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Laplink® Software Expands and Strengthens Management Team
Dec 08, 2010 (12:12 PM EST)


New Executives each have Microsoft® experience.

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Laplink Software, Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Mike Oldham as V.P., OEM Sales & Marketing and Dan Santos as V.P., Corporate & Channel Sales.

Oldham will be responsible for driving revenue with existing and new OEM partners. He is an 18-year veteran of Microsoft® where he held several sales and marketing positions including General Manager roles responsible for some of Microsoft's largest OEM partners. He also served as General Manager of marketing for the Worldwide Licensing and Pricing group and was responsible for marketing and communications as well as field and partner readiness.

"I am thrilled about the opportunity ahead for Laplink," Oldham said. "The company's product line, highlighted by PCmover®, is very strong and is rapidly gaining greater adoption with customers and partners."

Santos' main focus will be to build a new channel program to increase revenue from corporate and government partnerships. He joins Laplink from Adobe® Systems where he was the Program Manager of Deal Registration.  He adds 20 years of diverse hardware, software and wireless technology sales and marketing experience with GE Ericsson®, Microsoft, Midisoft® and Adobe.  

"I couldn't be more excited to join the Laplink team," said Santos. "Laplink consistently outsells its competitors and leads the market in each of its categories. I look forward to adding to that momentum and helping to increase Laplink's growth."

Laplink Software has seen tremendous growth, despite the struggling economy. Over the past year it has released five new products including an imaging software innovation called PCmover Image Assistant™. As the #1 best-selling migration solution, PCmover, has also seen enhancements since it received an Editor's Choice award from PC Magazine, and was named the top selling utility software in Japan.

"We are very excited to have Mike and Dan join our management team," commented Laplink Software CEO Thomas Koll. "Laplink has seen tremendous growth and the skills that Mike and Dan bring to the company will help us reach and exceed many of our goals to ensure Laplink's domination in the market."

Laplink products are offered in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish and are available at www.laplink.com. Products can also be purchased at major software retailers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany.  

About Laplink Software, Inc.

For nearly 30 years, Laplink has been the global leader in PC migration, file transfer, synchronization and remote access. Its innovative products and technology allow for the fastest file transfers and synchronization as well as protect users from data loss and identity theft. The privately-held company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.

SOURCE Laplink Software, Inc.