Tripwire Names Dave Dickison Vice President of Global Channel Sales

Former VMware Executive to Lead Channel Sales Expansion

PORTLAND, Ore. June 12, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced that Dave Dickison has joined the senior sales management team as vice president of global channel sales. In this role, Dickison will be responsible for the expansion of Tripwire’s partner-driven business.

“We are extremely pleased to have someone of Dave’s caliber join our sales team,” said Gus Malezis, vice president of worldwide sales for Tripwire. “Dave brings invaluable insight into channel and distribution strategy, and his expertise will help move Tripwire’s channel program to the next level.”

“Tripwire has played an increasingly important role in Accuvant’s partner strategy, which helps us address the information security needs of enterprise-class organizations,” said Andy Welsh, director of partner alliances for Accuvant, a Tripwire channel partner. “We are pleased to see Tripwire bring on board such a seasoned executive. Dickison will drive innovative, go-to-market initiatives that will enhance channel alignment and create new business opportunities.”

Dickison has held positions with VMware, Wind River and McAfee and brings more than 20 years of technology sales experience to his new role. He has a successful track record of driving sales, implementing innovative customer solutions, and developing alliance and channel partnerships and programs that maximize revenue as well as positively impact customer attraction, retention and satisfaction.

Dickison holds a Bachelor of Science in computer management and finance from Eastern Illinois University. He resides in Schaumburg, Illinois.

“For many years, Tripwire has proven to be an integral part of our security portfolio – opening enterprise-level opportunities for resellers to drive new business based on premier risk visibility, business context and security intelligence technology,” said Andrew Warren, North America vice president of security solutions  at Westcon Group, a Tripwire channel partner. “A strong addition like Dave reinforces Tripwire’s commitment to the channel. Dave will help Westcon drive the portfolio even further across our partner base.”

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