MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AirTight Networks, a global leader in cloud-managed Wi-Fi, today announced the appointment of Freddy Mangum to the position of chief marketing officer (CMO), building on the additions of Rick Wilmer as chief executive officer and Kester Kyrie as vice president of worldwide sales and channels in June. The new executives position the company well for continued growth in the fast growing cloud-managed Wi-Fi market.
“AirTight’s approach to development and delivery of cloud-based Wi-Fi is unique in the industry, having been conceived from the outset to ease deployment and simplify management of Wi-Fi for the enterprise and service provider markets,” said Mangum. “I am very enthusiastic about the company’s growth prospects and look forward to contributing to its ongoing success.”
AirTight’s mission is to make enterprise Wi-Fi extremely simple and massively scalable to connect billions of devices to the digital world. AirTight is obsessive about making its customers successful and is committed to fearless creativity, partnering with others who share the same passion. The company provides users with the most affordable and highly-secure cloud based wireless networks.
Mangum brings more than 20 years of experience in network and security marketing to AirTight. Prior to joining AirTight, he served as CMO at Lastline, CMO at Roambi and vice president of product marketing at Fortinet. He previously served as a product marketing consultant at Fortinet, ISS, IronPort, Permeo, Sarvega, Lucid Security, Blade Software and Secure Software, in addition to having held senior systems engineering, sales engineer and technical marketing roles at Cisco, WheelGroup, UUNET and EDS.
“Freddy and I share a vision for the future of the Wi-Fi and AirTight’s leadership position in the market,” said Wilmer. “His depth of experience in both networking and security will serve us, our partners and our customers well as we work to accelerate global delivery of our market-leading cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions. I am excited to have him join our team, and look forward to working closely with him as we continue to grow the market, advance our solutions and further our customers’ innovations through Wi-Fi.”
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AirTight Networks simplifies connectivity to the digital world as a global leader in highly secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi solutions. Its carrier-class, multitenant cloud architecture is incredibly simple and massively scalable. AirTight’s network solutions are easy to deploy and intuitive to manage while enabling advanced Wi-Fi user analytics and social engagement. Above all, AirTight continues to advance its widely acknowledged industry-leading security capabilities. For more information, please visit www.airtightnetworks.com or follow @AirTight.
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