Email infrastructure software provider StrongMail Systems has named two key additions to its management team. Ken Paskins has joined the company as VP of sales and Paul Conley is VP of client services.
Responsible for driving overall sales revenues, Paskins will lead StrongMail’s sales team. Most recently, Paskins led the worldwide OEM sales team for Tibco Software. In this position, he generated Tibco’s highest revenue year ever and helped close some of the largest deals in the company’s history for that division, resulting in 100% year over year revenue growth during his tenure. Prior to joining Tibco, Paskins ran the ISV sales team at BEA Systems, managed several major accounts and closed two of the largest deals in the company’s history. He holds a BA in Organizational Communications with a minor in Industrial Psychology and International Business from Purdue University.
Conley is a 20-year veteran of the software industry, with extensive worldwide experience in customer support and software application development. He is responsible for leading StrongMail’s customer support, professional services and education services teams. Prior to joining StrongMail, Conley served as senior director of Worldwide Backline Operations at BEA Systems, where he ran an organization responsible for global backline support of BEA’s entire product portfolio (an organization consisting of more than 100 engineers in 14 support centers worldwide). While at BEA, he transformed the company’s ability to proactively support more than 15,000 customers worldwide. He holds an Honors degree in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa, Canada.