Mikael Jansson Joins Blackbird Group as Director Nordic Region

The Blackbird Group announced the addition of Mikael Jansson to its management team, effective July 1st, as Director Nordic Region.

Online PR News – 28-June-2010 – – New York, NY – The Blackbird Group announced the addition of Mikael Jansson to its management team, effective July 1st, as Director Nordic Region.

Jansson and the Blackbird Group have developed a strong relationship over the years, as Jansson served as Managing Director of TrustID, a longtime distributor of Blackbird Group products in the Nordic region, as well as a distributor for NetPro Computing Inc. (now part of Quest Software) in the region since 2003. As of July 1, TrustID will cease operations and Jansson will officially join the Blackbird Group where he will focus exclusively on Blackbird end customer and partner business.

As Managing Director of TrustID, Jansson has been responsible for several large accounts for the Blackbird Group, including the Swedish National Police and Region Skane.

"Over the years, I have worked with businesses to help them better manage and secure their networks, and cost-effectively achieve compliance with industry regulations and their own security needs," said Mikael Jansson. "I strongly believe in Blackbird's integrated approach to AD management and am excited to officially join the team and hit the ground running in my new capacity."

An industry veteran, Jansson has built a strong reputation in Windows management, identity and access management, and security and compliance solutions. A former principal consultant with NetAssist AB, Jansson brings a unique combination of technical knowledge with an understanding of business goals, needs, and processes.

"Mikael has been a strong partner for many years and his reputation, technical expertise, and depth of knowledge are well established in the industry. We are delighted to welcome him onboard and believe his wealth of sales and management experience will be a dynamic addition to our team," said Blackbird Group CEO, Christian Ehrenthal.

About The Blackbird Group, Inc.
The Blackbird Group is a leader in identity and access management. Blackbird's innovative solutions help organizations make the most of their technology investments and Windows infrastructure — with simpler compliance, streamlined governance, increased IT efficiency, and greater application availability. The Blackbird Group is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with more than two million installed seats worldwide. Founded in 2002, the Blackbird Group is a privately held company. Corporate headquarters are in Manhattan, New York with offices located throughout Europe. For more information, visit www.blackbird-group.com.

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