|[September 04, 2014]
Utimaco Announces Promotion of Johannes Lintzen to Vice President of Sales
PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Utimaco (News - Alert), a worldwide leading manufacturer of hardware-based security
solutions, today announced the promotion of Johannes Lintzen to Vice
President of Sales. Lintzen spent seven years at Utimaco and was
instrumental in the successful launch of Utimaco's entry into the North
American market, helping to lead the company's year-over-year growth of
75 percent in the U.S.
In his new position, Lintzen will lead Utimaco's growing North America
sales team to meet the increasing demand for hardware security modules
(HSM) to protect and manage cryptographic keys. With over 13 years of
experience in the security sales industry and seven years at Utimaco,
Lintzen recently launched the company in the North American market to
address increasing concerns about encryption and data protection.
"Johannes is a proven sales leader with extensive experience in the
security industry," said Malte Pollmann, CEO of Utimaco. "Since Utimaco
entered the North American market six months ago our customer base has
grown tremendously and we are excited for Lintzen and his team to
continue to work with leading corporations to build their security
approach on the secure foundation only a hardwae security module can
Utimaco's hardware root of trust secures 100 million mobile phone users
in the U.S. and 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across the country. U.S.
enterprises are increasingly turning to hardware solutions to ensure the
safe-keeping of encrypted data and protect themselves against software
security breaches and backdoors. Internationally, tens of thousands of
enterprise and infrastructure companies use Utimaco's scalable and
customizable HSMs, including the automotive, connected device, eID,
energy, manufacturing, mobile telecom and payment solutions industries.
"As more companies realize the importance of encryption and safe keeping
of crypto keys to protect digital assets, demand for HSMs and best
practices continues to grow," said Lintzen. "It's exciting to work with
companies across different verticals and develop the best way to embed
security into the next generation of devices, machine to machine
communications, connected automobiles and more. I am looking forward to
continue to working with cutting edge companies to ensure that as
technology continues to evolve crypto keys always remain in a safe
For questions on what hardware security module your organization needs,
please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of hardware based security solutions
that provide the root of trust to keep cryptographic keys safe, secure
critical digital infrastructures and protects high value data assets.
Only Utimaco delivers a general-purpose hardware security module (HSM)
as a customizable platform to easily integrate into existing software
solutions, embed business logic and build secure applications. Tens of
thousands of enterprise and infrastructure companies rely on Utimaco to
guard IP against internal and external threats and protect hundreds of
millions of consumers globally. Visit Utimaco at: https://hsm.utimaco.com/
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