PE-backed Fox Technologies hires sales VP

Fox Technologies Inc, which is backed by Parallax Capital Partners, has named Bryan Short as vice president of sales. Previously, Short worked at WorkForce Software where he served as vice president of sales and operations. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Fox Technologies is a provider of access management software.



Fox Technologies Inc., a portfolio company of Parallax Capital Partners and leader in Linux system access management solutions, announces the appointment of Bryan Short as vice president of sales. Short is a high-tech industry veteran with over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and business operations leadership. He will be responsible for strengthening Fox Technologies’ existing customer relationships, driving national sales strategies to generate demand and achieve revenue targets, and expanding reach into global markets.

“Bryan Short is an energetic sales leader with proven results in the technology and security industries,” says Victor Shepherd, CEO. “He will play a critical role in developing the sales and marketing structure to enable Fox Technologies’ continued growth in 2016.”

Most recently, Short served as vice president of sales and operations for WorkForce Software where he achieved over 200% year-over-year incremental revenue growth. He also held executive sales roles at People Statements LLC, ANXeBusiness, itControl Solutions, Vigilant Technologies, and DefenderTech Security Solutions. In addition, Short serves as president and managing partner at Mi6 Group, a consultancy firm specializing in sales training, team building, and revenue acceleration.

“I am excited to be a part of the Fox Technologies’ team and look forward to supporting our mission of helping IT professionals become more efficient, manage more servers, and enforce more security,” stated Short.

Short attended Cornell University where he earned a bachelor of science in hospitality and business management.

About Fox Technologies, Inc.
Fox Technologies, Inc. helps companies protect corporate information assets with network security and access management software as well as striving to simplify compliance and streamline administration with an award-winning access management and privileged account control solution. Our access management software centrally enforces granular access entitlements in real time across diverse server environments. For more information, please visit

About Parallax Capital Partners
Parallax Capital Partners, LLC, is a private equity firm focused on acquiring and operating application software and related services companies. Since 1999, Parallax has acquired over 20 companies. Parallax’s previous and current portfolio companies generate over $1.5 billion of annual revenues and have provided significant returns for its investors, partners and employees. Parallax has built an exceptional track record of transitioning divisions, subsidiaries and product lines into successful stand-alone entities. For more information, please visit