Former IBM exec Jeff Miller has joined Layer 7‘s executive management team as vice president of sales, the company announced this morning.
Layer 7 Technologies boasts a portfolio of SOA and cloud security products, essentially helping organizations secure and govern integrations that span the Internet and cloud.
Miller brings more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience to Layer 7, with expertise in building direct and indirect sales teams for technology companies where SOA, cloud and security have been the focal point.
Most recently, Jeff was a business unit executive at IBM responsible for DataPower, Cast Iron and SOA Appliances in North America. He was a vice president of sales for DataPower before its acquisition by IBM.
Previously, he held sales leadership positions at SOA, cloud and SaaS startups such as Actional and Grand Central Communications.
Says Paul Rochester, CEO of Layer 7 Technologies:
“Jeff has the breadth and depth of experience, coupled with specific domain expertise in Layer 7’s sweet spot, that makes him a perfect fit for taking our sales and market presence to a new level.
He joins the company following a blockbuster year that saw triple-digit growth, strong global customer acquisition and industry recognition of our innovative solutions. Jeff will strengthen our management team as we build on these successes.”