CREDANT Names Callahan VP, CMO

Dallas-based data protection software publisher CREDANT Technologies reported Tuesday that it has hired Michael Callahan as vice president and chief marketing officer. CREDANT said Callahan boasts more than 18 years of enterprise sales and marketing experience. Most recently, he was president and chief operating officer of NoodleNet, a Plano, Texas-based startup that focused on establishing safe online environments for children. Before that, Callahan held key marketing and customer service roles at security software firm McAfee, including stints as vice president of worldwide business development for technical support and customer service and vice president of North America marketing.