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Mycroft Inc. Announces the Appointment of Founder Jonathan Freeman as President & CEO
By: Business Wire
Dec. 17, 2012 10:57 AM
Mycroft Inc., an IT security professional services firm with leading as-a-service solutions, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Freeman as President and Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the evolution and strategic growth of the company’s next generation IT security innovations and services.
Freeman is the company founder and replaces Terry Jost, who will continue to serve as a member of Mycroft Inc.’s Board of Directors. Robert Smith, a partner at Petra Capital and Mycroft Inc. board member, will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors.
“As the founder of Mycroft and a respected industry visionary, Jon has the deep experience and innate leadership skills that will move the company into a new era of growth,” said Smith.
“This is an exciting opportunity for Mycroft to further expand its long history of innovation, professional services expertise and industry leadership,” said Freeman. “Our customers and partners will quickly see a renewed commitment to the development of market-leading innovations and a continued laser focus on maintaining top tier managed services, as well as, infrastructure and network operations capabilities - all delivered by empowered, collaborative and strategic teams.”
Freeman brings to his new role over 20 years of experience in successfully developing, commercializing, and growing breakthrough identity and access management technologies. As an early advocate of directory-based architectures and virtual communities, Freeman has delivered next generation solutions that leverage his software heritage and knowledge of customer needs. Freeman is a recognized visionary in the development and deployment of Security-as-a-Service, Identity-as-a-Service and Enterprise Private Cloud solutions in the Identity Management Security and Managed Service Provider markets. Freeman founded Mycroft Inc. in 1988 and holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Columbia University.
About Mycroft Inc.
Mycroft Inc. is the innovation leader in delivering IT security, identity, access management and regulatory compliance solutions leveraging over 20 years of unmatched professional services experience across all major vendor technologies.
Focused on the strategy, design, configuration, implementation and management of its solutions, the company seamlessly integrates software and deep professional services expertise to provide hosted and on-site enterprise deployments.
Mycroft Inc.'s most recent cloud-based Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) innovation further solidifies the company’s core commitment to maintaining a product agnostic approach to ensure fast access to highly secure, cost effective and predictable solutions that fit the individual needs of its customers.
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