Christian Cowan Joins Opengear as Director of Global Product Management

Opengear (www.opengear.com), a leading provider of next- generation remote networking infrastructure management solutions, today announced the appointment of networking industry veteran Christian Cowan as director of global product management. A senior executive with 20 years of experience, Cowan joins Opengear after serving in previous product management and marketing roles within the physical security, IT networking and energy industries. In his new position with Opengear, Cowan will provide product management leadership, and help to develop new solutions for the company’s expanding product line. 

“We are pleased to have Christian as part of the Opengear team,” said Vincent Giordano, vice president of global business development and strategy, Opengear. “I know Christian is going to make a difference identifying new markets and applications, which will help expand Opengear’s business.”

Most recently, he was VP of Product Management for Asure Software, a leading vendor of cloud computing time management software services (SaaS) for small-to-mid-sized businesses and divisions of large enterprises. During his tenure at Asure Software, he built a team to successfully deliver software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to a wide variety of markets, as well as integrating ADI Time with Asure Software as a result of that acquisition. Prior to Asure Software, he served as Product Manager at A123 Systems, and was also Product Line Director for APC managing the Security/Environmental Monitoring and IT Network Management product lines. 

“I’m excited to be part of growing company that is making great strides in the network infrastructure marketplace,” said Cowan. “I look forward to bringing my expertise in product management to elevate Opengear’s current product solutions.”

Cowan earned a BSEE degree from Villanova University and a MBA from the University of Rhode Island. 

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About Opengear

Opengear delivers secure, resilient access and automation to critical IT infrastructure, even when the network is down. Provisioning, orchestration and remote management of network devices, through innovative software and appliances, enables technical staff to manage their data centers and remote network locations reliably and efficiently. Opengear’s business continuity solutions are trusted by global organizations across financial, digital communications, retail and manufacturing industries. The company is headquartered in New Jersey, with R&D centers in Silicon Valley and Brisbane, Australia. For more information please visit www.opengear.com.

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