SEPATON Names Marie O’Brien VP of Federal Sales
SEPATON, Inc., the only company in the world that delivers disk-based data protection solutions specifically designed for large enterprises, today announced the appointment of Marie O’Brien to vice president of federal sales. Marie brings more than 20 years of experience in sales and senior management for high technology companies in the federal government market. Reporting directly to Mike Thompson, SEPATON president and CEO, Marie will lead SEPATON’s federal sales team and oversee all sales activities in the federal market.
Marie has an excellent reputation in the industry and a proven track record of designing and executing best-in-class sales programs. Her extensive experience in sales management includes high tech companies ranging in size from emerging to multi-national.
“SEPATON has a well-established presence in the federal market where we have the only high performance, scalable data protection systems that can meet their demanding data protection requirements,” said Mike Thompson, president and CEO, SEPATON, Inc. “This market is ideally suited for the high end performance only SEPATON can provide. We intend to deepen our penetration in this market through Marie’s capable leadership and demonstrated ability to build high-performing teams that deliver exceptional results.”
“I am excited to contribute to SEPATON’s successful sales efforts by building on its strong foundation in the federal sector with this powerful and unique technology,” said O’Brien. “I am also happy to be leading a team of seasoned sales professionals.”
As vice president of federal sales and support at Sun Microsystems, Marie directed sales and support field teams throughout North America and on U.S. military bases overseas around the world. In this role, she worked with executive leadership to implement aggressive change management and continuous improvement processes that resulted in dramatic improvement in sales efficiency .Prior to joining SEPATON, Marie founded and managed Clifton Advisors, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in the information technology and defense industries. In this role, she developed a portfolio of services that addressed the needs within the US Federal Government and private sector markets. Marie has also held senior management positions at a number of organizations serving government agencies and Fortune 500 enterprises, including, ClearEdge Power, Inc., VMware, Robbins-Gioia, Epok, Inc and Sun Microsystems.
About SEPATON, Inc.
SEPATON is the only company in the world that delivers data protection solutions specifically designed for large enterprises. These organizations manage massive amounts of data that need to be backed up in a defined window of time and restored promptly in the case of loss or disaster. SEPATON disk based data protection solutions deliver the industry’s highest levels of scalability, performance, and reliability to meet these demanding requirements.
As exponential data growth continues, SEPATON is the only vendor positioned to keep pace with a cost effective platform. These powerful, massively scalable solutions are used in the largest enterprises in the world. SEPATON’s is headquartered in Marlborough, MA, and has international offices in London and Beijing. For additional information call 866-SEPATON or visit http://www.sepaton.com.
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