BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fidelis Cybersecurity (Fidelis), the company that empowers security operations teams with automated and intelligent technology to better protect the world’s most sensitive data, today announced the appointment of security industry notable, Wayne Bergland, as Vice President of Sales in North America.
“Bergland comes to Fidelis with more than three decades of excellence in sales leadership, management, and deep field expertise – all aspects which will help us continue to drive Fidelis forward as we continue to redefine today's endpoint and network security technology,” said John McCormack, CEO of Fidelis. “Bergland is a seasoned leader who is dedicated to our cause of keeping customers safe and we’re excited to have him on our team.”
In this role, Bergland will be responsible for leading Fidelis' sales team to build the company's customer portfolio and attain revenue targets in North America. Prior to Fidelis, Bergland served as a VP of sales for Forcepoint's network security business unit. While there, Bergland, lead a team of 40 sales professionals and grew the NA business +40%. Before Forcepoint, Bergland worked at Websense, which was then acquired by Forcepoint. Under his leadership, he improved customer retention, consistently grew new business, improved quality of the business and attracted top talent. Throughout his career, Bergland also worked at leading technology companies including Fluke Networks, Packeteer and SurfControl Inc.
“Fidelis already has an impressive client roster that has been made possible by its long-standing commitment and success to protecting one of the world's most at risk vertical – the U.S. government and military," said Bergland. "With a deep passion for the cybersecurity industry, I am excited to join Fidelis at a critical time as it strives to bring its advanced technology to more enterprise and mid-market businesses. With the rapid evolution of the threat landscape, they too now need a military-grade automation detection and response solution that will help fend off ongoing attacks. One that is fast, intuitive and reliable."
Bergland will report into John McCormack, CEO and is based in San Francisco, CA.
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