SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(Virtual World Computing, the company that ensures the highest levels of privacy, security and online personal protection, today announced the appointment of Vernon Irvin as President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, he will be charged with leading the company’s day-to-day operations, including development of the company’s groundbreaking Cocoon Internet security software, while also managing its game changing customer experience.)--
“I'm honored to be joining the talented team at VWC and look forward to exceeding the exploding market demands for personal privacy, security, and simple browsing solutions.”
“Vernon brings an impressive background of successfully leading consumer technology companies, with the ideal balance of operational experience and strategic management that will ensure our continued growth,” said Jeff Bermant, CEO, Virtual World Computing. “Vernon is passionate about game changing technologies and brings a unique vision of how we can expand our product offerings that help give users control over their online experience.”
Mr. Irvin brings over twenty years of executive and operational leadership experience for technology, software and digital media companies, with particular experience for driving consumer-focused technology adoption. Recently he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at XM Satellite Radio, and was instrumental in growing over two million customer subscriptions in just two years. Prior to XM, Mr. Irvin served as Executive Vice President and General Manager for the VeriSign’s communications services group, driving revenues of $975.7 million and more than 2,000 employees in 19 countries. Mr. Irvin has also served in senior executive positions at both American Management Systems and British Telecommunications.
“VWC has already created highly innovative solutions and has developed a solid and loyal customer base, and I'm excited about the opportunity to continue driving the growth and adoption of its breakthrough technology,” said Mr. Irvin. “I'm honored to be joining the talented team at VWC and look forward to exceeding the exploding market demands for personal privacy, security, and simple browsing solutions.”
For more information or to download Cocoon, please visit www.GetCocoon.com.
About Virtual World Computing:
VWC’s core business model is built on ensuring the highest levels of privacy and security and protection. The company’s flagship product, Cocoon provides consumers with a better way to browse with greater privacy protection, computer security and browsing convenience. Cocoon puts the user in control of the Internet experience by ensuring that their computer and personal information are protected from malicious attacks, unwanted spam or phishing, cookie tracking and many other invasions of privacy. For more information, visit www.GetCocoon.com.