Bob Heard


Bob Heard, an experienced software industry executive with over 25 years of proven leadership in businesss management and technology, is well-positioned to lead CREDANT TECHNOLOGIES. During his career, Heard has held leadership positions at Entrust, Sterling Commerce NDC and IBM. At Entrust, the worldwide marker leader in PKI enterprise information security, he served as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development.  He directed a team at Entrust that introduced several new products, engaged strategic alliances, and developed new markets.  At Sterling Commerce he was a Group Vice President and General Manager of the Electronic Payments Busines Unit.  Also a successful entrepreneur, he co-founded two start-ups in Shared Financial Systems and Information Resources and brought them to profitability. Heard is a graduate of Texas Tech University, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Adminstration.

Credant Technologies

Acquired by Dell (NASDAQ: DELL)

CREDANT Mobile Guardian solutions protect endpoint data wherever it resides, helping to ensure endpoint data security and demonstrate compliance while avoiding the costs and complexities of full disk solutions. Chosen in 2007 and 2008 as the fastest growing, privately-held security company in the Inc 500 survey, CREDANT Technologies enables customers to leverage the business productivity benefits of highly mobile endpoint computing without the risks or operational constraints imposed by other technologies.

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