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Good Technology Announces New Chief Executive Officer
Aug 06, 2010 (02:08 PM EDT)
Names Veteran Board Member to CEO as Company Prepares for Next Phase of Growth
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology and its board of directors today announced that current director King R. Lee III has been named president and chief executive officer replacing Brian Bogosian effective immediately.
Lee, 69, has spent the past 40 years building large public and private companies while serving on a number of boards. Lee is a 30-year technology and software veteran with CEO experience who joined Good Technology's board in December 2003. Lee will report to the Good Technology board of directors.
"Good Technology appreciates Brian's many contributions during his ten year tenure with the company," said Lee. "In 2009, Brian helped Good Technology execute two substantial acquisitions which have reinforced the company's leadership in secure and managed enterprise mobility. Good has over 4,000 enterprise customers, including 40 of the Fortune 100 companies and, in the first half of 2010 alone, over 1,500 enterprises have deployed our Good for Enterprise solution to secure and manage their rapidly expanding base of iPhone®, iPad® and Android™ device users. As Good continues to build on this momentum, I look forward to helping the company focus on operational excellence and to drive new growth opportunities."
About King R. Lee
King has spent over fifteen years helping companies transition to high growth across several industries at the request of investors and boards of directors.
Mr. Lee served as president and CEO of Quarterdeck Corporation a leading developer of PC software successfully driving Quarterdeck's worldwide operations, increasing the company's market cap from approximately $50 million to over $800 million. He returned again to the company to lead its successful sale to Symantec. During the same period he also co-founded and served as the CEO of Wynd Communications, a pioneer in wireless email tailored for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. It was subsequently sold to Purple Communication and became the primary business of the acquiring company. Earlier, he served as CEO and president of the XTree Company, a publisher of file management and network software products which was ultimately sold to Central Point Software Systems Inc. and later rolled into Symantec.
Along with his experience in the various technology industries, King brings a successful background in the highly competitive consumer market, where he held management positions with General Mills, Inc. and Lever Brothers, Inc.
About Good Technology
Good Technology combines enterprise-grade mobile security and control with an exceptional user experience for messaging and collaboration that allows users to connect and collaborate on their devices of choice. Good opens new possibilities for enterprises, government agencies, and end users to maximize business and personal productivity by providing secure, easy-to-use, and instant mobile access to data, applications and services on hundreds of mobile devices. For more information, visit the Good web site at www.good.com.
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