Enrique Salem serves as chief operating officer, with responsibility for global product development, sales, marketing and IT.
Most recently, Salem served as group president, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, and managed global sales and partner programs, marketing, communications and branding. Previously, Salem was group president, Consumer Business Unit, with responsibility for the overall consumer business worldwide. In this role, Salem was responsible for engineering, sales, alliances, marketing, public relations and customer care.
Prior to that, Salem was Symantec’s senior vice president of Security Products and Solutions, leading Symantec's security product group including both enterprise and consumer. Before that, he led the Network and Gateway Security Solutions group.
Before joining Symantec, Salem was president and CEO of Brightmail, the leading anti-spam software that was successfully acquired by Symantec in 2004. Before Brightmail, he served as senior vice president of products and technology at Oblix Inc., where he spearheaded corporate strategy and development by leading the company's engineering, product management, and technology groups. Before Oblix, he was vice president of technology and operations at Ask Jeeves Inc., where he was responsible for the engineering group and the company's entire IT operation. Prior to that, he led the security business unit at Symantec, helping to grow the unit's revenue from $200 million to $460 million over a three year period.
Earlier in his career, Salem was a vice president at Security Pacific Merchant Bank, where he led projects for the development of real-time trading systems.
Salem received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Dartmouth College. He was named 2007 Corporate Executive of the Year by Hispanic Net as well as 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young.more » « less