Friday's Last Word: Vormetric CEO Alan KesslerFriday's Last Word: Vormetric CEO Alan Kessler
Vormetric CEO Alan Kessler joined the San Jose, California-based enterprise encryption and key management services provider in 2012. What does he do outside of the office? Find out in this profile.
March 20, 2015
Friday's Last Word: Vormetric CEO Alan Kessler — Who exactly is he?
Vormetric CEO Alan Kessler joined the San Jose, California-based enterprise encryption and key management services provider in 2012. As CEO, he has been working to expand Vormetric's global footprint, target untapped market opportunities and achieve operational excellence.
Prior to Vormetric, Kessler held leadership positions at HP, TippingPoint (a division of 3Com), Attune Systems and Palm, Inc.
What are his plans for Vormetric?
"We're going to grow like crazy," he says. "We are introducing a raft of new products in the first half of the year. Our cloud partner program is seeing phenomenal growth well in excess of 100 percent."
Who does Kessler challenge to sit in the hot seat?
Jim Lewandowski, CEO of FireHost.
What is "Friday's Last Word"?
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