MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of cloud-based telecommunications life-cycle and trusted cybersecurity management Enterprise-wide solutions announced today a New Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Mr. John Atkinson brings more then 28 years of progressive sales and marketing experience in Information Technology with a strong background in developing, building, and deploying international sales and marketing strategies, teams, and channels. This significant addition to the WidePoint leadership team puts the company in a position to continue with its expansion of building and deploying a robust sales and marketing infrastructure in 2013; even as the Company broadens its solutions and reach from the federal sector to state and local municipalities and commercial market opportunities within the US and internationally to meet the needs of its multi-national customer base.
As Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Atkinson will be responsible for the sales and marketing management of WidePoint's overall product and services offerings. He has held positions at Lenovo, WinMagic, IdentiPhi, Gieseche & Devrient, Gemplus, Samsung, and Hitachi.
"John has an excellent record in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies and brings both broad-based experience and relevant expertise to WidePoint at this juncture, as we work to broaden our solutions and customer reach," stated Steve Komar, WidePoint CEO. "He will be an important, driving asset in further strengthening WidePoint's leadership position in the Telecom Management and Identity Assurance and Management space as we continue to work at converging our solutions and delivering enterprise-wide integrated solutions to our customers and prospects, while expanding our market presence and position."
Atkinson is not only well positioned for his role at WidePoint, he is excited to jump right in. "I look forward to being part of the executive team at WidePoint and bringing my expertise and relationships into a marketplace that is poised for wide adoption and growth. In particular, I'm excited about the strategic charge of implementing a suite of integrated secured mobility solutions offered at the Enterprise level," said John Atkinson.
WidePoint is a specialist in providing telecommunications management and cybersecurity solutions utilizing its advanced information technology products and services. WidePoint has several wholly owned subsidiaries holding major government and commercial contracts. WidePoint enables Enterprises and Agencies to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government-mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. For more information, visit www.widepoint.com.
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