SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet and mobile security leader BullGuard has announced the appointment of security industry veteran Paul Lipman as CEO. Lipman has spent the last decade developing consumer security businesses into transformational category leaders.
"BullGuard is a highly successful player in the consumer security market, a fast growing and profitable operation with a passionate, talented team. The company is dedicated to delivering a world-class experience and protection to customers, defined by its simple brand promise – we keep you safe and we keep it simple. User experience is incredibly important in this market, and BullGuard has nailed this," Lipman said.
Lipman aims to accelerate the tremendous success that BullGuard has had to date, through investment in new opportunities that will fuel growth in the coming year. He adds: "The way consumers use internet-enabled technologies is rapidly changing, as our homes, devices and lives become enabled by connected technologies in new and innovative ways. There is an exciting opportunity to re-think what security means in this new environment, and BullGuard is very well positioned to help lead the next generation of security services that are needed to ensure that consumers can enjoy the protection that they expect and deserve."
Tim Rea, Chairman of BullGuard and Director, ePlanet Capital, said of the appointment: "We are delighted to have Paul on board. He has unrivalled experience and an extremely successful record of accomplishment in the security industry. He is a great strategist and has a detailed understanding of evolving security needs. We look forward to him helping build on BullGuard's already considerable success and steering the company to its next phase of exciting long-term growth."
Lipman concludes: "I'm excited about the opportunities in the year ahead as we tackle these new market challenges, and rapidly expand BullGuard's channel presence and geographic reach. The security landscape never stands still. New threats emerge every day and as new consumer devices become increasingly commonplace we have to not only stay on top of these developments but also be ahead of the changes so we can shape the landscape in the way that always offers the best protection for our customers."
Lipman brings extensive security market experience to BullGuard. Most recently he was CEO at iSheriff, a recognized innovator in cloud-based security for the enterprise market. Prior to that, Lipman was CEO of Total Defense, which pioneered unlimited subscription services for consumers, and was acquired by Untange in 2014. Lipman also led Webroot's global consumer business for three years, where he doubled revenue and transformed the company from a single product business to a broad-based market leader.
BullGuard is a fast growing antimalware and mobile security brand. Its award-winning product portfolio includes internet security solutions, mobile security, 24/7 identity protection, and social media protection for both home and small business users, including BullGuard Premium Protection - a unique suite that goes beyond the PC to safeguard personal and financial information by continually monitoring the web, social networks, as well as the dark web for stolen and compromised data sources.
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