Wave Appoints Vice President of North American Sales

Wave Appoints Vice President of North American Sales 
Dell Sales Veteran Tom Conte to Lead Wave Sales Activities for
Enterprise and Government to North America 
LEE, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/29/13 --   Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:
WAVX) announced that Tom Conte, a 25-year information technology
sales veteran has been named Vice President of North American Sales,
effective Nov. 4. In this role, Mr. Conte will oversee all of Wave's
sales activity across North America, helping organizations leverage
Wave's comprehensive software suite for establishing multi-factor
authentication, managing encryption and detecting advanced persistent
threats. Mr. Conte takes over the role from Bill Solms who was
promoted to CEO in October. 
Prior to joining Wave, Mr. Conte served as Sales Director for Dell's
Federal Government OCONUS (Outside the Continental United States)
division, selling solutions that address the unique requirements of
US Federal customers located around the world. Customers he worked
with while at Dell included the Department of State, United Nations,
the U.S. Army and the Executive Office of the President, along with
multi-national organizations such as the U.N. Development Program,
Pan American Health Organization, Inter-American Development Bank and
many more. Mr. Conte had previously held the post of Global Account
Manager for Dell from 2004 to 2010.  
"Tom has an impressive track record of driving sales within the US
public and private sectors as well as growing global markets," said
Wave CEO Bill Solms. "Tom's a proven winner and he's the type of
leader we need within the company." 
"There is an increasing awareness of Wave within the government and
military agencies I've worked with while at Dell," said Mr. Conte. "I
am excited about the near-term opportunities to help solve critical
security needs for the federal government and across enterprises in
North America and look forward to building on the progress that Bill
has made this year."  
About Wave Systems 
 Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) reduces the
complexity, cost and uncertainty of data protection by starting
inside the device. Unlike other vendors who try to secure information
by adding layers of software for security, Wave leverages the
security capabilities built directly into endpo
int computing
platforms themselves. Wave has been a foremost expert on this growing
trend, leading the way with first-to-market solutions and helping
shape standards through its work as a board member for the Trusted
Computing Group.  
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