SOURCE: Solutionary


January 20, 2015 08:00 ET

Solutionary Appoints New CIO; Executive Vice President, Corporate Development; and Vice President, Customer Experience

Mark Weiss, Manny Quevedo and Raj Joshi Bring Extensive Relevant Business Experience to Help Drive the Company's Continued Growth in Managed Security Services

OMAHA, NE--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2015) - Solutionary, an NTT Group security company (NYSE: NTT) and the next-generation managed security services provider (MSSP), today announced it has appointed a new chief information officer (CIO); executive vice president, corporate development; and vice president, customer experience. Mark Weiss, Manny Quevedo and Raj Joshi together bring extensive relevant business experience to help drive the company's managed security services growth.

"Mark, Manny and Raj offer deep technical, business and customer acumen to Solutionary," said Steve Idelman, CEO, Solutionary. "Their combined abilities will play a pivotal role in helping us bolster our technology and customer service leadership, penetrate new markets and boost profitability for the company; we're excited to have them on board."

Mark Weiss
Weiss joins the Solutionary executive team as CIO and will report to Mike Hrabik, the company's president. As CIO, he will lead the company's architecture, production services, and research and development teams.

Weiss brings with him more than 35 years of Information Technology (IT) leadership experience. Prior to joining Solutionary, Weiss held the position of executive director, enterprise technical services, at The Nebraska Medical Center. Before joining The Nebraska Medical Center, he worked at the Metropolitan Utilities District as the senior vice president and CIO. Additional positions he has held include director of information technology at Xpherix Corporation; director of systems development at Sigma Networks, Inc.; and applications development. Mark also held leadership positions at Securities America, Inc., Prism Resources Inc. and Applied Telephonics.

Manny Quevedo
Quevedo joins the Solutionary management team as executive vice president, corporate development, and will report to Idelman. In his role at the company, he will lead the sales, marketing and product management teams. Quevedo will be responsible for identifying opportunities to drive growth through innovative, multi-channel points; developing goals, strategies and tactics for successful launches of new products in the managed security services space; and delivering highly differentiated services to fuel growth.

Quevedo comes to Solutionary with more than 30 years of computing and network security leadership experience. Prior to joining the company, he was president of the consulting firm Accknowledge Group. Before Accknowledge Group, Quevedo co-founded Cosentry, a secure data center solutions company, where he held the position of CEO and vice president of business development for 14 years until the company was acquired in 2012. During his tenure at Cosentry, Quevedo oversaw the company's growth, which helped to place the company on Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest Growing Companies eight years in a row. Prior to co-founding Cosentry, Quevedo was vice president of sales, services and marketing at Inacom, a director at Nextel Corp. and a director at MCI.

Raj Joshi
Joshi joins the Solutionary executive team as vice president, customer experience, and will report to Sheri Idelman, the company's chief operating officer. Raj is 100 percent customer and process focused; he will be in charge of enhancing Solutionary's proactive, end-to-end customer experience program.

Joshi comes to Solutionary with nearly 20 years of experience in business development and client services. Prior to joining the company, he held the position of senior director, consulting services, and site executive for LexisNexis InterAction. Before LexisNexis InterAction, Joshi worked at Siebel Systems as a principal account manager and at Cap Gemini America, where he held the positions of senior program manager, project manager and senior business lead. Prior to Cap Gemini America, he was a director of product design at InfoUSA.

About Solutionary
Solutionary, an NTT Group security company (NYSE: NTT), is the next-generation managed security services provider (MSSP), focused on delivering managed security services, security consulting services and global threat intelligence. Comprehensive Solutionary security monitoring and security device management services protect traditional and virtual IT infrastructures, cloud environments and mobile data. Solutionary clients are able to optimize current security programs, make informed security decisions, achieve regulatory compliance and reduce costs. The patented, cloud-based ActiveGuard® service platform uses multiple detection technologies and advanced analytics to protect against advanced threats. The Solutionary Security Engineering Research Team (SERT) researches the global threat landscape, providing actionable threat intelligence, enhanced threat detection and mitigating controls. Experienced, certified Solutionary security experts act as an extension of clients' internal teams, providing industry-leading client service to global enterprise and mid-market clients in a wide range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, retail and government. Services are delivered 24/7 through multiple state-of-the-art Security Operations Centers (SOCs).

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