ForgeRock, an open platform provider of identity management solutions, has appointed John Donovan as Regional Vice President for South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The new appointment further strengthens the company's global sales team as ForgeRock grows its identity management market share in the Asia Pacific region.
Donovan will be responsible for accelerating ForgeRock's growth in the region as well as driving the expansion in the broader Asia region, focusing on business development and revenue growth, helping to reinforce the company's position at the heart of identity management.
Donovan has 30 years' experience in the IT industry and was previously Director of Channel Sales and General Business for VMware in Australia and New Zealand, with responsibility for driving strategies, relationships and revenues for all elements of VMware's partner ecosystem and Inside Sales teams.
Prior to joining VMware in 2010, John spent two years at Novell developing go-to-market strategies, planning and program development as Vice President for the Asia Pacific channels ecosystem. Before that, John spent 12 years at Symantec in a variety of roles including Vice President of Channel Sales for APJ, Managing Director Symantec Pacific, and other roles including the management of distribution marketing in the US and Canada.
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