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Application Security, Inc. Announces VP, Worldwide Sales & Distribution

by Steve BogdonTuesday, April 14, 2009

Technology Veteran to Oversee Global Sales Initiative and Lead Sales Efforts in Key Emerging Markets

NEW YORK – April 13, 2009 Application Security, Inc., the leading provider of database security, risk and compliance solutions for the enterprise, today announced the appointment of Rob Chapdelaine as vice president, worldwide sales and distribution, effective immediately.  As Application Security, Inc. extends its leadership in the database security, risk and compliance market, Mr. Chapdelaine brings extensive sales management and operations experience to the firm.   He’ll be responsible for managing the worldwide sales organization at Application Security, Inc. and will drive the company’s global expansion.

“Rob Chapdelaine is a recognized industry leader,” said John Ottman, president and CEO, Application Security, Inc. “Rob brings deep experience in global markets, and his skill set is a strong match to our fast growing international sales operations.   Database security, risk and compliance is a global business requirement, and Rob will lead our initiative to meet the demands of this high growth market.”

For nearly 30 years Rob Chapdelaine has been successful driving sales, sales management, and global operations of enterprise software companies.  Rob previously managed sales organizations at Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) Parametric Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: PMTC) and Prime Computer.  He has also delivered sales effectiveness and value selling consulting and training services to numerous Fortune 500 customers through his work with Force Management, LLC. 

Rob most recently served Parametric Technology Corp. as senior vice president, North American sales and distribution.  Under Rob’s leadership, PTC’s revenue in North America grew 40% in just four years.  His previous management positions with PTC include managing the company’s Asia-Pacific operations as well as managing PTC’s global services business.  Prior to PTC, he worked as a District Manager in Oracle’s telecommunications industry team and at Prime Computer as the Southern New England Branch Manager and a Sales Representative. Mr. Chapdelaine holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Boston University with concentrations in Finance and Marketing.

“Joining an industry leading organization with the reputation and products of Application Security, Inc. represents a great opportunity,” said Chapdelaine. “There’s strong global demand for database security, risk, and compliance solutions and the company has distinguished itself as the market leader.  My goal is to help Application Security, Inc. strengthen our leadership position and expand worldwide sales operations.”

This executive appointment comes as Application Security, Inc. continues to reach new milestones for growth and innovation.  Last year Inc. Magazine named Application Security, Inc. to its list of the fastest-growing private American companies in 2008 for the second year in a row, and Deloitte & Touche just named the company to its Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Program for 2008.  As part of its growth, the company reported its 1,500th global customer earlier this year.  

About Application Security, Inc.

Application Security, Inc. is the leading provider of cross platform database security, risk and compliance solutions for the enterprise.  Application Security, Inc.’s products – AppDetetectivePro and DbProtect – deliver the industry’s most comprehensive database security solution and are in use around the world in the most demanding environments by over 1,500 customers.  The company was named to Inc. Magazine’s 2007 (Inc. 500) and 2008 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, and was also named to the 2008 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 by Deloitte & Touche.

For more information, please visit www.appsecinc.com.

Contact Information

Tom Bain
Application Security, Inc.
Alex Wallace
Racepoint Group


DbProtect and AppDetetectivePro are trademarks of Application Security, Inc. All other product names, service marks, and trademarks mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective owners.


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