IMPULSE POINT ADDS MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP TO MEET GROWING DEMAND AND EXPANSION
Mobile and Software Industry Veterans Andrew Cohen and Ayo Adegoke Will Help Drive Product and Service Delivery Organizations
TAMPA, FL – August 28, 2012 – Impulse Point, provider of the industry’s most scalable, and easiest to deploy and maintain network access control (NAC) solution for large enterprise networks in support of BYOD, today announced it has expanded its management leadership team naming Andrew Cohen as Chief Technology Officer and Ayo Adegoke as Vice President of Technology Services. Mr. Cohen and Mr. Adegoke bring deep product development and consulting services experience in the wireless and network security industries and will help Impulse Point to better meet the growing demand for Safe•Connect, the company’s NAC solution.
Andrew Cohen Named Chief Technology Officer
As chief technology officer, Andrew Cohen will own Impulse Point’s short- and long-term product roadmap and serve as the guiding voice for technology strategy with both internal and external audiences. Mr. Cohen will be responsible for managing the company’s product development teams and for bolstering the Impulse Point intellectual property portfolio. Mr. Cohen brings more than 30 years of experience and extensive knowledge of the software development lifecycle process and the cellular wireless industry. He held executive leadership positions at Heptig Law Group, Ponder Research Group, Icahn Associates Corp and American Airlines/SABRE and has overseen client development projects with Clearwire/Clear, Sprint, T-Mobile, XO Communications, Allegiance, AT&T and Micrografx (now Corel). Mr. Cohen is also a former board member of XO Communications/Nextlink Communications and Upper Quadrant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences from the University of Central Florida.
Ayo Adegoke Named Vice President of Technology Services
Ayo Adegoke has been named vice president of technology services and will oversee technical sales support, service delivery and customer support. Mr. Adegoke brings deep network security consulting and service delivery experience from his previous work with Computer Sciences Corporation for General Dynamics Canada. Mr. Adegoke holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master of Applied Science Degree, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Cornell-Queen’s Universities. Well-versed in Cisco networking and security technologies, Mr. Adegoke will have overall responsibility for technical sales support, service delivery, and customer support while serving as technology lead on network-related product development initiatives.
“The addition of Andy Cohen and Ayo Adegoke will strengthen our technology leadership and position Impulse Point for exponential growth,” said Dennis Muley, president of Impulse Point. “As the need for managing personally-owned devices expands beyond our traditional Higher Education industry market, we are expanding our capacity to address the increased demand for our product.”
“As more corporate enterprises move to implementing a BYOD strategy like their counterparts in academia, the need for a robust network access control solution has never been greater,” said Andrew Cohen. “The opportunity to help shape the development of future Impulse Point products, including Safe•Connect, and to leave a lasting impact on the enterprise network access and security landscape attracted me to Impulse Point.”
About Impulse Point
Impulse Point delivers the industry’s most scalable and easiest to deploy and maintain Network Access Control (NAC) solution. Safe•Connect™ is the BYOD solution of choice for large, diverse environments – such as Education – where the “Consumerization of IT” is driving the need to provide endpoint security policy enforcement for a myriad of personally‐owned, non‐managed, mobile computing devices. Deployed and supported as a managed service, Safe•Connect’s rapid installation, network independence, and track record of reducing help desk calls results in lower total cost of ownership and reduced risk. Customers currently entrust the security of more than three million endpoints to Impulse Point. Visit www.impulse.com