StreamShield Networks, the leader in internet-based real-time content security solutions, today announces the appointment of John Wanklyn as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. John brings to StreamShield 18 years of successful international sales experience gained in global networking and telecommunications companies. His expertise includes building global sales operations utilizing direct, channel and strategic alliances, and he has a proven track record in achieving rapid market penetration and long-term business growth.
John has held numerous executive sales management positions at leading telecommunication equipment companies including Marconi Corporation, FORE Systems, UB Networks and Rank Xerox. Most recently John was Managing Director of MarconiÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s international equipment business with annual sales of over $300 million.
Commenting on his appointment John says: ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œI feel privileged to be joining StreamShield at this important time. The company has developed a clear leadership position in the internet-based content security market and I look forward to being part of the team that realizes the full market potential of our innovative and unique technology.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
Simon Gawne, CEO and Founder of StreamShield Networks, concludes: ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œJohnÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s international sales knowledge and his experience in driving revenue growth will be instrumental in the development of our business. John brings to the organization an impressive record of sales leadership and rapid execution which will enable us to build on our commanding position in the market.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â