Derek James to head up business development for WhiteHat
Application security vendor WhiteHat Security has appointed Derek James as its regional director for UK & Ireland. James he will be responsible for WhiteHat’s business development strategy in the two territories.
Prior to joining WhiteHat Security, James was commercial director at cybersecurity consultancy, PTP Consulting.
“Derek brings to WhiteHat a deep understanding of security trends and technologies, extensive experience in IT sales, and a first-hand understanding of the nuances and needs of the UK and Ireland markets and customers,” said Richard Dobber, EMEA vice president sales, WhiteHat Security. “Derek will be working closely with both customers and our partners to further expand business across two of our key EMEA territories.”
“The UK and Ireland represent a huge market opportunity for application security. WhiteHat’s ability to secure applications throughout the entire software development lifecycle with solutions for dynamic, static, and mobile application security – backed by the largest team of application security experts in the world – makes it an extremely compelling choice for partners and customers alike,” said James.
“I am looking forward to forging even stronger relationships with our existing customer and partner ecosystem, and to bringing our market-leading web application security solution to new customers in the region.”