March 9, 2011
1E appoints Paul Szemerenyi as Vice President of North American Channel Sales
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 vice president 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.