Spirion Expands Executive Team to Strengthen Position in Data Privacy Management Market

“Thanks to our obsession with protecting data privacy, Spirion has experienced exceptional growth by reducing the technical complexity commonly associated with data privacy and making it more manageable for organizations of all sizes.”

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (PRWEB) February 12, 2020
Spirion, a pioneer in building solutions that enable companies around the globe to take the critical first step towards data security and privacy, today announced that it has expanded its executive team, adding five senior data security and technology leaders to advance the development of its data privacy management framework. Spirion’s new executive leadership includes Michael Scott previously from The Wendy’s Company as Chief Privacy and Security Officer; Stanley Curtis from Pilgrim Quality Solutions as Executive Vice President of Development; Scott Giordano from Robert Half Legal as Vice President and Senior Counsel, Privacy and Compliance; Jennifer Holtvluwer from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise as Vice President of Demand Marketing; and Tom Palomaki from LogRhythm as Senior Vice President of Sales.
These leadership appointments follow the recent appointment of Kevin Coppins as President and CEO, accompanied by a $20 million investment by The Riverside Company, Spirion’s private equity owner. Under the strategic guidance of Coppins, Spirion is using its latest funding to accelerate the development of products that strengthen its data privacy management framework.
“Thanks to our obsession with protecting data privacy, Spirion has experienced exceptional growth by reducing the technical complexity commonly associated with data privacy and making it more manageable for organizations of all sizes,” stated Coppins. “The addition of Mike, Stanley, Scott, Jennifer and Tom to our leadership team and the important depth of expertise they bring across data privacy, compliance and enterprise software further strengthens our ability to develop distinct security features that will continue to position Spirion ahead of the curve when it comes to trusted and effective data privacy management.”
Spirion’s new executives include:
Michael Scott, Chief Privacy and Security OfficerMichael Scott is an information security leader with more than 20 years of experience providing scalable and secure solutions for global organizations. Most recently, he held the positions of Chief Information Security Officer for The Wendy’s Corporation; Executive Director, Office of the CISO with Optiv, Inc., a security solutions integrator that delivers end-to-end cybersecurity services globally; and Digital Security Services Leader with NCR Corporation where he built and managed security solutions for the retail, hospitality, and banking industries. Previously, he served as the Global Information Security Manager for Verint.
Stanley Curtis, Executive Vice President, DevelopmentStanley Curtis has more than 30 years of experience overseeing the development of enterprise software and hardware solutions for high-tech companies, including those in healthcare and life sciences. Most recently, Curtis was CTO of Pilgrim Quality Solutions, where he led the development of enterprise quality management software for the life sciences industry, including medical device and pharmaceutical companies. Previously, he held executive positions leading the development of enterprise software for healthcare companies, including MTS Medication Technologies, McKesson Provider Technologies, and Kronos.
Curtis holds a graduate certificate in information assurance and cybersecurity from the Florida Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Old Dominion University. He also attended the AEA/Stanford Executive Institute at Stanford University.
Scott M. Giordano, Vice President and Senior Counsel, Privacy and ComplianceScott M. Giordano, Esq., is an attorney with more than 20 years of legal, technology, and risk management consulting experience. An IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy and a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), Giordano serves as Spirion’s subject matter expert on multinational data protection and its intersection with technology, export compliance, internal investigations, information governance, and risk management. Before joining Spirion, he served as Director, Data Protection for Robert Half Legal and established the global privacy program for Esterline Technologies Corporation. Giordano has held senior positions at several legal technology firms, holds a patent for Intelligently Searching of Electronically Stored Information, and taught the first law school course on electronic evidence and e-discovery.
Giordano is a member of the bar in Washington state, California, and the District of Columbia. He holds a master’s degree in economic crime management from Utica College, a Juris Doctor and MBA from Santa Clara University, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Long Beach.
Jen Holtvluwer, Vice President of Demand MarketingJen Holtvluwer has more than 20 years of senior marketing and business development experience with success creating compelling stories that impact audiences and ensure a customer-focused approach to business opportunities. Most recently, she served as Senior Director of Marketing and Inside Sales for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and as Head of Marketing and Business Development with Cherwell Software. Previously, Holtvluwer held senior marketing positions with BMC Software, Pilgrim Quality Solutions, and Dover Corporation.
Holtvluwer holds a master’s degree in communications from Grand Valley State University and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Hope College. She is a board member of AA-ISP (American Association of Inside Sales Professionals).
Tom Palomaki, Senior Vice President of SalesTom Palomaki has over 25 years of executive sales, services and support leadership, channel partnership, and operations experience in the software industry. Before joining Spirion, he held leadership roles with Novell, Fortinet, BDNA, Flexera, and LogRhythm. Throughout his career, Tom has successfully built high-performing sales teams that help customers address complex business problems with technology.
Palomaki holds an MBA in information systems from The Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester and a bachelor’s degree in business from Cornell University.
About the Data Privacy Management FrameworkSpirion’s comprehensive data privacy management framework includes data privacy, compliance and behavior analytics solutions that protect customers by enabling them to accurately discover and classify sensitive data, understand the data within the context of their business, and then take actions to control that data so they can operate with minimal friction and comply with laws and regulations built to protect the personal data privacy of individuals.
About SpirionSpirion (http://www.spirion.com) is a pioneer in designing the critical first step of data security and privacy through its data discovery, persistent classification, and behavior software and services. Since 2006, thousands of organizations across all industries worldwide have reduced their sensitive data footprint and proactively minimized the risks, costs, and reputational damage of successful cyberattacks and regulatory violations. The company was recently ranked by CIOReview magazine as one of the “20 Most Promising Compliance Technology Solution Providers of 2019,” an annual listing of 20 companies that are at the forefront of providing compliance technology solutions and transforming businesses.
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Single Digits Acquires the Wireless Division of BSG; Strengthens Its Position in Next Generation Wireless Connectivity

“Single Digits’ acquisition of BSG Wireless strongly positions our company to provide leadership and solutions for our customers that leverages the paradigm shift in wireless connectivity including the convergence of 5G, Wi-Fi 6, and Next Generation Hotspot.”

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BEDFORD, NH (PRWEB) February 04, 2020
Since 2003, Single Digits has been a leader in delivering highly scalable, reliable enterprise-class wireless network solutions and services for property owners, operators, and partners. Today Single Digits announces the acquisition of BSG Wireless and takes a major step forward in establishing a global leadership position in the paradigm shift in wireless connectivity that includes the convergence of 5G cellular, Wi-Fi 6, and NGH (Next Generation Hotspot), creating connectivity experiences previously not possible.
The combination of Single Digits’ OneConnectTM technology platform, global services and support organization with BSG Wireless’ wireless connectivity, location and identity services will enable customers and partners to remain seamlessly and securely connected as they move between a growing array of managed, stove-piped wireless networks, access technologies and IoT enabled devices – ultimately delivering on the promise of the Single Digits ‘Connected Life Experience (CLE)’.
The rapid evolution of wireless technologies has increased user expectations for being reliably, securely, and seamlessly connected wherever they are, while at the same time leveraging their identity for wireless engagement tailored to their unique needs. Currently in the U.S. there are approximately 8 networked devices per person1, a number expected to climb to 13.6 per person by 2022. Single Digits is uniquely positioned to address these rapidly growing needs and expectations.
These important enhancements to the customer connectivity experience are equaled only by the revenue opportunities created through the ability of carriers and network owners to offer new peer business opportunities and consumer services. Additionally, BSG Wireless customers will also gain the opportunity to establish incremental revenue streams to enable data roaming at their properties and to off-load cellular data traffic at Single Digits operated Wi-Fi networks, taking advantage of leading edge Wi-Fi technologies including Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Passpoint® and Wi-Fi 6 to deliver a seamless experience to their subscribers.
“BSG Wireless has developed an excellent reputation for enabling its customers with wireless roaming access and technology. Acquiring BSG Wireless affirms Single Digits’ commitment to enabling a higher quality, higher value wireless connectivity experience for our customers,” says Steve Singlar, Single Digits’ CEO. “It’s time for a standards-based approach for roaming across wireless networks and to evolve the LAN experience across the global connectivity footprint. Cellular 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and the availability of additional wireless spectrum are fueling the opportunity to deliver a ubiquitous wireless experience. Integrating BSG Wireless’ underlying technologies enables Single Digits to seize that opportunity.”
ABOUT BSG WIRELESSBSG Wireless is an innovative Wi-Fi solutions provider, delivering comprehensive solutions to carriers that want to build, manage, monetize and market their wireless services securely and efficiently. For more than ten years, BSG Wireless has been providing services that range from connection and hotspot clients to network interconnection services including data and financial clearing. BSG Wireless helps some of the world’s leading wireless operators manage their global wireless roaming footprint, location directories, payment gateway and credential issuance systems to ensure a reliable, secure and seamless customer experience.
ABOUT SINGLE DIGITSSingle Digits is a leading provider of intelligent managed networks, next generation WiFi solutions, High-Speed Internet Access management and global support solutions. The company offers complete guest and resident internet and connectivity solutions, including components of IP network design, engineering, professional services, ongoing maintenance, networking monitoring, multi-lingual support, revenue reporting and authentication tracking. Single Digits currently serves over 3300 customers across the hospitality, student housing, MDU, transportation, and federal and municipal government facilities. Single Digits was acquired in 2018 by GI Partners, a leading private equity firm. This is the fifth strategic acquisition for Single Digits under GI Partners’ ownership. For more information, please visit http://www.singledigits.com.
ABOUT GI PARTNERSGI Partners is a private investment firm based in San Francisco. The firm has raised over $20 billion in capital from leading institutional investors across the globe. GI Partners’ private equity team focuses on investments in the IT Infrastructure, Healthcare, Software, and Services sectors. For more information on GI Partners and its entire portfolio, please visit http://www.gipartners.com.
Press and Media inquiries, please contact:Lisa Kenney, Single Digits, Inclkenney@singledigits.com, 603.580.1539 x7065
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4medica Names Jorge Nobregas to Newly Created Position of Senior Vice President of Sales

“We’re fortunate to have Jorge join our team,” said Gregg Church, president of 4medica.

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (PRWEB) February 03, 2020
4medica ® today announced that Jorge Nobregas, CCVT, RDCS has been appointed Senior Vice President of Sales to lead national sales initiatives targeting accountable care organizations (ACOs), health information exchanges (HIEs), health system and hospital-based labs, and commercial labs.
In this newly created position, Nobregas will direct 4medica’s sales team spearheading strategic sales development, market and competitive analysis and innovative sales strategy implementation for the company’s clinical interoperability, big data management and laboratory revenue cycle management solutions.
“We’re fortunate to have Jorge join our team,” said Gregg Church, president of 4medica. “4medica celebrates its 20-year history as a private company, organically funded and profitable, which is unique in our industry. We’ve come a long way developing 100 percent cloud native solutions rather than stay focused on conventional systems to elevate our market opportunities and growth. Jorge’s three decades of hands-on experience building software sales teams, coupled with his vast knowledge of business, technical and clinical technologies across multiple healthcare verticals, is fundamental to the value we bring to our clients.”
A 30-year health IT industry veteran, Nobregas started his career in clinical cardiology earning three clinical cardiology credentials. He spent nearly a decade with Orion Health, Inc., leading profitable growth of big data SaaS solutions providing analytics, population health, health information exchange, and integration engine capabilities. Most notably, Nobregas was part of the sales team that grew the company from 100 employees and $50 million in annual revenue to more than 1,200 employees, $150 million in annual revenue and in over 30 countries.
Nobregas also served in sales executive leadership positions at Siemens Healthineers, Discharge 1-2-3 for emergency department clinical systems, National Digital Medical Archive, Initiate Systems, Sentillion and Siemens.
“4medica is a fast and agile innovator and market leader whose business model aligns with current day economics of value-based care,” remarked Nobregas. “While many companies say they are committed to partnering with customers, 4medica is the only company that I know of that actually shares risk with their clients, deemed the essence of a true partnership. Each and every customer is valued by the entire organization, and it’s great to see how the entire 4medica team rallies around their successes. I’m excited to help expand 4medica’s exceptional performance.”
Nobregas earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Florida International University in Miami. He is a registered cardiac sonographer accredited by the American Association of Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and has obtained the Series 6 and Series 66 licenses from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
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About 4medicaGuaranteeing an unprecedented 1% patient record duplication rate, 4medica® solves data integrity and financial challenges to minimize patient safety and other clinical risks and achieve true clinical interoperability and transparency for patients. Our Big Data Management and Clinical Data Exchange cloud solutions help healthcare organizations facilitate patient identity management and data exchange to ensure the right data is captured at the right time, the first time. 4medica’s Perfect Order for Perfect Payment™ ensures labs and imaging centers get paid by integrating high-volume revenue cycle management services throughout the entire order management process. 4medica has processed up to 6 billion clinical results representing more than 70 million patient identities. The company connects 40,000-plus physicians to hundreds of ACOs, HIEs, HINs, hospitals, health systems, laboratories, radiology imaging centers and payers nationwide. Learn more at http://www.4medica.com.

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