SOURCE: AlienVault


July 02, 2013 09:00 ET

AlienVault Appoints Robert Lerner as Vice President of Finance and Administration

Senior Financial Executive to Drive Company's Operational Excellence and Expansion

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 2, 2013) - AlienVault, the leading Unified Security Management provider committed to making security visibility complete, simple and affordable, today announced the appointment of Robert Lerner as vice president of finance and administration.

"Robert is a seasoned financial executive with an impressive track record in establishing strong financial operations for both public and private companies," said AlienVault President and CEO, Barmak Meftah. "We are pleased to have him join our executive team at this important stage of our growth."

Lerner has more than 30 years of experience working in Silicon Valley for both public as well as private, venture-backed technology companies. He was most recently VP of finance at Aerohive Networks and previously served in executive financial roles at Fortinet, Siebel Systems, Excite@Home (previously @Home Network), Sybase, Cypress Semiconductor and numerous private technology companies. Lerner was a member of the IPO teams for both Fortinet and @Home Network.

In addition, Lerner is Chairman of the Board of KeyPoint Credit Union, an $800M asset Silicon Valley-based financial institution. He also serves on a pro-bono basis as CFO of Blue Planet Network, a non-profit organization whose mission is to exponentially increase the impact of safe drinking water programs for people around the world. In addition, he is on the board of the Peninsula Chapter of Amigos de las Americas and participates actively in the Silicon Valley chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI), and serves on the membership committee.

Lerner holds a B.B.A. from Marshall University and an M.B.A. from Georgia State University.

"AlienVault has a unique opportunity for market expansion in an industry that has long been dominated by expensive and complex products that are primarily targeted at large enterprises," said Lerner. "I am excited to be a part of the team that will accelerate the adoption of AlienVault's Unified Security Management platform for broad security visibility and threat detection for companies of all sizes."

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AlienVault's Unified Security Management™ solution (USM) provides a fast and cost-effective way for organizations with limited security staff and budget to address compliance and threat management needs. With all of the essential security controls built-in, USM puts enterprise-class security visibility within fast and easy reach of smaller security teams who need to do more with less. AlienVault's Open Threat Exchange™, a system for sharing threat intelligence among OSSIM users and AlienVault customers, ensures USM always stays ahead of threats. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sigma, Trident Capital and Adara Venture Partners. For more information visit or follow us on Twitter.

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