SAN FRANCISCO – IGEL Technology, a world leader in the delivery of powerful endpoint security and optimization software, IGEL™ OS-powered endpoints, zero clients and all-in-one endpoint solutions, today announced that Simon Clephan, a veteran high-technology sales and marketing executive, has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Alliances. In this newly-created role, Clephan is responsible for managing IGEL’s strategic alliances with OEMs and system integrators including AMD, Cisco, Citrix, Intel, Microsoft, Samsung, and VMware. He is also tasked with driving company growth within the healthcare sector through the expansion of the relationships IGEL has with market-leading OEMs including Cerner, Epic, Imprivata and Nuance.
“Simon is well-respected throughout Silicon Valley and known as a highly-energetic and top-performing sales and marketing executive whose sharp intellect, technical acumen and can-do attitude open doors and close business deals,” said Jed Ayres, President and CEO, IGEL North America. “Due to his experience in the virtualization and end-user computing space, Simon understands the opportunities and challenges we face, and we look forward to leveraging his experience and connections within the industry to further expand and strengthen the strategic alliances we have with our ecosystem partners.”
Clephan comes to IGEL with more than 30 years of experience in sales and marketing for the enterprise software industry including virtualization, VDI and end-user computing. Prior to joining IGEL, he was responsible for managing the Strategic Alliances program for AppSense, now part of LANDESK, with an emphasis on healthcare providers and partners. Before that, he also served as Vice President of Business Development for Aurema Inc., which was acquired by Citrix in 2006. Clephan holds a master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Follow Clephan on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/in/simonclephan and Twitter at http://twitter.com/sclephan.
“The future of endpoint security and optimization is happening now, and it’s happening at IGEL,” said Clephan. “With IoT well on its way to becoming mainstream within the enterprise, IGEL is well-positioned to take this market by storm with its ability to simply and efficiently manage countless numbers of distributed devices. Furthermore, IGEL also has a very strong story to tell around simple and secure endpoint security and optimization within cloud and BYOD environments, and I’m looking forward to helping increase their visibility and bolster their alliances with the industry’s top OEMs and systems integrators.”
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IGEL delivers powerful unified endpoint security and optimization software that is revolutionary in its simplicity and purpose-built for the enterprise. The company’s world-leading software products include the IGEL OS™, Universal Device Converter (UDC), IGEL Cloud Gateway (ICG), Universal Device Pocket (UDP) and Universal Management Suite (UMS). These solutions enable a more secure, manageable and cost-effective endpoint security and optimization platform across nearly any x86 device. Additionally, IGEL’s German engineered and manufactured thin, zero and all-in-one client solutions deliver the industry’s best warranty (5 years), support (3 years after end of life) and management functionality. IGEL enables enterprises to precisely control all devices running IGEL OS as well as Windows OS from a single dashboard interface. IGEL has offices worldwide and is represented by partners in over 50 countries.
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