IoT Security Firm Great Bay Software Names Silicon Valley Vet Jim Scullion CEO



Via News Release

“SAN FRANCISCO & MINNEAPOLIS — Alpine Investors announced that it has named James P. Scullion new Chief Executive Officer at Great Bay Software, a leading provider of enterprise endpoint and IoT security and compliance solutions.”

Scullion comes with a wealth of experience in the industry having spent the last 25 years developing and executing growth strategies in leading enterprise application software and security companies. His leadership and strategic vision make him ideally suited to lead the next phase of the organization’s growth and success in a rapidly expanding market.

“I am excited to be joining a company that is well positioned to capitalize on a fast growing, high demand market,” said Scullion. “I believe my extensive experience leading market leading enterprise software companies, especially in the security space, will be very complementary to the Great Bay team and will advance our ability to be a major player in the endpoint security market place.”

Most recently Scullion served as CEO at Bunchball, where he was the driving force in the company’s growth, increased employee engagement and improved retention. Prior, Scullion was CEO-in-Residence at Granite Ventures. Other leadership roles include: CEO at DecisionView (leading SaaS solutions provider to pharmaceutical industry), CEO at Tumbleweed Communications (leading enterprise security software), CEO at Comnetix (leading provider of identification solutions to government agencies) and several executive positions at Identix including President, COO and CFO.

“I’m very pleased that Jim is joining Great Bay Software as CEO,” said Mark Strauch, partner at Alpine Investors and Chairman of the Board at Great Bay Software. “We believe Great Bay is well positioned to capture the next growth phase of endpoint and IoT security, especially since device security is one of the most pressing needs of CIOs and CISOs. Jim’s experience as a “C” officer in the security industry will greatly enhance our ability to capture the growth opportunity in front of us.”

About Alpine Investors

Alpine Investors is a values-driven private equity firm committed to building enduring, purpose-driven companies through its unique PeopleFirst model. Leading with a focus on people, Alpine invests in founder-owned, middle-market companies in the software, online and business services industries. Alpine has raised over $900 million of committed capital and invested in more than 50 companies since its inception in 2001. For more information visit

About Great Bay Software

Great Bay gives organizations full real-time visibility and control over all devices on the most complex of global networks. Great Bay’s Warehouse of Context serves as the industry’s richest repository of real-time information on all managed and unmanaged endpoints. Great Bay’s unprecedented speed, scale and simplicity give organizations the power to more effectively protect against modern-day threats, simplify regulatory compliance and streamline operations. For more information about Great Bay Software visit