Accellion Names Kieran O'Shaughnessy Director of Sales for Asia Pacific

Security and Compliance Concerns Continue to Drive Global Demand for Accellion's Managed File Transfer Solutions

October 12, 2010 –

Palo Alto, CA – Oct. 12, 2010 — Managed file transfer vendor Accellion, Inc. today announced the promotion of Kieran O’Shaughnessy to Director of Sales, Asia Pacific.  In this position Mr. O’Shaughnessy will be responsible for continuing to expand Accellion’s rapidly growing enterprise customer base throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia.  Additional responsibilities include managing existing channel relationships throughout the region as well as establishing new ones.  

“Growing security and compliance concerns are driving corporations and government agencies to implement a more secure, easy-to-use method for sharing confidential files.  Kieran’s deep knowledge of the file transfer space and proven track record of success in helping customers solve their file transfer needs make him an ideal fit for this new role,” said Gary Rogers, senior vice president of sales for Accellion.   

Mr. O’Shaughnessy has more than 17 years of successful sales and sales management experience within the information technology space and an extensive background in channel management across Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. 

Prior to joining Accellion, O’Shaughnessy held the position of Asia Pacific channel sales director for multinational software vendor, the Neverfail Group, where he was responsible for establishing and building a high performance channel network across the region.  O’Shaughnessy also has held sales and general management positions with global software vendors Sage and the SCO Group, Inc. with responsibilities for channel and direct sales strategy development and execution.

About Accellion
Accellion, Inc. is a profitable, well-funded, private company that provides enterprise-class mobile file sharing solutions to enable secure, anytime, anywhere access to information while ensuring enterprise security and compliance. More than 9 million users and 1,600 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Activision; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; Foley & Mansfield; Lovells; Bridgestone; Ogilvy & Mather; Harvard University; Guinness World Records; US Securities and Exchange Commission; and NASA use Accellion to protect intellectual property, ensure compliance, improve business productivity and reduce IT costs. Accellion file sharing solutions can be deployed on public, private and hybrid cloud environments and provide the ease-of-use business users need while giving the enterprise organization the flexibility, scalability and protection it needs. For more information please visit or call (650)-485-4300. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.