SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teridion, the company pioneering high performance Internet overlay networks for SaaS providers, today announced it has named two new vice presidents to its executive leadership team to help the company meet growing global demand for its Internet overlay network solution.
Teridion has named former Telecom New Zealand and XO Communications sales executive Morgan Closson as its new VP of Global Sales. In this role, Mr. Closson is responsible for direct and channel sales worldwide. In addition, the company has named Pejman Roshan, former Aruba, Cisco and ShoreTel product and marketing executive, as its new VP of Products and Marketing. Mr. Roshan is charged with driving product strategy and management, as well as leading go to market for the company.
“Teridion has experienced rapid growth and global interest due to our Internet overlay network,” said Saar Gillai, Teridion CEO. “We are able to uniquely improve Internet performance for SaaS and security solutions through dynamic route optimization and protocol acceleration. We are pleased to add Morgan and Pej to our executive team to help us not only meet the demand we are seeing, but to continue to rapidly expand our global presence. We will rely on their expertise and vast network of connections as we work to exceed our aggressive targets for growth.”
Teridion’s public cloud-based Internet overlay network radically improves Internet performance through dynamic route optimization and protocol acceleration, enabling SaaS providers to deliver faster and more reliable SaaS applications anywhere in the world. The company continuously analyzes Internet performance and dynamically selects the best Internet paths, steering traffic around congestion and outages. Today, leading SaaS providers rely on Teridion to ensure a great application experience for their users, wherever they are.
About Morgan Closson
Mr. Closson brings a 20-year track record of success in network sales leadership experience to his role as VP of Global Sales at Teridion. His prior roles include running Asia Pacific Wholesale for Telecom New Zealand (now dba Spark New Zealand), driving both International and West Coast domestic Wholesale for XO Communications (now a Verizon Company), and directing the West Region for Fastly. Mr. Closson’s accomplishments include turning Asia Pacific into the top-performing region for Telecom New Zealand, growing International and West Coast domestic into the top region for XO Communications, and leading the West Region into becoming the top-performing region for Fastly. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University, a master’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a certificate of management from Waikato University of New Zealand.
About Pejman Roshan
Mr. Roshan joins Teridion as VP of Products and Marketing with more than 20 years of experience in marketing and product management. Prior to joining Teridion, Mr. Roshan ran product management for the Aruba Networks business unit responsible for delivery of cloud network management. Previously, he served as the vice president of product management at ShoreTel, as a result of the acquisition of Agito Networks, where he was the chief marketing officer and co-founder. Before founding Agito, Mr. Roshan held various product management and marketing roles in the Cisco Systems Wireless Networking Business Unit. His accomplishments include participation in the IEEE 802.11 task groups responsible for security (802.11i) and QoS (802.11e); and co-authoring “802.11 Wireless LAN Fundamentals,” published by Cisco Press in 2004. He is the author of several wireless networking patents, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic (Cal Poly) University.
Users depend on the Internet to deliver SaaS applications. The challenge is that the Internet is not designed to deliver these apps with the service level that users expect. Teridion’s public cloud-based Internet overlay network enables faster and more reliable SaaS applications by radically improving Internet performance up to 15x in some cases, anywhere in the world. The company is backed by leading venture investors including Jerusalem Venture Partners, Magma Venture Partners and Singtel Innov8, and is relied on by leading SaaS providers such as Atlassian, Box, Egnyte, Merrill Corp., and many others. Teridion is headquartered in San Francisco, with international offices in Petah Tikva, Israel. For more information, visit www.teridion.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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