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ATLANTA – February 20, 2018 Apptega, the global cybersecurity management software company today is pleased to announce and welcome Gavin Harris as Vice President Sales and Operations. Mr. Harris will be responsible for leading Apptega’s sales, marketing and channel partner teams in addition to overseeing key operational activities.
Gavin is well-known in the security software industry with over 20 years of experience in the high-tech industry including sales executive positions at Computer Associates, AirWave Wireless and Aruba Networks. Most recently, he joined mobile device management leader AirWatch as one of their first sales executives, eventually leading all of AirWatch’s North American Commercial Markets and Inside Sales functions. He also grew AirWatch revenue through developing and expanding channel partnerships and strategic selling initiatives. AirWatch was acquired by VMware for $1.54 billion in 2014.
“With the growth of cybersecurity tools in the market, I am excited to join Apptega and help to scale the organization. Being a part of several fast growing organizations, I’ve seen first-hand the challenges organizations go through trying to organizing their cybersecurity programs. I’m excited to come on board and help Apptega scale to meet the needs of the market.”
“We’re thrilled to welcome Gavin to the Apptega team in a critical leadership role that will benefit the entire customer and partner experience,” said Armistead Whitney, CEO of Apptega. “Gavin has a proven track record of successfully scaling fast growth software companies while facilitating long term business relationships with both customers and partners. His strong winning attitude and personality are a perfect match for Apptega’s vision and growth plans.”
Apptega is committed to making cybersecurity easier and more accessible for everyone. By using technology to unify, track and report cybersecurity processes, we help organizations of all sizes stay protected and compliant. Apptega was founded in early 2017 by American entrepreneur Armistead Whitney and is headquartered in Atlanta. For more information, visit apptega.com.