BOCA RATON, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--VirtualWorks Group, the enterprise search and information optimization company, today announced the appointment of Mark Wasiele as Vice President of Sales for the Americas. In this position, Wasiele will lead the strategy and team responsible for driving revenue growth and adoption of the company’s flagship ViaWorks™ enterprise search and information optimization software through all channels, including resellers, system integrators and independent software vendors (ISVs).
“VirtualWorks is well positioned to capitalize on the explosive growth in the big data market”
During his 30-year career in the technology industry, Wasiele has held senior sales positions at Cisco Systems, Internet Security Systems (now part of IBM), Peace Software (now part of First Data), Extricity (now part of Peregrine), Oracle, Novell and Citrix. He brings to VirtualWorks a deep understanding of complex enterprise and consultative solution sales.
Most recently, he spent seven years as a sales executive for Transformational Solutions at Cisco Systems where he developed new product and service routes to revenue and go-to-market initiatives within the Global Strategic Solution Partners/Cloud Platform segment. Prior to Cisco, Wasiele worked as Vice President of Sales – Channels and Alliances at Internet Security Systems where he was responsible for driving a significant portion of revenue growth that led to the company’s acquisition by IBM.
“Mark is a tremendous asset to our organization,” said Erik Baklid, VirtualWorks President and CEO. “His deep experience in working with nascent products, both at early stage companies and embedded business units within large organizations, gives him a unique understanding of what it takes to bring new technologies to market that drive extraordinary customer outcomes.”
“VirtualWorks is well positioned to capitalize on the explosive growth in the big data market,” Wasiele stated, “I look forward to working with our customers and partners to deliver solutions that launch them on the journey to aggregate, analyze and act on any data that resides within the enterprise regardless of device.”
Wasiele holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management from Babson College as well as continuing studies coursework at Stanford University.
Founded in 2009, VirtualWorks lets businesses easily and securely access all their information no matter where it resides. By aggregating information that has proliferated throughout the organization’s multiple data and application sources, the ViaWorks family of enterprise search and information optimization software significantly improves worker productivity and corporate decision-making. The company is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and has regional offices in Atlanta, Norway and Sweden.
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