Press Release 31-03-2015
Elm Park Media, headed by cyber security veteran John Stevenson, has joined forces with business acceleration specialists Accolade Business Services to deliver market visibility and business growth to cyber security software and services companies.
With the agreement, cyber security software and services companies gain access to the marketing, business development and domain expertise they need to grow their business and build scalable, repeatable revenue streams.
Elm Park Media, headed by Lincolnshire-based John Stevenson, delivers cyber security consulting, marketing and training services. John worked most recently with Worcestershire-based ex-QinetiQ and ex-Clearswift security vendor Deep-Secure, and consults extensively with corporate, military, defence and law enforcement agencies worldwide.
London-based Accolade Business Services is headed by former Industrial Chemist Nikki Pattison. Nikki’s technology sector experience spans over 20 years, working with some of the leading players and technology innovators in the IT market. Nikki brings a wealth of experience, contacts and market understanding to software & services companies helping them to promote their offerings and build a strong sales pipeline.
Explaining the move, John Stevenson, founder of Elm Park Media, said: “For cyber security software and services companies, the opportunity has never been greater but all too often the challenge is getting access to the sector-savvy marketing and business development expertise to capitalize on it. That’s where we come in. With a portfolio spanning strategic leadership, tactical marketing execution and business development, customers can rapidly grow market share and build revenues.”
Nicola Pattison, managing director at Accolade, added, “This partnership is a very strong match. It provides a very comprehensive service that will give security technology companies the exposure they need to grow their market profile and presence.”
About Elm Park Media
Elm Park Media, provides cyber security consultancy, marketing and training services. With over 30 years experience in the software industry, the team lists Citrix, IBM, Gartner, Oracle, Dr Solomons Software, Axent Technologies (Symantec), Content Technologies, Clearswift and Deep-Secure among their clients.
About Accolade Business Services
Accolade Business Services, headed by Nicola Pattison, was formed in 2002. The London-based company provides high-quality prospecting and business development services to support sales of high-value solutions in the IT industry, as well as bid management services. Clients include IBM, Sopra Banking Software, Fujitsu, Synapps Solutions.