Zenprise, a maker of mobile device management software, has added Steve Valenzuela as chief financial officer; Todd Terbeek as vice president of business development; and Howard Greenfield as vice president of worldwide sales. Valenzuela was previously CFO at Rainmaker Systems, a publicly traded software-as-a-service company. Terbeek was previously vice president of sales and marketing at Lockdown Networks. Prior to Zenprise, Greenfield served as vice president of sales for Wanova, a provider of desktop virtualization solutions. With the latest news, Zenprise also said it had relocated to Redwood City, Calif. Zenprise is backed by investors including Rembrandt Venture Partners, Ignition Partners, Bay Partners, Mayfield and Shasta Ventures.
Zenprise™, Inc., a leading provider of mobile device management software, today announced it has added three industry veterans to its highly experienced executive management team to manage the company’s unprecedented growth. Joining the Company are industry veterans Steve Valenzuela as CFO; Todd Terbeek as vice president of business development; and Howard Greenfield as vice president of worldwide sales. Valenzuela, Terbeek and Greenfield each have significant experience helping companies successfully manage rapid growth as they move from startups to public companies.
In addition, the Company announced it relocated its corporate headquarters from Fremont, California, to a larger location in Redwood City, California. Zenprise also announced it has opened offices in the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands to address the needs of its growing worldwide customer base.
“Zenprise is experiencing tremendous growth as enterprises are ramping up their mobile device deployments and realizing they need a multilayer security and management solution that can scale quickly,” said Jayaram Bhat, CEO of Zenprise. “We’ve added Steve, Todd and Howard to our management team because they have the proven experience in building both private and public companies with revenues of hundreds of millions of dollars. Together, we will continue to provide customers with world class solutions, service and support.”
A Seasoned Executive Team
Valenzuela joins Zenprise with more than 30 years in the global high tech market. Before joining Zenprise, he served as senior vice president and CFO at Rainmaker Systems, a NASDAQ-listed software-as-a-service (SaaS) company, where he held a leadership role in corporate expansion and development. Throughout his career as a CFO, Valenzuela has a proven track record of guiding technology companies, including LinkExchange, where he negotiated the sale of the company to Microsoft, and PlanetRx, which he led through an IPO.
At the center of Zenprise’s growth strategy is business development, where Terbeek’s 20-plus years of business development, sales and marketing experience will prove invaluable. He joins Zenprise after serving as vice president of sales and marketing at Lockdown Networks (subsequently acquired by McAfee), a provider of network access control and device policy enforcement software. Terbeek has worked with businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 200 companies, including Singlestep Technologies and Likewise Software.
Greenfield brings over 20 years of experience in enterprise software sales to the Zenprise executive team. Prior to Zenprise, he served as vice president of sales for Wanova, a provider of desktop virtualization solutions. At Wanova, Greenfield was responsible for the company’s global sales strategy, including direct and channel efforts, customer support and the expansion of Wanova’s sales organization. Before joining Wanova, Greenfield was vice president of sales at Witness Systems where he developed and managed the North American sales operations. Greenfield also served as vice president of sales with Mercury Interactive, growing his business unit from $3 million to $112 million during his tenure. In addition to Wanova, Witness Systems and Mercury, Greenfield has held key sales and operations roles at Seagate, EMS, MTI and NYNEX.
“Enterprise mobility is proving to be increasingly complicated for IT to manage and control, especially with the increasing number of platforms and devices entering the market,” said Steve Valenzuela, chief financial officer. “I’m proud to join a high growth, innovative market-leading company like Zenprise that offers the most comprehensive management and security solutions available.”
New Corporate Headquarters and Sales Offices
Zenprise has relocated its corporate headquarters to Redwood City, California from Fremont, California. Known as “software city,” Redwood City is located prime on the mid-Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Company has also opened sales offices in the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands to meet the needs of its growing European customer base. In just the last six months, Zenprise’s European customer base has achieved dramatic growth.
Zenprise’s extensive list of global customers spans a cross-section of countries and vertical industries including: Comcast, Boeing Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, Varian Medical Systems and Vodafone.
Zenprise, provider of award winning mobile device management and security solutions, enables enterprises to confidently secure, manage and grow their mobile deployments as they mobilize their workforce. Zenprise protects the enterprise at more points against more threats than any other vendor in the market. Using Zenprise software, companies can reduce their mobile TCO costs by over 25 percent, increase customer service levels by over 75 percent and ensure corporate compliance rates of 100 percent. Supported smartphone platforms include BlackBerry®, iPhone, Palm, Windows Mobile and Android devices. Founded in 2003, Zenprise is headquartered in Redwood City, California and is privately held with funding from investors Bay Partners, Ignition Partners, Mayfield Fund, Rembrandt Venture Partners, and Shasta Ventures. Zenprise’s executive and product teams bring enterprise software experience from companies such as Mercury, EDS, Zambeel, Bay Networks, and Loudcloud.
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