May 21 2015

Ipswitch Adds Bob Steinkrauss to the Board as an Independent Director

Two-Time Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist Adds Strength to the Ipswitch Leadership Team

LEXINGTON, MA –– May 21, 2015 – Ipswitch announced the appointment of Robert A. Steinkrauss, a technology executive with more than 35 years of leadership experience, to its board of directors. Steinkrauss will serve as an independent director, joining fellow board members Roger Greene, Ipswitch founder and chairman, and chief executive officer Joe Krivickas.


"It's an exciting time to join Roger and Joe on Ipswitch's board of directors" said Steinkrauss. "Ipswitch has a very bright future as the world's number one low-friction software company serving IT teams. Ipswitch has a long track record of success in delivering innovative IT Management solutions that make IT professionals' jobs a lot easier."


For over three decades, Steinkrauss has provided strategic direction, vision and management to a number of successful ventures in the technology industry. Steinkrauss previously served as the president and chief executive officer of Chosen Security, Ingrian Networks Inc., Raptor Systems, and Xedia. He has also served as the managing director of TC TrustCenter GmbH and has been a board director for over 20 companies, both public and private in his career.


"Bob brings immense operational and financial experience to the table that will help guide Ipswitch to even greater success," said Joe Krivickas, CEO at Ipswitch. "For over 20 years Ipswitch has been a pioneer in the IT industry and our products are running on 150,000 networks worldwide. Today we are the leading low-friction, high-velocity provider of software to IT teams and look forward to working with Bob and benefiting from his deep insight and experience leading companies in IT security and networking markets."


Steinkrauss also serves currently as an independent director for Agiliance, Exinda, Sonian, and Xtium. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in 2007 for the Northern California region and in 1997 for the New England Region. A magna cum laude graduate of Boston College, Steinkrauss holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting.


About Ipswitch

Ipswitch helps solve complex IT problems with simple solutions. The company's innovative, high-value IT tools, installed on 150,000 government and business networks worldwide, help IT teams monitor networks, applications and servers, and transfer files between systems, business partners and customers. Ipswitch was founded in 1991 and is based in Lexington, Massachusetts with offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, visit