– USA, CA – MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), the leader in mobile enterprise security, today announced that Barry Mainz has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and named to MobileIron’s board of directors. Barry succeeds founding CEO Bob Tinker, who will remain on MobileIron’s board.
Barry Mainz Joins as CEO and Member of the Board of Directors
Barry Mainz joins MobileIron as CEO effective today. Barry was recently the President of Wind River, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation. Barry has a track record of operational excellence, selling software to enterprises, and delivering innovative products in high growth markets. Prior to joining Wind River, Barry spent more than 15 years in sales leadership roles at a number of technology companies including Mercury Interactive, Sun Microsystems, and Seagate Technology.
Tae Hea Nahm, Chairman of MobileIron’s Board of Directors, said: “Bob and the Board conducted a search to find the right CEO to lead the next stage of MobileIron’s growth. We are delighted to have found that person in Barry Mainz. Barry is a highly accomplished software executive with a proven track record of scaling a software company in a growth market. Under Bob Tinker’s leadership, MobileIron grew from being an idea to a market leading mobile security company with more than 10,000 customers having purchased our software since 2009, and over $160 million in annual gross billings. The Board thanks Bob for his leadership over the last 8 years. We look forward to his contributions on the board of directors as MobileIron moves to its next phase of growth.”
Bob Tinker said: “It is a great pleasure to welcome Barry to MobileIron. Over the course of his career he has demonstrated his ability to deliver results by growing global sales, building customer loyalty, driving operational excellence, and building great teams. Barry’s experience and leadership are the right combination to build on the strong progress we made over the last year. I look forward to working closely with him.”
Barry Mainz said: “I’m honored to become the CEO of MobileIron and I’m excited about the enormous opportunity in front of us. MobileIron is positioned to become the applications and security backbone for modern end-user computing. I have personal experience with the product and believe it is the best in the market. As President and CEO, I will focus on positioning the company to achieve growth and profitability in a rapidly changing enterprise software environment for the benefit of customers, shareholders, employees, and partners.”
MobileIron provides the secure foundation for companies around the world to transform into Mobile First organizations.
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