Mobileiron Inc (NASDAQ:MOBL), the leader in mobile enterprise security, today announced that Damian Artt is joining the company as Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales.

Damian brings more than 20 years of experience in direct sales, channel sales, and operations to MobileIron. Prior to joining MobileIron, Damian served as President and General Manager of Polycom for the Americas division where he was responsible for a business that delivered more than$700M in annual revenue. His responsibilities included direct sales, a channel of 1,000+ partners, and worldwide sales enablement and operations. He joined Polycom after eight years at Wind River where he last served as SVP of Worldwide Sales and Services. Prior to that, he spent eleven years at Cadence Design Systems in a variety of executive roles in Sales and Services. Damian earned a BSc (Honors) in electrical engineering fromQueens University, Belfast.

“Damian has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to lead sales organizations,” said Bob Tinker, CEO, MobileIron. “He’s run big businesses, he has a mix of experience with enterprise customers and channel sales, and he has a track record as a strong leader who develops and attracts talent. I’m delighted he’s joining our team.” (Original Source)

Shares of Mobile Iron closed yesterday at $3.39. MOBL has a 1-year high of $11.52 and a 1-year low of $3.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $4.12 and its 200-day moving average is $6.25.

On the ratings front, Mobile Iron has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. In a report issued on September 9, Goldman Sachs analyst Heather Bellini downgraded MOBL to Hold, with a price target of $4.50, which represents a potential upside of 32.7% from where the stock is currently trading. Separately, on September 4, Deutsche Bank’s Karl Keirstead maintained a Hold rating on the stock and has a price target of $5.

According to, which ranks over 7,500 financial analysts and bloggers to gauge the performance of their past recommendations, Heather Bellini and Karl Keirstead have a total average return of 17.1% and 5.5% respectively. Bellini has a success rate of 67.4% and is ranked #114 out of 3766 analysts, while Keirstead has a success rate of 48.5% and is ranked #828.

MobileIron Inc provides mobile IT platform for enterprises to secure and manage mobile applications, content and devices.