Webroot names new vice president of worldwide channels and technical sales

Webroot Inc., a provider of internet security services, has appointed Charles Tomeo as vice president of worldwide channels and technical sales.

Tomeo will now be responsible for driving strategy and execution for worldwide channels for the Business segment in addition to maintaining his current role of managing the worldwide systems engineering team, training and services across the business, consumer and strategic alliance market segments.

With almost 20 years of security experience, including almost eight at Webroot, Tomeo brings to the role knowledge of the endpoint and web marketplace. Previously, Tomeo served as Senior Director of WW Systems Engineer, Professional Services, and Training at Webroot, the company said.

Prior to Webroot, Tomeo served as a senior systems engineer at Finjan Software, an enterprise web security solution company acquired by M86 Security in 2009. Tomeo also worked as an assistant vice president of IT in the Private Client Group at Merrill Lynch.

"As one of Webroot's longest tenured employees, he is intimately familiar with the technical and business nuances of our offering portfolio and how best to position our solutions with customers and partners, which will prove invaluable as we build our channel," said Dick Williams, Webroot CEO. "Charles is recognized within the company as one of our strongest managers and leaders all of which are showcased through the quality of the teams he has developed over the years."

"As an increasing number of global organizations begin to rely on the cloud to deliver critical applications and management tools, it is essential that the security in place is second to none," said Charles Tomeo, VP of WW Channels and Technical Sales, Webroot. "With our cloud-based technologies and market-leading network of partners, including LabTech Software and Anittel, Webroot has taken an innovative approach to build a strong channel foundation, and I look forward to working closely with our partners to further expand Webroot's global reach."