SOURCE: CoreTrace


May 18, 2010 10:45 ET

CoreTrace Names Three New Executives to Senior Management Team

Software Veterans to Lead Sales and Product Efforts for Application Whitelisting Leader

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  CoreTrace, the pioneer of high-security, easy-change application whitelisting solutions, today announced the appointment of three new executives to its senior management team including Jim Reiss, senior vice president of sales, Jim Weakley, senior vice president of product development and delivery, and Ron Clarkson, vice president of product management. 

"Driven by the strong demand for application whitelisting and a growing reputation for being highly customer-focused, CoreTrace continues to experience significant growth," said Toney Jennings, president and chief executive officer for CoreTrace. "As we continue that growth, CoreTrace's customers will benefit tremendously from the significant expertise, management experience, and energy that each of our new executives bring."

As SVP of sales, Jim Reiss is responsible for driving CoreTrace's sales strategy and revenue growth across all product lines and channels. Jim was previously with NetIQ Corporation, where he most recently managed North American regional field sales efforts. Prior to NetIQ, Jim was a co-founder and the CEO of Coollogic, an early developer and marketer of embedded operating systems for network devices and appliances. Jim previously held senior management positions at Digital Data Systems and the AON Corporation.

As SVP of product development and delivery, Jim Weakley is responsible for software development, technical operations, and customer support. Prior to CoreTrace, Jim led global SaaS onboarding for Dell after the company's acquisition of MessageOne, where Jim was the vice president of customer delivery. Before MessageOne, Jim was the vice president of technical operations at Mirage Networks, and vice president of IT and customer operations at Motive, Inc./BroadJump. Earlier in his career, Jim held executive roles at leading companies like Compaq and Thomas-Conrad after serving in the United States Navy.

Ron Clarkson, the new vice president of product management, is responsible for designing all aspects of CoreTrace's product strategy and defining market-leading requirements. Ron comes to CoreTrace from Trend Micro, where he led a global team of product managers and marketers responsible for the Endpoint Security product line, and managed key product integrations with Third Brigade (acquired by Trend Micro) and BigFix. Prior to Trend Micro, Ron led product teams at MessageOne (acquired by Dell) and NetIQ. Earlier in his career, Ron held various operating roles for Texaco, Shell Group, and the United States Marine Corps, where he served as a signals intelligence specialist.

About CoreTrace
CoreTrace® is the pioneer of client-based application whitelisting. The company's award-winning and patented high-security, easy-change BOUNCER solution is at the forefront of the movement in next-generation endpoint control and security solutions. Unlike other application whitelisting solutions that are simply lockdown technologies, BOUNCER's "Trusted Change" capability enables IT professionals to predefine multiple sources from which users can safely install applications and have them automatically added to the whitelist -- all with minimal IT involvement. The result: full prevention of unauthorized applications, improved overall security, and lower total cost of ownership compared to alternative whitelisting and traditional blacklisting antivirus solutions. CoreTrace's customers include organizations in a wide variety of industries, such as energy, oil and gas, financial services, telecommunications, as well as government agencies.

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