Industry Veteran Appointed to Drive Growth of Company
CALGARY, Alberta – Sept. 18, 2012 – Wedge Networks, the leader in unified, real-time content security and intelligence for high-performance networks, today announced the appointment of Barry M. George as Vice President of Global Sales. In this position, Mr. George will leverage his expertise as a proven leader and manager to drive Wedge Networks’ worldwide presence.
“Barry is a seasoned executive with a proven track record throughout his 30 year career launching products and building brands,” said Hongwen Zhang, president and CEO, Wedge Networks. “With his extensive knowledge in global marketing and sales, we are excited to have an industry veteran on-board to help increase our global presence as well as meet and exceed our business goals.”
Mr. George is a highly accomplished business manager with expertise in developing sustainable sales and marketing programs that maximize shareholder value. His technological expertise includes infrastructure, storage, professional services and mobility. An exceptional leader and public speaker, Mr. George has impacted a wide range of industries on a global level, throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. Previously, he served as the executive vice president of D-Link Systems, where he built the company into a tier 1 infrastructure supplier and a successful IPO. He has held other executive positions with global technology companies Siemens and Toshiba.
About Wedge Networks
Wedge Networks is the leader in real-time content security and compliance solutions for enterprises and service providers. Our patented WedgeOS platform provides the next generation security infrastructure to detect, prevent and control threats and information leaks as well as allowing future security functions to run on the network. At the core of WedgeOS, is our Deep Content Inspection technology, which moves beyond the application layer to allow full access to all content passing through the network. It uniquely provides the most in-depth scanning without compromising performance and loading clients while remaining completely transparent to network traffic. Software systems and hardware appliances running on WedgeOS are deployed globally, delivering security protection for tens of millions of users in Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, internet service providers and across all industry verticals.
For more information, visit www.wedgenetworks.com.