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Citrix Appoints Brian Dye as Group VP and General Manager for Its Mobile Platforms Group
|By Business Wire
|July 7, 2014 08:04 AM EDT
Citrix today announced the appointment of Brian Dye as group vice
president and general manager of its Mobile Platforms group. Dye will
drive the company’s mobility business, which provides IT organizations
the freedom to allow their end users to work from anywhere, on their
device of choice, while also securing corporate applications, data, and
In his new role, Dye will have responsibility for the company’s
industry-leading, comprehensive enterprise mobility management (EMM) and
mobile device management (MDM) solutions, comprising device,
application, content, and data security and management. At the core of
its product line is XenMobile®, an integral part of the Citrix Mobile
Workspace Suite, which enables people to work better by providing
instant, secure access to all apps, desktops, data, and services from
any device over any network.
Dye joins Citrix after spending more than a decade at Symantec where he
held numerous leadership roles in product management, engineering,
support and operations - most recently serving as senior vice president
for the Information Security Group. Before joining Symantec, he held key
roles in engineering, program management, and business development at
Procter and Gamble, E Ink, and Xerox PARC.
Dye will be based in the Citrix Santa Clara offices.
Sudhakar Ramakrishna, Senior Vice President and General Manager,
Enterprise and Service Provider Division, Citrix
“Brian’s strong qualifications in security and information management,
including data mobility, are uniquely suited to further our customers’
mobility priorities. He will provide great value to all of our
customers, helping them succeed in a time when secure enterprise
mobility is transforming how business is done.”
Brian Dye, Group Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Platforms
“As organizations mobilize their business, security and control are top
of mind, and IT is increasingly turning to MDM or EMM solutions. Citrix
is a leader in these areas and uniquely positioned to help customers
meet these pressing challenges. I am very excited to be part of the
Citrix team where I can leverage my experience to help customers advance
their secure enterprise mobility strategy.”
Citrix (NASDAQ: CTXS) is a leader in mobile workspaces, providing
virtualization, mobility management, networking and cloud services to
enable new ways to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility
through secure, personal workspaces that provide people with instant
access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over
any network and cloud. This year Citrix is celebrating 25 years of
innovation, making IT simpler and people more productive. With annual
revenue in 2013 of $2.9 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more
than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Learn
more at www.citrix.com.
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