Webroot Makes Key Appointments to Drive Global Sales of Cloud Security Solutions

Technology Veterans Will Steer Aggressive International Market Growth and Business Expansion

BROOMFIELD, CO - January 19, 2012

Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced two executive appointments to drive global adoption of its cloud-based security solutions. Jeff Santelices is responsible for leading the company’s global sales and demand fulfillment operations in the new role of vice president of worldwide demand fulfillment. He is supported by Justin Endres, who has joined as vice president of worldwide enterprise sales and operations.

"Webroot is revolutionizing the information security industry. With Webroot® SecureAnywhere™, we aim to make it easy for consumers to stay protected online wherever they go, and easy for businesses to protect their employees and their networks," said Dick Williams, chief executive officer, Webroot. "Jeff and Justin possess deep experience in helping organizations establish market leadership positions at critical stages in their growth. I am pleased to have them on board as we work to deliver security as a service more effectively than anyone else in the market."

In the new role as vice president of worldwide demand fulfillment, Jeff Santelices oversees global sales and demand fulfillment across all of Webroot's markets and channels. Santelices joined Webroot in October 2010 as vice president of worldwide strategic alliances, responsible for leading a team focused on business expansion through the development of strategic technology partnerships. Prior to Webroot, Santelices has a long history of leading successful corporate development, sales and channel enablement programs at global technology companies including IBM, Corio, Oracle, TrackVia and Hyperic, Inc. (later acquired by SpringSource, a division of vmWare).

As vice president of worldwide enterprise sales and operations, Justin Endres will play an integral role in accelerating adoption of Webroot's cloud-based security products for organizations worldwide. Prior to joining Webroot, Endres was vice president of sales, storage and virtualization at SolarWinds, a top provider of IT management software, where he led international business operations and implemented new strategies and key channel relationships. These efforts helped triple the company’s annual revenue over a three-year period. He has also held sales leadership positions at AlterPoint, Inc., Qwest Communications and Dell.

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