FireEye Expands Global Leadership Team With Six New Executives
MILPITAS, CA, Jan 10, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
FireEye(R), Inc., the leader in stopping today's new breed of cyber
attacks, announced the expansion of its global leadership team with
the appointment of six key executives, including Ken Gonzalez as vice
president of corporate development; Manish Gupta as senior vice
president of products; Tony Kolish as senior vice president of
customer services; Sridhar Jayanthi as vice president, managing
director, and head of India operations; Barbara Massa as vice
president of human resources; and Dawn Song, as engineering fellow.
These appointments come as the company closes a record 2012 and
announces a $50 million expansion funding round.
"FireEye has a great leadership team in place today. The addition of
this group of industry veterans expands the wealth of experience to
lead FireEye through the next stage of its growth," said Dave DeWalt,
FireEye chairman and CEO. "I am confident that we have the right team
in place as FireEye continues to expand its product portfolio,
unearth groundbreaking research from the lab and continue its
international expansion. We welcome these new executives aboard with
Gonzalez, formerly chief strategy officer at AVAST Software, has 15
years of experience in business development, corporate development,
and strategy, having held similar roles at McAfee and Siebel
Systems/Oracle. A former infantry captain in the U.S. Army, Gonzalez
received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a degree in Civil
Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Gupta, formerly vice president of product management and marketing in
Cisco's Security Technology Business Unit, brings 14 years of
experience in product management and product marketing, having held
similar positions at McAfee/Intel, Redback Networks, and iPolicy
Networks. Gupta has an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of
Management, an M.S. in Engineering from the University of Maryland,
and a B.S. in Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering.
Kolish, formerly senior vice president of customer service at EMC,
brings over 20 years of experience in services and support from roles
at Documentum, Idiom, Segue Software, and Softbridge. Tony graduated
cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of
Massachusetts at Amherst.
Jayanthi was formerly the head of McAfee's largest research and
development team as the managing director for McAfee India
operations. He holds an M.S. in Engineering from State University of
New York and Northwestern University and a B.S. in Mechanical
Engineering from the University of Madras.
Massa brings over 22 years of human resources expertise gained from
roles at McAfee, EMC, Documentum, and Cadence Design Systems.
Song, a professor on leave from UC Berkeley and founder of Ensighta
Security, Inc., has been a leading researcher and professor in
computer security for over ten years. She is the recipient of
numerous awards and holds a Ph.D from University of California,
Berkeley, and a Masters from Carnegie Mellon University.
To learn more about the FireEye executive team, please visit the
leadership page on the FireEye website.
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye is the leader in stopping
next-generation threats, such as zero-day and APT attacks, that
bypass traditional defenses and compromise over 95% of networks. The
FireEye solution supplements signature-based firewalls, IPS,
anti-virus, and gateways, and provide the world's only
cross-enterprise, signature-less protection against Web and email
threat vectors as well as malware resident on file shares. It is the
industry's only integrated solution that stops attacks across every
stage of an attack life cycle, from exploit to exfiltration. Using
its patented Virtual Execution technology platform across its
portfolio, FireEye is uniquely able to protect against
next-generation threats. FireEye solutions are deployed in over 40
countries and in more than 25% of the Fortune 100.
FireEye is a registered trademark of FireEye, Inc. All other brands,
products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks
of their respective owners.
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