ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Shavlik Technologies, LLC, the market leader in the simplification of complex enterprise network configuration, compliance and security, today announced the appointment of Eric Schultze to the position of chief technology officer. In his expanded role, Schultze will be responsible for providing leadership and vision in the planning and direction of Shavlik Technologies next generation technologies. Schultze joined Shavlik Technologies as the director of research and development in 2002 from Microsoft where he held a number of key security leadership positions.
The ability to produce technically innovative solutions that solve market problems is paramount to the success of Shavlik, and we believe Erics product vision and development experience make him the right person to be our chief technology officer, said Mark Shavlik, president and CEO of Shavlik Technologies. Our company is an entrepreneurial organization that operates with the tenacity of a startup company. Eric will drive our continued efforts to deliver industry leading IT security products to simplify network security.
I am delighted with the new opportunity and the continued trust the companys leadership team has placed in me, said Eric Schultze. After making major contributions to the creation of new security technology solutions at Shavlik Technologies for several years now, my new role allows even more opportunities to further strengthen Shavliks position in the industry and help shape the next generation of security technology innovations.