André Bakken is Director of Product Management at Ipswitch File Transfer. His secured and encrypted Managed File Transfer applications have helped companies comply with PCI for years. Mr. Bakken is responsible for the roadmap, strategy and requirements for Ipswitch's enterprise-class applications. Before joining Ipswitch, Mr. Bakken was Director of Product Management for secured Managed File Transfer products at Axway and Tumbleweed. Mr. Bakken comes to Ipswitch with over 16 years of successful product management and product marketing experience at secured, enterprise-class and consumer companies like Macrovision, Alphablox, Hyperion and Microsoft (Great Plains Software). Mr. Bakken holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the University of Arizona.