IT security vendor McAfee, a part of Intel, has appointed Cisco veteran Scott Lovett as head of worldwide sales.
Lovett will report to Michael DeCesare, president of McAfee, and lead the global sales team.
At Cisco, Lovett has held sales leadership positions in the Collaboration Architecture, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Service Provider organizations since 1994.
Most recently, Lovett served as Cisco’s vice president of security sales where he defined and led the organization’s go-to-market and route-to-market strategy for Cisco’s security architecture.
His responsibilities included working with multiple business functions including Cisco’s engineering development teams, customer advocacy, and numerous eco-system partners to develop solutions for Cisco’s enterprise sales organization and channel partners.
Lovett was also a member of a core team that led the acquisition and integration of Sourcefire into Cisco’s sales processes.
Prior to joining Cisco, Lovett held numerous technical and sales roles at Lightstream Corporation, Memorex Telex and Ungermann-Bass.