As Chief Marketing Officer, Tom Rose is responsible for Unidesk's worldwide marketing and product management initiatives. He is also responsible for securing and managing Unidesk's strategic alliances and technology relationships, with the goal of building a strong partner ecosystem as a competitive advantage.
Prior to Unidesk, Tom was Director, Worldwide Product Marketing for HP Software Information Management (IM), where his team helped HP's backup/recovery, archiving, and e-discovery product group achieve record revenue and profitability in its first year as an independent business unit. Prior to HP, Tom was Vice President, Marketing at AppIQ, the leader in multi-vendor Storage Resource Management (SRM) software from its launch in 2003 to its first quarter of profitability and acquisition by HP in 2005. Before AppIQ, Tom was Vice President, Marketing at Courion, where he helped establish the company as a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader in identity and access management. Tom was also Vice President, Marketing for HighGround Systems, the SRM pioneer acquired by Sun in 2001, and HyperDesk, an early groupware innovator acquired by FTP Software in 1995. Earlier in his career, Tom worked at Digital Equipment Corporation in various software development and project management positions.
Tom holds BS degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from Clarkson University and an MBA degree from Rivier College