Webroot Appoints Charles Tomeo Vice President of Worldwide Channels Security IT Veteran to Bolster Development of Business Segment to Meet Growing Demand for Security Intelligence Solutions

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced the appointment of Charles Tomeo as vice president of worldwide channels and technical sales. Tomeo will now be responsible for driving strategy and execution for worldwide channels for the Business segment in addition to maintaining his current role of managing the worldwide systems engineering team, training and services across the business, consumer and strategic alliance market segments.

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"As one of Webroot's longest tenured employees, he is intimately familiar with the technical and business nuances of our offering portfolio and how best to position our solutions with customers and partners, which will prove invaluable as we build our channel," said Dick Williams, Webroot CEO. "Charles is recognized within the company as one of our strongest managers and leaders – all of which are showcased through the quality of the teams he has developed over the years."

With almost 20 years of security experience, including almost eight at Webroot, Tomeo brings to the role excellent knowledge of the endpoint and web marketplace, including proven success to engage partners and end-customers, across the globe, throughout their lifecycles from pre-sale to post-sale.  Previously, Tomeo served as Senior Director of WW Systems Engineer, Professional Services, and Training at Webroot.

"As an increasing number of global organizations begin to rely on the cloud to deliver critical applications and management tools, it is essential that the security in place is second to none," said Charles Tomeo, VP of WW Channels and Technical Sales, Webroot. "With our cloud-based technologies and market-leading network of partners, including LabTech Software and Anittel, Webroot has taken an innovative approach to build a strong channel foundation, and I look forward to working closely with our partners to further expand Webroot's global reach."

Prior to Webroot, Tomeo served as a senior systems engineer at Finjan Software, an enterprise web security solution company acquired by M86 Security in 2009.  Tomeo also worked as an assistant vice president of IT in the Private Client Group at Merrill Lynch.

ABOUT WEBROOT
Webroot is bringing the power of software-as-a-service (SaaS) to Internet security with its suite of Webroot® SecureAnywhere offerings for consumers and businesses. Webroot also offers security intelligence solutions to organizations focused on cyber-security, such as Palo Alto Networks, F5, Corero, Juniper, SOTI, and others. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Colorado, Webroot is the largest privately held security organization based in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.webroot.com or call 800.772.9383. Read the Webroot Threat Blog: http://blog.webroot.com. Follow Webroot on Twitter: http://twitter.com/webroot.

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