BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the market leader in next-generation endpoint security and cloud-based collective threat intelligence, today announced the appointment of Neil Stratz as senior vice president of worldwide business sales and Chad Bacher as senior vice president of product strategy and technology alliances.
"Webroot is expanding very quickly. Maintaining strong leadership is vital to accelerating the growth that will enable us to achieve our goals," said Dick Williams, CEO of Webroot. "Our success is dependent on our customers, our partners and our products, and I could not be more pleased with the leadership team we have assembled to drive excellence in each of those areas."
Neil Stratz is responsible for sales and partnerships in Webroot's global business segments with a focus on channel and managed service providers (MSPs). He brings more than 20 years of experience building and leading high-performance sales teams in the security, cloud and data center infrastructure markets. Most recently, Stratz was vice president of threat intelligence and response at Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT), where he led go-to-market teams for Proofpoint's threat intelligence and response products. Prior to Proofpoint, he has successfully managed sales and technical sales teams at NetCitadel, Inc., Juniper Networks, CA Technologies (CA), Wily Technology, and Informix Software (now IBM).
In his second tour with Webroot, Chad Bacher will oversee the company's product strategy, including product management, product marketing functions and technology alliances. Bacher brings more than 15 years of security and software experience. Before rejoining the Webroot team, he was vice president of products for Malwarebytes. Prior to that, he had served as chief product officer for Webroot and held product management roles for Abacus and Schwinn Cycling & Fitness.
Webroot delivers next-generation endpoint security and threat intelligence services to protect businesses and individuals around the globe. Our smarter approach harnesses the power of cloud-based collective threat intelligence derived from millions of real-world devices to stop threats in real time and help secure the connected world. Our award-winning SecureAnywhere® endpoint solutions and BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence Services protect tens of millions of devices across businesses, home users, and the Internet of Things. Trusted and integrated by market-leading companies, including Cisco, F5 Networks, Palo Alto Networks, A10 Networks, Aruba Networks, and more. Webroot is headquartered in Colorado and operates globally across North America, Europe, and Asia. Discover Smarter Cybersecurity™ solutions at www.webroot.com.
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