Guardly appoints new vice president of sales to drive growth

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Guardly have announced that Bobby Sharma has joined the company as vice president of sales. Sharma is responsible for all global sales functions for the company.

As Guardly sees demand for its solutions expand into new verticals and geographical markets, the addition of proven sales leadership will aim to maximise growth for the company.

“Bobby is a phenomenal addition to the executive team and brings years of experience in rapidly growing enterprise software sales in the public safety market,” said Josh Sookman, Guardly chief executive officer. “We are tremendously excited about Bobby’s plans for building our sales organisation, managing high-performing sales channels and expanding our sales footprint in new and established markets.”

“I am thrilled to join the Guardly team,” Sharma said. “Having previously worked at two successful startups in the public safety market, I believe the company has developed a winning combination of technologies that solves real problems and aligns with customer needs. It also excites me to have the opportunity to work, contribute and shape the future of the company with such a smart, creative and passionate group of people.”

With over twelve years of enterprise software sales experience, Sharma brings proven track record of success in global technology sales. Bobby gained formative experience while at IBM and Salesforce.com.  This large enterprise experience and training positioned him well for success in the enterprise software market. Bobby also spent five years working for impressive startups in the public safety and emergency communications industry. His most recent startup experience was leading the sales team in North America for Wallace Wireless, which was acquired by Vocera Communications. Prior to Wallace, Bobby helped drive the growth of ZOLL Medical software solutions into the North American public safety market, leading to its eventual acquisition by Asahi Kasei. In the course of his career, Bobby has accrued extensive experience with dispatcher software, emergency communications hardware and devices, emergency preparedness plans and city safety and municipal security needs. Bobby holds a B.S. degree from Daemen College.

Visit Guardly at IACP 2013 in Philadelphia, PA from October 20-22 at booth #1031 to learn how mobile safety applications help to increase municipal security and city safety. Also, Guardly will be showcasing mobile solutions for secure cities and community safety at Secured Cities event in Baltimore, MD from November 14-15 at booth #312.

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