Wiretap Names Jeff Spridgeon Vice President of Sales
Spridgeon brings more than 18 years of frontline technology sales experience, most recently serving as Executive Director of Sales at Dell Software Group.
Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2017 — Wiretap, a leading innovator of solutions designed to secure and safely grow the use and corporate governance needs of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs), today named Jeff Spridgeon Vice President of Sales. Spridgeon will be responsible for building Wiretap’s sales organization and accelerating go-to-market efforts throughout the world.
Spridgeon brings more than 18 years of diversified sales experience, joining Wiretap most recently from Dell Software Group, where he managed a worldwide sales organization of more than 150 employees, accountable for $500M in annual software maintenance renewal revenue. Prior to joining Dell Software, Spridgeon was a Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Quest Software, acquired by Dell in 2012. At Quest, he relocated and rebuilt the company’s worldwide software maintenance sales organization, establishing headquarters locations in Columbus, Ohio and Cork, Ireland.
Spridgeon joined Quest following the acquisition of Aelita Software where he served as Senior Director of Sales Operations. In his four years at Aelita, he was responsible for leading sales efforts as well as customer contract negotiation, sales compensation management, renewal sales, CRM systems, territory planning, and sales analysis.
Wiretap Co-founder and CEO Jeff Schumann: “Jeff brings an outstanding portfolio of proven technology sales success and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Wiretap senior management team. We believe Jeff is uniquely suited to build and sustain a groundswell of sales momentum as we execute on our vision to be the de facto standard technology choice for HR and IT administrators looking to securely deploy and grow their use of enterprise collaboration tools.”
Wiretap empowers organizations to safely grow their Enterprise Social Networks and collaboration tools such as Microsoft Yammer®, Workplace by Facebook and Slack by securing against intellectual property and confidential data leaks, insider threats, HR policy violations, compliance issues and external sharing risks. As a critical part of an organization’s overall security fabric, Wiretap encourages and facilitates safe collaboration by monitoring files and conversations, as well as blocking material or communication that could place a company at risk. Wiretap is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio — a city ranked #1 for scaling startups¹ and #8 in U.S. cities for tech job growth². For more information visit www.wiretap.com and follow @WiretapSecurity.
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¹ Kauffman Foundation, Forbes, Zillow
² Praxis Strategy Group, 2012