SecureInfo(R) Corporation, a San Antonio-based company and leading provider of information security solutions, today announced the appointment of Christopher Fountain as president and CEO. Mr. Fountain is responsible for strategic planning and execution, corporate leadership, and taking SecureInfo to the next level of growth and success. Under the new leadership, the company opened up a new corporate office in McLean, Virginia to further increase its presence in the Washington, D.C. area.
Mr. Fountain has a significant track record of leading and growing companies with 20 years' experience in the information technology industry, including security, compliance, infrastructure, and application software and services companies. Most recently, Mr. Fountain served as SecureInfo's president and chief operating officer where he was responsible for running overall operations. Mr. Fountain's prior experience includes raising capital to accelerate revenue growth, taking a company public and completing successful mergers and acquisitions. He has run global operations for companies headquartered in the United States and the United Kingdom where he lived in 2004 and 2005.
Under his leadership at KW International, a UK-based energy and risk management software company, KWI grew revenues and achieved profitability. As president and CEO of Digital Paper, Mr. Fountain tripled the company's gross margins and dramatically improved cash flows, leading to an acquisition by ePlus, Inc. As executive vice president of worldwide operations at POMS Corporation, revenues grew by over 300 percent and the value of the company increased more than 1,300 percent, culminating in an acquisition by Honeywell Corporation. Mr. Fountain was also an executive at Datalogix International, which completed an IPO under his sales leadership.
"I'm extremely pleased to be part of the SecureInfo team," said Fountain. "SecureInfo has world class customers who rely on us to secure mission critical information systems, protect sensitive data, and achieve and sustain compliance with government regulations and internal policies. We have talented employees and solid momentum in the information security and compliance market. My goal is to provide the strategic direction and leadership required to aggressively grow the company by leveraging our success to-date, while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction. It is a very exciting time at SecureInfo."
"Chris' focus on delivering value for customers, as well as shareholders makes him a perfect fit for SecureInfo," said John Linton, executive vice president of corporate development and interim CEO of SecureInfo. "I am confident he will lead us to the next level of success."
SecureInfo Corporation, Inc. is a leading provider of information security solutions, including professional and managed services, and compliance and policy software products. Organizations rely on SecureInfo's solutions to achieve, sustain and measure IT compliance, protect sensitive data and critical IT assets, and mitigate risk more effectively. The company has designed, built and managed enterprise security operations centers and enterprise-wide compliance and policy solutions across Federal government agencies and commercial companies. Customers include Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, NASA, United States Air Force, US Treasury and Nortel Networks. Further information can be found at www.secureinfo.com.
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