Hytrust hires new CEO away from VMware

Hytrust the company providing access control and configuration management solutions has hired John de Santis as their new chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), tmcnet reports. De Santis comes from VMware where he was Vice President Cloud Services since August last year. Before that he was Chairman and CEO at TriCipher for 4 years which was acquired by VMware in August last year.

De Santis was also President and CEO of Sygate Technologies (acquired by Symantec) from July 2000 until December 2005, and Senior Vice President Worlwide Sales, Marketing and Service at Network Computing Devices from 1997 until 2000. He also worked for Cincinnati Bell Information Systems (now Convergys), Data Switch Corporation and Channelnet Corporation.