Symark International Appoints Matthew S. Collier Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations
Agoura Hills, Calif. - Feb 9, 2009 - Symark International, developer of the PowerSeries™ identity and access management solutions for heterogeneous IT environments, today announced the appointment of Matthew S. Collier as executive vice president of worldwide field operations. Mr. Collier will oversee sales, marketing, technical support and product management for the company.
“Matt Collier’s unique combination of operations, sales, marketing and engineering experience makes him an ideal candidate to help drive the next phase of Symark’s growth.” said John Mutch, CEO of Symark International.
Mr. Collier is a technology industry veteran, having served with several high technology companies culminating in his most recent position as President and CEO of Electronic Sensor Technology in Thousand Oaks, CA. Previously, he was President and Principal of Camarillo-based SAFER Systems Software. Earlier in his career, Mr. Collier served as the youngest big city Mayor in the US, when he was elected Mayor of Flint, Michigan in 1987 at the age of 29. Mr. Collier holds degrees from the United States Military Academy at West Point and Harvard University.
“Organizations worldwide are faced with increasingly sophisticated and costly security breaches many of which are perpetrated by employees,” said Collier. “These organizations can no longer rely on trust alone to keep their sensitive data secure. Companies need a secure auditable process across their IT portfolio in order to reduce the risk of fraud being launched from within their organization. Symark is uniquely qualified to help solve these problems for companies.”
Symark’s PowerSeries solutions—including PowerBroker, PowerKeeper, PowerPassword and PowerADvantage—help organizations in all industries control privileged administrator and end-user access to IT systems and proprietary information across heterogeneous IT environments. Symark currently has more than 1000 customers worldwide, and its industry-leading technologies continue to help enterprises combat insider threat and comply with SOX, HIPAA, PCI DSS and other federal and industry regulations.
About Symark International
Founded in 1985, Symark is the leading provider of security administration solutions for heterogeneous IT environments. Symark PowerBroker® enables granular delegation of administrative privileges while restricting Unix/Linux root account access. Symark PowerPassword®, User Management Edition provides Unix/Linux user account management along with login and password security policies. Symark PowerKeeper® provides storage and secure access of administrative passwords for multiple servers, applications, and network devices. All three products offer central administration and detailed audit logs. Symark offers extensive expertise in enterprise computing security, and its products are backed by unmatched technical support. For more information, visit us a www.symark.com..
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