"We are delighted to welcome Tim as our new CEO; he is an accomplished software executive, whose leadership skills align with the accelerated growth track of Perimeter," said Richard Dobrow, President and Chief Operating Officer of Perimeter E-Security. "Tim brings a rich history of experience in the software and managed services industry and we are confident that with his track record, Perimeter will reach new heights in its growth strategy as a market leader of information security and messaging services."
"Perimeter has a highly differentiated approach towards security, tremendous talent and an amazing growth opportunity," said Tim Harvey. "I look forward to bringing my experiences to further expand Perimeter's scale in delivering superior value to its customers, partners and employees."
Perimeter has experienced fast-paced growth and has established itself as the trusted and award-winning market leader with medium-sized financial institutions and today more than 2000 U.S. financial institution customers rely on Perimeter's services. As businesses across industries struggle with the cost, complexity and compliance requirements of managing and protecting their information, Perimeter has expanded its service offerings across broad industries. The company continues to garner an accolade of awards, such as SC Magazine's recent 5-Star award for Perimeter's firewall services and the Radicati Top Player recognition for hosted business email service.
Most recently, Tim was the CEO and President of XAware, a leading provider of commercial open source data integration software and services, where he led the strategy and transitioned the company from proprietary middleware to an open source vendor, resulting in its subsequent sale. He joined XAware from S1 Corporation as Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Management where he delivered a significant increase in sales revenues and implemented new sales methodologies.
Prior to S1, Tim served as Chief Operating Officer at SynQuest where he helped manage the company's significant growth leading to an IPO in August 2000 and subsequent merger. He also served in other senior roles at Datalogix and Management Science America. Tim graduated from the University of Florida with a BSBA in Finance and served four years as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.
About Perimeter Perimeter is the trusted market leader of information security services that delivers enterprise-class protection and compliance. Through its cost-effective and scalable SaaS platform, Perimeter offers the most comprehensive compliance, security and messaging services that include: hosted email, encrypted email, firewall management and monitoring, vulnerability scanning, host intrusion and prevention, email antivirus and spam, remote data backup and email archiving. For more information about Perimeter visit www.perimeterusa.com.