the experts in advanced threat protection and containment, today
announced two new executive appointments, on the heels of the strongest
sales quarter and year in the company's history. David Earhart joins the
company as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations, and Julie
Preiss joins as Vice President of Marketing.
"In 2013, major enterprises around the world increasingly turned to
Damballa for automated breach defense," said David Scholtz, CEO for
Damballa. "We are thrilled to welcome David and Julie, who each have
experience delivering high growth for security companies, at a time when
we are so well positioned for significant global expansion."
David Earhart was previously Senior Vice President responsible for
leading CA Technologies' Security (Identity & Access Management) Field
Operations. During his tenure, CA's Security business experienced
approximately 300% growth. Prior to CA, he spent many years in sales
leadership positions at BMC Software, and has held executive positions
with two venture-backed firms where he ran Worldwide Sales, Support and
Services. Earhart currently sits on two boards of companies in the
security space - Cyren (NASDAQ :CTCH), and Coreblox. He earned a B.B.A.
in Finance from Texas Tech University.
Julie Preiss was previously head of marketing for Dell SecureWorks, a
leading information security services provider growing at twice the
industry average. During her tenure, the company launched an innovative
portfolio of Targeted Threat and Incident Response services, and
received the highest accolades by all leading industry analysts and
garnered top media coverage for its cyber threat intelligence. Prior to
Dell SecureWorks, Preiss served as Director of Marketing for Cbeyond,
and has also held marketing management roles at technology companies
including, StorageTek, Teligent and MCI. She earned a B.A. in
Communications from the University of Georgia.
Damballa Failsafe helps enterprises fill the security gap between failed
prevention and their incident response, to mitigate risk. It discovers
and validates active infections with certainty, so incident responders
can quickly mitigate risk. Damballa's automated breach defense finds
more active threats than any other solution in the market, regardless of
the source of the threat, entry vector, or OS of the device.
As the experts in advanced threat protection and containment, Damballa
discovers active threats that bypass all security prevention layers.
Damballa identifies evidence of malicious network traffic in real time,
rapidly pinpointing the compromised devices that represent the highest
risk to a business. Our patented solutions leverage Big Data from the
industry's broadest data set of consumer and enterprise network traffic,
combined with machine learning, to automatically discover and terminate
criminal activity, stopping data theft, minimizing business disruption,
and reducing the time to response and remediation. Damballa protects any
device or OS including PCs, Macs, Unix, iOS, Android, and embedded
systems. Damballa protects more than 400 million endpoints globally at
enterprises in every major market and for the world's largest ISP and
telecommunications providers. For more information, visit www.damballa.com,
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