Ericom Software Names John Peterson as Chief Product Officer
Company Continues Expansion of Executive Management Team to Capitalize on Growing Demand for Its Secure Web and Application Access Solutions
New York, N.Y. – February 3, 2020 – Ericom Software, a leader in secure web and application access solutions, today announced the appointment of cybersecurity industry expert John Peterson as the company’s Chief Product Officer (CPO). In this role, Peterson is responsible for product strategy and helping to define and support Ericom’s go-to market activity.
“Everyone sees that the ‘perimeter approach’ to network security is no longer working,” Peterson said. “Ericom’s solutions for providing Zero Trust access to the web and applications tackle this issue head-on, and the company has a pioneering vision that promises to transform how enterprises securely connect their users to the applications and resources they must access each day. I’m excited to join Ericom’s talented team to accelerate the delivery of the next phase of our solutions.”
Throughout his 30-year career, Peterson has held leadership positions at multiple security companies, including a number of startups that he helped to scale and guide toward successful acquisitions or initial-public-offerings. Most recently, he was founding Chief Product Officer at cybersecurity innovator Stellar Cyber. Prior to Stellar Cyber, he was General Manager of Cybersecurity Products for Comodo and VP of Enterprise Technology at Barracuda. Earlier in his career, John held product and go-to-market roles at Juniper Networks, Fortinet, Websense (now Forcepoint), Montego Networks, and Netscreen.
Peterson has led global teams of over 120 people, holds multiple patents, and started his career as a United States Marine, where he lived abroad, serving as an Avionics Engineer.
“John is a well-respected and innovative product leader, having built large-scale cloud services and on-premises solutions for multiple Silicon Valley security companies,” said David Canellos, President and CEO. “He has the technology expertise, vision, and leadership skills necessary to help make sure our product portfolio maintains its leadership position and uniquely meets the security requirements of our customers now and in the future. We are delighted to welcome him to Ericom.”
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About Ericom Software
Ericom Software provides businesses with secure access to the web and corporate applications, in the cloud and on-premises, from any device or location. Leveraging innovative isolation capabilities and multiple secure access technologies, Ericom’s solutions ensure that devices and applications are protected from cybersecurity threats, and users can connect to only the specific resources they are authorized to access.
Ericom’s platform of browser isolation, remote access, secure connectivity, mobility, and virtualization technologies enhances cybersecurity and productivity while reducing cost and complexity for tens of thousands of businesses and millions of end-users worldwide. The company has offices in the US, UK, and EMEA, and a global network of distributors and partners.
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