Hitachi ID Systems, a global leading provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions, announced today that Scott Lees has joined their management team as the new VP, Global Channels & Alliances. Scott possesses over 15 years of IT and Channel Sales experience. Reporting to the CEO, Scott will refine and execute a global alliance and channel strategy that will focus on the development of partnerships with major global IT companies in the network security and governance space.
“Our exceptional team is the key to our growth and continued leadership in the global IAM market,” affirms Gideon Shoham, CEO, Hitachi ID Systems. “Scott is a very valuable addition to our management team due to his drive, dedication, leadership skills and proven success.”
Prior to joining Hitachi ID, Lees served in a senior position responsible for strategic vendor alliances within the technology infrastructure solutions group at Avnet Technology Solutions. He was responsible for increasing sales revenue and developing key business relationships with storage, network security and virtualization vendors. Lees developed strategic plans which supported goals and objectives established by vendors, as well as positioned new channel programs and vendor offerings to Avnet's customers.
“I see limitless potential for Hitachi ID Systems,” states Lees. “I am eager to leverage opportunities for further growth and strategically expand Hitachi ID's alliance and channel partnerships.”
Hitachi ID Systems delivers access governance and identity administration solutions to organizations globally. Hitachi ID solutions are used by Fortune 500 companies to secure access to systems in the enterprise and in the cloud.
Hitachi ID Systems is based in Calgary, Alberta Canada, with offices in Montreal, New York, Amsterdam and Brisbane, Australia. It was founded as a startup in 1992 and now employs almost 200 worldwide including more than 100 in Calgary.
Hitachi ID identity management and access governance solutions are analyst-recognized leading products in the IDM industry. Cited often as a solution providing the quickest ROI, easiest deployment and highest number of system integrations, the Hitachi ID Identity and Access Management Suite has been a clear choice by over a thousand major corporations worldwide.
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