PatchLink appoints Corey M. Smith as President & CEO

PatchLink Corporation, the leading security management solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Corey M. Smith as president and CEO.
“I am excited by this opportunity to build this organisation into a greater security industry player,” said Smith. “PatchLink is well positioned in the security market and has a solid and growing customer base backed by a strong group of talented employees poised to carry us forward in growing the business worldwide.”

“With PatchLink’s aggressive plans for the future, the addition of Corey as president and CEO solidifies the company’s strong management structure and team in which to lead the business in its accelerated growth strategy,” said PatchLink Board Member Rory O’Driscoll, managing director, BA Venture Partners.

Smith brings more than 25 years of senior management experience, including president and CEO of several leading technology companies. Most recently, Smith served as president of XcelleNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNET), where he grew revenues from $45M to $70M in 18 months. Prior to XcelleNet, Smith served as president and CEO of Central Point Software, where he established the number-one selling desktop utility product in the market and drove revenues from $15M to $85M over a four-year period. Smith has also served in the post of president and CEO of Creative Multimedia. Smith began his career at Hewlett-Packard where he spent more than 12 years in marketing and sales development for emerging markets. Smith has also served on several boards for software companies including Previo, Crystallize, WellMed and Accelent. Smith holds a bachelor’s degree from the school of business at Oregon State University.

About PatchLink Corporation
PatchLink â„? Corporation is the global leader for multi-platform, multi-vendor security patch, vulnerability and compliance management software, solutions and services with offices in the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Providing a highly scalable, extensible, multi-platform technology for network security, including endpoints, PATCHLINK UPDATEâ„? gives customers access to the world’s largest repository of tested and security patches and mis-configuration updates for deployment across their enterprises.

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