Vienna, VA, April 1, 2015 – Bricata, the leader in next generation intrusion prevention systems (NGIPS), today announced the addition of Joe Charron as Vice President of Marketing and Tim Killian as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Tapped for their success in delivering innovative marketing and sales initiatives for cyber security organizations, the duo rounds out a “Who’s Who” senior management team of IT security thought leaders.
As vice president of marketing, Charron will oversee Bricata’s global market strategy as well as communications and promotional program execution. Charron has over 15 years of experience in global marketing and strategic partnerships, as well as extensive expertise in the cyber security industry working with emerging technology companies. He also brings a proven track record of developing programs that successfully grow revenue, capture market share and establish brand equity.
Prior to joining Bricata, Charron served as Senior Director of Marketing and Alliances for Merlin International, an IT solutions company specializing in cyber security. During his time with Merlin, he was responsible for developing key strategic alliances and executing a wide range of marketing campaigns with partners such as IBM, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, NetApp, Riverbed and CA Technologies.
Killian’s role as vice president of worldwide sales includes growing the Bricata global sales organization while leveraging the partner community both domestically and abroad. Killian will ensure continued growth for the world-class sales team by leading strategic planning, training and management, as well as directing channel development and go-to-market planning.
Killian is an accomplished sales professional with over 25 years of experience in Information Technology including all areas of network security. Prior to joining Bricata, Killian had successful stops at Network Associates, now Intel Security, TippingPoint, now HP, and FireEye.
“Network security is a highly competitive and saturated market, and we pride ourselves on being innovative and first to market,” said John Trauth, Bricata’s CEO, “With the addition of Joe and Tim we are truly poised to make a significant impact on how organizations protect their data. This is a very exciting time for the security community, and we will continue to lead the way in high-throughput network security and data protection solutions.”