Sameer Shelke, Co-founder, CTO and COO moves to US
Online PR News – 03-July-2011 – – Aujas, a global provider of information risk management services, has opened a new office in California, USA, as part of the company's continued geographic expansion. The new office will increase Aujas’ presence in key growth markets and support its global growth strategy. The expanded U.S. presence will allow Aujas to offer its information risk management services to companies across the West Coast.
As a part of this initiative, Sameer Shelke, co-founder, COO and CTO of Aujas has moved to California to work closely with key clients in the region. His focus will be on developing and creating more focused information risk solutions to help companies globally. Sameer will also explore new areas of partnerships and business opportunities across USA.
“With an increase in the need for information risk management services globally, Aujas has been considering ways to serve, partner and engage with local communities to provide solutions. We are very confident that with our presence in California, we will be able to open up new opportunities and strategic partnerships in the U.S.,” said Sameer.
Joining Sameer in the California office is Ms. Annmarie Papp, who recently joined Aujas as Business Development Manager. She has more than 25 years experience in sales and consulting for technology organizations, and was previously with RSA as the Senior Director of Professional Services. Annmarie has worked with companies such as Symantec Corporation, EMC Corporation, Hitachi Computer Products and has considerable experience in sales, results-oriented sales management and business development strategies.
"We’re getting a good response from the market and have already signed up many clients on the East Coast. The new California office plus our existing presence at New Jersey will help us work with new clients and partners and establish a higher level support and commitment. We’re delighted that our efforts to expand and reach out to companies seeking help on information security are showing results," added Karl Kispert, VP of Sales and Business Development.
In an independent survey conducted at CIO & IT Security Forum 2011, companies chose Aujas amongst the top 5 most requested information risk management service providers. With the new office and team, Aujas will be able to reach out to such companies and focus on their information security needs.
Aujas (www.aujas.com) is a global Information Risk Management services company and an IDG Ventures company, part of International Data Group (IDG). The company’s consultants work with the client’s management teams to align information risk with business initiatives, so that security becomes a business driver and competitive advantage. Aujas helps clients manage emerging technologies – mobile devices, social media, cloud computing – that are transforming the business environment and posing increasing security challenges.
The company offers global clients:
• Information risk advisory services
• Secure Development Life-cycle services
• Identity and access management services
• Managed information risk services
• Vulnerability management services
• Mobile, social media and cloud security services