Parlano Inc., a leading provider of enterprise group messaging and team collaboration solutions, today announces the appointment of Jay McGlynn as the company's senior vice president of worldwide sales, effective immediately.
Mr. McGlynn, who most recently served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales for MarketSoft, joins Parlano in this newly created position. Jay McGlynn has also held senior management positions at IBM, New Era of Networks and FatWire, Inc. Mr. McGlynn will be based in Parlano's newly established New York offices.
"We're thrilled to add Jay to the Parlano team," said Nick Fera, Chairman and chief executive officer. "After an exhaustive search, Jay quickly established himself as the leader and clear choice. His years of experience in enterprise solutions sales for both large and small firms will be of tremendous benefit to Parlano."
Mr. Fera added, "Jay's senior management experience will be a valuable addition to our existing executive team as we continue to make great strides in our business and adoption of MindAlign continues on its accelerated pace."
"I am very excited about joining the Parlano team," said Mr. McGlynn. "Parlano's enterprise instant messaging solutions provide customers with a powerful and productive collaboration capability that delivers a significant competitive advantage. I am looking forward to working with our sales team, partners and customers."
Mr. McGlynn joins Parlano at an exciting time in the firm's growth. Its recent funding, coupled with its relationship with Microsoft, pending release of it AOL AIM connectivity solution, and additional go-to-market partnerships to be announced shortly, all make the timing of Jay's appointment extremely important.
"Next year Parlano will introduce an important new evolution of MindAlign that will outpace the market by providing exciting new functionality," said Mr. Fera. "The timing and impact of our new release, coupled with the go-to-market activities we are executing now with Microsoft and others make for an exciting 2006."