Richardson, Texas — Intrusion.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: INTZ), a leading provider of enterprise security solutions for the information-driven economy, today announced it has named Eric Gore to the newly created role of vice president of worldwide sales. Gore, 47, will be responsible for expanding Intrusion.com’s business throughout the world.
A seasoned industry sales executive, Mr. Gore has served in key leadership positions during his 17-year tenure with the company. Most recently, he led the company’s international sales organisation as vice president of international sales and was responsible for establishing the company’s global distribution channel. Previously, Mr. Gore was responsible for forming the company’s long-standing relationship with Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
“Eric Gore provides leadership, strategic vision for the sales organisations and has a proven sales track record. I look forward to continuing to work with him in this expanded role,” said Intrusion.com president and CEO, Tim Kinnear. “I know of no one who is better equipped to lead our sales teams and to execute on the goals we have set,” added Mr. Kinnear.
Mr. Gore has moved through the ranks, beginning his career as the company’s first regional sales manager. He has held several increasingly responsible sales management positions focused on large commercial accounts as well as federal government customers. Eric has also worked as vice president of business development, initiating several key partnerships for the company. Prior to joining Intrusion.com, Gore worked as the U.S. marketing support manager for Texas Instruments’ Terminal and Peripheral Division.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of North Texas and an M.B.A. from Hardin-Simmons University.
Mr. Gore’s expanded role takes on the responsibilities of North American sales, which was previously held by Billy Austin who has left the company for personal reasons.
Intrusion.com is a leading global provider of enterprise security solutions for the information-driven economy. Intrusion.com’s suite of security products help businesses protect critical information assets by quickly detecting, analysing and responding to network- and host-based attacks. The company’s products include intrusion detection and vulnerability assessment systems, and modular, scalable security platforms. For more information, please visit http://www.intrusion.com.
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