SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NetAuthority, the device-centric strong authentication provider, today announced the appointment of Alan D. Hahn as vice president of worldwide sales. In this role, Hahn will provide direction and management for the sales department at NetAuthority.
Alan has served in sales leadership and general management roles for over 20 years with consistent success, bringing strategic and tactical planning skills from building and managing teams ranging in size from 25 to more than 1,200 employees. Alan's industry experience includes security, enterprise software solutions, computer storage and telecommunications with a primary focus on Fortune 1000 organizations and federal, state and local governments.
"As a seasoned executive with experience in security, SaaS and enterprise software solutions sales, Alan brings invaluable expertise and leadership to NetAuthority," said Chris Brennan, CEO, NetAuthority. "The depth of Alan's experience will provide considerable leverage as we expand our global go-to-market execution in building a world class sales and channel system. We are excited to welcome him to the NetAuthority team."
Alan's leadership experience ranges from start-up companies to major corporations. He has successfully built global sales organizations by leveraging a multi-tier channel strategy. He has co-founded several companies, including Scale Computing, which he grew from inception to $100M in valuation with over 400 channel partners in three years. He has successfully grown a start-up from zero revenue to $200M per year, delivering a $1.1B return on a $40M investment.
"I have been thoroughly impressed with NetAuthority's unique approach to solving the challenges associated with mass adoption of strong authentication," said Hahn. "I am excited to help drive NetAuthority's accelerated growth path and further develop its presence in markets worldwide by establishing a global standard of Internet connected device authentication."
NetAuthority is the strong device-centric authentication solution provider. NetAuthority's patent-protected technology uniquely identifies and authenticates internet-enabled devices to thwart cyber security attacks, delivering compelling ROI for enterprise, government and other data-sensitive environments. For more information, visit www.NetAuthority.com.