NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waratek, the Java application protection and management company, today announced the appointment of Michael Adams as Senior Vice President, North America, Sales and Business Development. Adams brings more than 20 years of information technology and security experience to Waratek and will lead a cross-functional team that spans sales and distribution, business development and field services. He reports to Brian Maccaba, CEO of Waratek.
“Michael is proven sales leader with deep information security experience and a successful track record for taking new products to market,” said Brian Maccaba, CEO of Waratek. “He has the right combination of management skills, technology expertise and industry relationships to rapidly scale Waratek’s sales efforts.”
Adams joins Waratek from Verizon-Terramark, where he was responsible for cloud and cyber security solutions accounts in the United States, EMEA and APAC. With Hewlett-Packard he secured a Prime contractor agreement for a half Billion dollar systems integration program following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Adams also served in the United States Army Special Forces. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science from Colorado Technical University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management/Computer Science from Austin Peay State University.
“Waratek has developed a very powerful yet transparent technology for securing enterprise Java applications. Current approaches to the problem are complex and difficult to manage, so there’s a big opportunity for a solution like ours that is simple to understand and deploy,” said Adams. “Joining Waratek is a great opportunity to build a world-class Java security company.”
Waratek makes Java enterprise applications more secure and easier to manage. The Waratek Application Security for Java platform provides transparent, run-time application self-protection against business logic and network layer threats. The Waratek CloudVM enables organizations to deploy multiple Java apps on a single server within Cloud or datacenter environments to dramatically reduce operating costs. Waratek is a SWIFT Innotribe Top Global Innovator and Gartner Cool Vendor in Application and Integration Platforms. The company is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with offices in London, New York, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, Taipei and Seoul. For further information please visit www.waratek.com.