September 23, 2009 09:01 ET

Digital Home Services and Support Leader Radialpoint Appoints SaaS Veteran William A. Kerrigan to President and CEO

Co-Founder Hamnett Hill appointed Executive Chairman

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA--(Marketwire - Sept. 23, 2009) - Radialpoint, the leading provider of ISP-delivered managed services and support for the digital home, today announced the appointment of William (Bill) A. Kerrigan to the position of President and CEO. Kerrigan succeeds CEO and Co-Founder Hamnett Hill who will assume the role of Radialpoint's Executive Chairman. In his new role, Kerrigan will be responsible for driving Radialpoint's growth by expanding its customer base, further developing organizational capabilities, and delivering platform and service offerings that will create new revenue opportunities for Radialpoint and its partners.

"We are delighted to add Bill's sizeable experience and leadership capabilities to Radialpoint's executive team," said Hamnett Hill, Executive Chairman, Radialpoint. "Bill has a track record of driving growth through customer focus and managing rapid organizational scaling. Combined with his exceptional knowledge of the SaaS industry, he is a natural choice for leading our continued expansion within the digital home services market."

A seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry, Kerrigan's most recent operating role was Executive Vice President, Consumer Business at McAfee. During his tenure from 2002-2007, he built its consumer subscription business from US$84 million in revenue to more than US$400 million. He was instrumental in driving McAfee's growth by using a Software-as-a-Service model and by building and sustaining partnerships with key service providers and OEMs. Since his time at McAfee, Kerrigan has worked with venture capital and private equity firms on an advisory basis and acted as a board member and advisor for a number of early stage technology companies.

"I'm excited about the opportunity to help move Radialpoint to even higher levels of success and to execute on its vision of delivering digital home services with its partners that simplify and enhance the digital lives of consumers," said Kerrigan. "Radialpoint's recent acquisitions of storage and sharing company Casero and premium support provider HiWired, combined with its strong managed services delivery platform offers an enormous opportunity to capitalize on the market for digital home services for the global ISP community."

With a focus on delivering ISP business results through simplified consumer user experiences, Radialpoint offers the first fully integrated suite of digital home IT services specifically built for ISPs and their subscribers. Radialpoint is unmatched in the industry with respect to the technology, expertise, and experience required to drive the most successful Internet security, online backup, media sharing and premium support programs in the market. Serving 21 of the world's largest Internet service providers, Radialpoint is strongly positioned to have its ISP customers benefit from its breadth of access to consumer trends, behaviours and challenges inside the digital home.

About Radialpoint

Radialpoint is expanding the revenue potential of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) worldwide through its managed service and support solutions for the digital home. Radialpoint solutions allow ISPs to take on the role of "IT Manager," by providing a fully-integrated suite of services that feature easy to use and effective management and support solutions designed for consumers. More than 50 million Internet subscribers worldwide have access to software and services from Radialpoint to protect, optimize and maintain their Internet-connected systems. Radialpoint customers now include some of the world's largest service providers, such as BT, Verizon, AT&T, Virgin Media, Bell Canada, Cox Communications, Comcast and Sky. Radialpoint is one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies, one of Montreal's Top 15 Employers, and a three-time recipient of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award for the fastest growing technology companies.

Radialpoint is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Boston, Toronto and Europe. For more information, visit http://www.radialpoint.com/.

Contact Information

  • To arrange an interview with Bill Kerrigan:
    Michael Sznajdruk
    On behalf of Radialpoint