Ericom Software Appoints Joshua Behar as President and CEO
Eran Heyman Stays on as Chairman and Chief Architect
Closter, N.J., (March 3, 2015) - Ericom Software, a global leader in application access and desktop virtualization solutions, today announced the appointment of Joshua Behar as Chief Executive Officer. Formerly the President of Ericom, Mr. Behar will succeed founder and CEO Eran Heyman. Mr. Heyman will assume the role of Chairman and Chief Architect and will continue to help guide the company he founded in 1993.
Joshua joined Ericom in May 2014 as President, driving numerous business initiatives and multiple changes to the company’s business structure. In his new role as President and CEO, Mr. Behar will lead the strategic direction of the company including global growth initiatives.
“Joshua was instrumental in laying the foundation for rapid growth and innovation since he joined the company nearly a year ago,” said Eran Heyman, Ericom Founder and CEO. “His leadership and guidance will help drive innovation and identify new market opportunities for Ericom’s application access and desktop virtualization solutions.”
“As a pioneer in remote access technologies, Ericom is uniquely positioned to deliver innovative solutions that take advantage of mobility and the cloud,” said Mr. Behar. “In developing the company’s strategic growth plan, I look forward to working with our team, partner network and customers around the world, implementing new solutions to achieve unprecedented productivity and efficiency.”
Mr. Behar has more than 25 years of experience in sales, operations, management and consulting. Before joining Ericom he was General Manager of Time To Know U.S., an innovative startup in the education space. Spanning 11 years, Mr. Behar held many executive roles at Amdocs, the market leader in software and services for service providers in the communications, media and entertainment industries. His last position was Chief Operating Officer of Amdocs Management Consulting division. Previously he served as Corporate Vice President & Head of Worldwide Sales at Amdocs. Prior to working at Amdocs, Mr. Behar held various management and sales positions in the IT industry.
Mr. Behar was recently included in the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs list, CRN’s annual view of the executives responsible for running channels at today's IT vendors. CRN Channel Chiefs represent the channel elite, those executives who consistently promote and execute best-in-class channel partner programs that create and accelerate revenue.
Mr. Behar holds a BA in Economics from UCLA and an MBA in Marketing from Bar-Ilan University.
Ericom Software is a leading global provider of Application Access, Virtualization and RDP Acceleration Solutions. Since 1993, Ericom has been helping users access enterprise mission-critical applications running on a broad range of Microsoft Windows Terminal Servers, Virtual Desktops, legacy hosts and other systems. Ericom has offices in the United States, United Kingdom and EMEA. Ericom also has an extensive network of distributors and partners throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Far East. Our expanding customer base is more than 30 thousand strong, with over 8 million users.
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