1E appoints Paul Szemerenyi as director of north American channel sales

Thomas McGrath
Thomas McGrath
Mar 10, 2011

IT Efficiency Company Adds Senior Sales Strategist, Strengthening North American Channel Presence

NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 1E, the global leader in IT efficiency software, today announced the appointment of Paul Szemerenyi as director of channel sales, North America, as 1E continues to build its channel program.

“Enterprises of all sizes are realizing the importance of improving IT efficiency and are seeking new ways to identify and reduce costs in hardware, software, energy and time,” said Sumir Karayi, CEO of 1E. “Within the software industry, Paul is internationally known for his expertise in shaping successful sales strategies, and his leadership experience, impressive track record and strong technical background will support 1E`s commitment to leading the charge against excess in IT.”

With more than a decade of experience in the software and services industry, Szemerenyi is an expert in building and managing channel and end-user account teams. Szemerenyi will now drive the North American channel program`s growth and strategy for 1E. In addition to managing channel partner relationships and channel sales delivery, he will also lead recruitment and training efforts for 1E`s channel sales team.

“After working with other vendors in the software and services space, I was extremely impressed by 1E. Its proven, scalable and innovative solutions are years ahead of the competition and offer the only proven way for organizations to cohesively automate and simplify the elimination of IT excess,” said Szemerenyi. “My primary goal is to create an optimal customer and reseller experience by ensuring that 1E`s channel partners have access to a best-in-class support network. I look forward to working with the North American channel community to demonstrate how true IT efficiency solutions can vastly improve organizations` bottom lines.”

Prior to joining 1E, Szemerenyi served as vice president of North American Sales for AppSense Inc., where he led the strategy and direction for the company`s entire North American sales function and was responsible for driving sales growth of 340 percent during his three year tenure. While there, Szemerenyi designed and launched a highly successful channel sales program to expand the organization`s sales capacity significantly.

He has held numerous executive positions at other well-known technology companies, such as Quantum, ADIC and Veritas.

Before commencing his career in IT, Szemerenyi attended Surrey University and spent 10 years as an officer in the Royal Navy Submarine Service.

About 1E

Founded in 1997, 1E pioneered advanced PC power management with the release of ground-breaking solutions like NightWatchman® and WakeUp™. That innovative approach has continued with the development of revolutionary concepts like Useful Work™, Drowsy Server® and Computer Health™ as part of a unique range of industry-leading solutions. Headquartered in London and New York and with 20 million licenses deployed world-wide, over 1400 organizations in 42 countries have trusted us to help them to work effectively, productively and sustainably. To date, we have helped our customers save in excess of $550m in energy costs alone, cutting CO2 emissions by 4.5 million tons. For more information, please visit 1E and follow us on Twitter.

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