than 20 billion things will be connected by 2020. From games to mobile payments, enterprises not only need to bake robust security into their applications to mitigate risk in today's mobile and IoT environments, but they also want to do so because it gives them a competitive business advantage. Under Jim's leadership, Arxan is poised to capitalize on this enormous market opportunity."

Love brings more than 20 years of hands-on strategic sales execution and leadership experience from respected software technology and services companies. Before joining Arxan, Love was Vice President of Sales at Imperva Software's North American business unit where he grew bookings and revenue more than 150% in less than three years. Prior to Imperva, Love was General Manager of the South Region for Red Hat, where he drove a 50% increase in year-over-year revenue. He previously spent more than five years as Regional Director of PTC, where he led sales strategy and achieved more than 1000% in business growth. Love launched his career at IBM in their Vitality Program, a respected program known for producing next-generation executive leaders. From that point, he successfully built and led teams to achieve impressive growth and expansion.

In addition to leading a direct sales organization that covers North America and portions of EMEA and APAC, Love will oversee strategic partner relationships, such as those with IBM, Cigital, and others with whom Arxan has established agreements. Within the past six months, Arxan has expanded its partnerships to include:

  • Wipro (Services Partner) -- one of the world's most respected IT consulting and services companies with clients in more than 175 cities across six continents
  • Attify (Services Partner) -- a global application security provider that analyzes and identifies risks in mobile and IoT applications
  • Kony (Tech Partner) -- one of the leading mobile application development platforms and enterprise mobility solution providers
  • R&C (VAR) -- a leading information security firm and Arxan value-added reseller in Colombia and Mexico whose security and solutions encompass mobile apps, cloud, and cybersecurity
  • Prevision (VAR) -- a leading global provider of advanced safety, identification, and security products and solutions to organizations around the world and Arxan value-added reseller in Israel

"I am looking forward to making an immediate impact to the sales team, to the company, and most importantly to the clients that Arxan serves," said Love.

About Arxan Technologies

Arxan makes the world's applications universally secure and trusted. Our unique patented guarding technology 1) Defends applications against attacks, 2) Detects at run-time when an attack is being attempted, and 3) Responds to detected attacks to stop them, alert, or repair. Arxan offers solutions for software running on mobile devices, desktops, servers, and embedded platforms -- including those connected as part of the Internet of Things (IoT) -- and is currently protecting applications running on more than 500 million devices across a range of industries, including: financial services, high tech/independent software vendors (ISVs), manufacturing, healthcare, digital media, gaming, and others. The company's headquarters and engineering operations are based in the United States with global offices in EMEA and APAC. Learn more at www.arxan.com.

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