CLEVELAND, Ohio – February 8, 2018 – Certified Security Solutions, Inc. (CSS), the leader in digital identity for the Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) markets, today announced the appointment of John Harris to the newly added position of chief revenue officer (CRO). Harris will lead sales and marketing operations and execute the go to market strategy for the company.
“We’re thrilled to have John’s proven leadership experience and passion for success on our executive team,” stated CSS President and Chief Executive Officer, Kevin von Keyserling. “Adding the Chief Revenue Officer position will provide laser focus on the Global 2000 market and capture emerging IoT opportunities in the medical and automotive industries.”
With CSS focused on exponential market growth in 2018, Harris will have strategic influence over the company’s go to market strategy, leading with cloud-based managed public key infrastructure (PKI) solutions for the Enterprise and IoT markets.
Harris commented “CSS is a high potential, rapidly growing company that I am proud to be a part of. With our extensive potential, led in most part by our commitment to innovation and industry leadership, the opportunity ahead of us is vastly expanding. It is a very exciting time for CSS. My focus and goal will be to implement scalable disciplines and processes that will provide support and be the catalyst for rapid market and revenue expansion in order to remain a leader with a growing demand for global, efficient Enterprise and IoT security solutions.”
Through his 20 years of leadership-level experience, Harris has led companies through the full spectrum of rapid growth, international expansion, business combinations, IPO and other successful outcomes. Most recently serving as CRO at eSentire, John directed Sales, Marketing and Operations. In addition, he executively contributed to the following significant outcomes, eSentire (acquired by Warburg Pincus 09/17), Descartes (DSG:TSX-1997, NASDAQ-1998), ThoughtCorp (acquired by EPAM:NYSE) and RIS (acquired by Sierra:Private). He is a founding partner of New Carbon Economy Fund and JHH Holdings. John resides in Toronto and is the proud father of three children.
About – Certified Security Solutions, Inc.
Certified Security Solutions (CSS) is the leading provider of PKI software and services to securely connect people, applications and devices to business ecosystems. CSS solutions facilitate the identification, authentication, management and overall security of digital assets across the Enterprise and the IoT markets. Visit https://www.css-security.com/ for more information