Webroot Appoints Charles Tomeo Vice President of Worldwide Channels

Security IT Veteran to Bolster Development of Business Segment to Meet Growing Demand for Security Intelligence Solutions

Broomfield, CO – January 17, 2013

Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced the appointment of 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.

"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."

With almost 20 years of security experience, including almost eight at Webroot, Tomeo brings to the role excellent knowledge of the endpoint and web marketplace, including proven success to engage partners and end-customers, across the globe, throughout their lifecycles from pre-sale to post-sale. Previously, Tomeo served as Senior Director of WW Systems Engineer, Professional Services, and Training at Webroot.

"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."

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.


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Webroot® is the market leader in cloud delivered security software as a service (SaaS) solutions for consumers, businesses and enterprises. We have revolutionized Internet security to protect all the ways you connect online. Webroot delivers real-time advanced internet threat protection to customers through its BrightCloud® security intelligence platform, and its SecureAnywhere™ suite of cloud-based security products for endpoints, mobile devices and corporate networks. Plus de 7 millions de clients, 1,5 million d'entreprises et 1,3 million d'utilisateurs mobiles sont protégés par Webroot. Market leading security companies, including Cisco, F5, gateprotect, Palo Alto Networks, RSA, SOTI, Telenor, and others choose Webroot to provide advanced Internet threat protection for their products and services. Fondée en 1997, avec un siège situé dans le Colorado, Webroot est la plus grande société privée de sécurité sur Internet des États-Unis et elle opère en Amérique du Nord, en Europe et dans la zone Asie-Pacifique. For more information on our products and services, visit www.webroot.com.