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BrightPoint Security

November 10, 2015 08:17 ET

BrightPoint Security CEO Anne Bonaparte Named Female Executive of the Year Finalist in 12th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Bonaparte Earns Finalist Award Honors in Nation's Premier Business Awards Program

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 10, 2015) - BrightPoint Security™, a leading Threat Intelligence Platform provider for automation, curation and sharing of threat intelligence to fight cyber threats, today announced that President and CEO Anne Bonaparte was named a Female Executive of the Year Finalist in the 12th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run worldwide. More than 1,400 entries were submitted this year for consideration, and the finalists were chosen by more than 120 business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world's premier business awards. Ms. Bonaparte is being honored in the Business Products - Computer Software (11 to 2,500 employees) awards category.

"High-achieving women entrepreneurs, organizations, and executives all over the world are an inspiration to girls and women who dream of starting and growing a business," said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. "The first-round judges have told us how impressed they were with this year's field of Finalists. We're looking forward to recognizing them in New York on November 13."

Ms. Bonaparte is the president and chief executive officer of BrightPoint Security. Known for leading security companies through high-growth stages to become businesses that endure, she has also served as the CEO of Solidcore Systems, Tablus, and MailFrontier; and as vice president of international at VeriSign. Ms. Bonaparte holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BS in industrial engineering from Stanford University.

"I am honored to be a finalist along with other women making significant contributions to leading software companies such as Jive, Progress and Zuora," said Ms. Bonaparte. "The innovation required to meet the challenges facing our country require all of us to work together to make an impact."

Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Nov. 13. The event will be broadcast on Livestream via the Stevie Awards' Facebook page at 7:30 pm EST, and the red carpet pre-show will air on the Stevie Awards' Periscope at 6 pm EST. Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

About BrightPoint Security
BrightPoint Security delivers immediate predictive insight and prescriptive response to protect businesses from cyber threats with the industry's only Threat Intelligence Command Platform. BrightPoint enables secure community-based threat intelligence sharing to achieve the most relevant visibility and awareness of current and emerging threats across digital ecosystems and infrastructures. Venture backed, the company is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For more information, visit www.brightpointsecurity.com.

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