WidePoint Corporation Announces Appointment of Jason Holloway as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Seasoned IT Executive Brings Over 25 Years of Business Development, Sales, and Management Experience in Multiple Verticals Including Finance and Healthcare
McLean, VA, May 17, 2016 – WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) specializing in Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Jason Holloway as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.
Mr. Holloway has been in the IT industry for over 25 years. He has held senior executive positions in multiple IT organizations, with a primary focus on business development, sales, and management to profitability. Mr. Holloway has industry vertical experience in Government, Technology, Finance, Transportation, Health Care, Entertainment, and Manufacturing.
Mr. Holloway co-founded Nexcentri, an IT provider for the Credit Union industry, in 2001 and served as president and CEO until 2013. At Nexcentri, working with key vendor partners including Microsoft, First Data, and HP, he developed and implemented three successful financial services software products and was recognized as the first Credit Union service organization to successfully conduct business internationally. Prior to Nexcentri, he was president and CEO of Networked Knowledge Systems (NKS), a global Linux security managed service company where he increased annual revenue over 800% in five years, servicing clients such as IBM and PwC, making NKS an Open Source Managed Security industry leader. In addition, Mr. Holloway has held several key executive roles within technology start-up companies that were being positioned for IPO.
“We are very excited to have Jason join the WidePoint senior executive team,” stated Steve L. Komar, WidePoint’s chief executive officer. “We view him as a strategic hire for the company. Jason has a long record of delivering results in growth, revenue, operational performance, and profitability in each of his prior ventures. Also, with his strong background in operations and finance, he has led numerous corporate initiatives involving process reengineering, turnaround, and reorganization, which align perfectively with our current efforts rationalize our sales and marketing and G&A. We expect Jason will deliver high-level revenue-building strategies and team leadership to close new business and expand our current work with clients in our targeted industry verticals.”
Mr. Holloway added, “I look forward to joining the WidePoint executive team and leveraging my experience and relationships to help the company accelerate growth and optimize its operating structure. I am excited about the products and solutions that WidePoint has built—particularly Certificate-on-Device™ and other advanced identity management solutions—and I believe that the target markets and end customers for them remain largely undeveloped and untapped.”
Mr. Holloway holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Bachelor’s degrees in both Computer Science and Mathematics. He is also a certified ISO and IEEE Internal Auditor, Certified Quality Administrator (CQA), and a certified Total Quality Management (TQM) facilitator.
WidePoint is a leading provider of secure, cloud-delivered, enterprise-wide information technology-based solutions that can enable enterprises and agencies to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. WidePoint has several major government and commercial contracts. For more information, visit www.widepoint.com.