iPass Announces New SVP of Worldwide Sales
Addition of Seasoned Former Tumbleweed and Microsoft Executive Completes / New Leadership Team at Enterprise Mobility Leader
Before joining iPass, Hulse was executive vice president, worldwide field operations, for Tumbleweed Communications, a leader in secure Internet communication solutions with more than 4,000 worldwide enterprise customers. At Tumbleweed he was instrumental in growing its customer base by expanding into new vertical and market segments and developing new international territories.
Prior to Tumbleweed, Hulse was responsible for leading and integrating the Exchange Hosted Services (EHS) sales organization at Microsoft. Prior to Microsoft, Hulse was senior vice president of sales for FrontBridge Technologies, a managed messaging services company which was sold to Microsoft in 2005 for more than $200 million. Under Hulse's leadership, the company grew to more than 5,000 customers in 36 months, with revenues in excess of $75 million.
"I am especially pleased to welcome Nick to iPass as the final addition to our dynamic, new senior leadership team. Over the past six months, we have brought in five exceptionally talented executives who have demonstrated the ability to deliver phenomenal results over their careers," said Evan Kaplan, president and chief executive officer, iPass. "Behind their leadership, the company is moving well down the road to deliver on the new strategy I articulated in March, to reinvigorate iPass and meet the evolving needs of our customers for new mobility solutions."
Earlier in his career, Hulse also served as general manager/senior vice president, North America for Cybertek Holdings, a Korean-based provider of security, authentication and intrusion-detection products; vice president of marketing, products and channel sales at Epoch Internet, one of the largest, privately-held ISPs at the time; and has held executive positions with ARIS Corporation, an e-business consulting company, and New Horizons Computer Learning Centers.
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iPass helps enterprises and individuals unify the management of remote and mobile connectivity. With iPass software and services, enterprise customers can create easy-to-use wireless and broadband solutions for their mobile workers, home offices, and branch and retail locations, complete with web-based management, security validation, and unified billing. Mobile Individuals get global business-class connectivity in a simple and affordable package. iPass offerings are powered by its leading global virtual network, award-winning mobility manager software, and in-the-cloud platform. The iPass global virtual network unifies hundreds of wireless, broadband and dial-up providers in over 175 countries. Hundreds of Global 2000 companies rely on iPass services, including Ford, Nokia, and Proctor and Gamble. Founded in 1996, iPass is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California., with offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
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