June 21, 2012 07:30 ET

AtHoc Appoints Security Industry Leader Arthur W. Coviello to Its Board of Directors

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 21, 2012) - AtHoc, Inc. (, the pioneer and leader in network-centric emergency mass notification systems (EMNS), today announced that Arthur W. Coviello Jr. has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Drawing on his 30 years of experience in the security industry, Coviello brings expertise in strategic planning, operations, and financial management to AtHoc as the company continues to execute on its aggressive goals and market expansion initiatives. Separately, AtHoc also announced today the successful completion of a $5.6 million investment round led by Intel Capital, the global investment arm of chipmaker Intel Corp.

Currently executive chairman of RSA, the security division of EMC and executive vice president of EMC Corporation, Coviello's tenure, influence, and experience in cyber security and high technology organizations make him a recognized industry leader. He plays a key role in RSA's strategy, which comprise EMC's global plans for information-centric security. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer of RSA Security, Inc. prior to its acquisition by EMC in 2006. Coviello joined RSA in 1995 and has been a driving force in its rapid growth from $25 million in 1995 to revenues of over $700 million in 2010. He also serves on the Board of Directors at EnerNOC, a leader in Demand Response Systems for energy conservation. Coviello graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts.

"It is a privilege to serve on the AtHoc Board of Directors and to be a part of a company that is so committed to improving the safety and security of our citizens, first responders, and armed forces personnel around the world," said Art Coviello. "AtHoc has a proven track record of consistently executing on very aggressive goals and strategies with the guidance and insights of an outstanding leadership team. I look forward to contributing to AtHoc's continued growth and success as we expand into new geographies and verticals, and extend our market leadership advantage."

AtHoc has a leading position and proven record of innovation in net-centric mass notification systems and protects more than 2 million military and federal government personnel. AtHoc's enterprise-level life safety systems are deployed across major government agencies as well as commercial, healthcare and higher education organizations.

"It's a great pleasure to welcome Art Coviello to our Board of Directors, and we look forward to his insightful guidance," said AtHoc President and CEO Guy Miasnik. "Art brings exceptional experience, knowledge and relationships to our leadership team, along with impeccable credentials in security and operations. His contributions and expertise are very timely as we move forward with our market expansion and accelerate our aggressive product, technology, and sales initiatives."

About AtHoc
AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized market leader in unified emergency communications and mass notification systems to military, homeland security, government, healthcare and commercial organizations. AtHoc's products are used for physical security, force protection, personnel accountability, recall and regulatory compliance. Millions of end-users worldwide, in organizations such as the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, UCLA, Microsoft, Boeing and Raytheon rely on AtHoc's unified notification systems for their emergency alerting and critical communication needs. AtHoc has partnered with market leaders including Microsoft, Cisco, Tyco, Motorola, Harris, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, MIR3 and others to bring these notification solutions to the public and commercial markets. For more information about AtHoc, please visit

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