LiveOffice, the leading provider of hosted email, archiving, security and compliance solutions, today announced two key executive appointments. Storage and networking industry veteran Jim O'Hara has joined the company as vice president of sales and spearheads all sales initiatives, strategic partnerships and new market development. In addition, SMB marketing expert Dean Nicolls has been named vice president of marketing with responsibilities spanning brand awareness, demand generation, public relations and market strategy for the company's SaaS (software-as-a-service) solutions.
"This is an exciting time for LiveOffice, and we are pleased to welcome professionals like Jim and Dean to our executive management team," said Matt Smith, president of LiveOffice. "They each bring valuable expertise that is crucial to our growing success as the market leader in the managed email and archiving industry. Jim's strong execution skills and proven ability to lead top performing sales teams, coupled with Dean's breadth of experience in marketing strategy and product management across multiple industries, are vital assets in creating new market opportunities for LiveOffice."
Jim brings more than 25 years of strategic sales experience to LiveOffice. With extensive knowledge in building emerging businesses and penetrating new markets, Jim has held key sales and business development positions at several industry-leading technology companies, including Symantec and Veritas (acquired by Symantec in 2005), where most recently he led the worldwide service provider sales group for the consumer division. Previously, Jim served as vice president of business development at StorageNetworks and held sales management roles at Cisco Systems. Jim holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and sits on the boards of RFP Depot and the Ogden Raptors.