SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - November 21, 2016) - EdgeWave, Inc.® (www.edgewave.com), a cybersecurity firm based in La Jolla, California, announced today that Choo Kim-Isgitt has been named CMO and EVP.
"We are very pleased to have Choo join our executive team," said Lou Ryan, EdgeWave's CEO and Executive Chairman of the Board. "Choo is a proven marketing leader who understands the strategic and tactical importance of this next, hyper growth phase of our business. Her experience as a successful security marketer and operating partner in venture capital brings a unique perspective which will be highly valuable to our business."
Prior to joining EdgeWave, Kim-Isgitt was with Frost Data Capital, a combined venture capital and incubator, serving as operating partner where she helped launch the Cyber Security portfolio, managed the Industrial Internet of Things focused start-ups, and continues to serve as an Advisor for the healthcare portfolio. Recognized as a change agent for accelerating growth, Kim-Isgitt previously held executive positions at both M86 Security and Websense where she built world class marketing organizations and brands. Kim-Isgitt has also served as Vice President of Marketing at SmartDrive Systems, a cloud-based, fleet performance solution, and consultant for Proficio, Exabeam and Prevoty, growth and early stage security start-ups.
"I am thrilled to be a part of such an exciting time at EdgeWave," said Kim-Isgitt. "Security has become a board level priority across organizations of all sizes. With its award-winning web and email security solutions, EdgeWave is well positioned to address a gap in enterprises that need comprehensive, easy to use and cost effective security defenses. I look forward to working with this experienced leadership team."
For over twenty years, EdgeWave has helped organizations defend against cyber attacks and advanced threats with powerful yet simple-to-use web and email security technologies. EdgeWave is the industry's first platform that incorporates 24x7 human analysis along with machine learning and threat intelligence to detect and quickly respond to known and emerging threats.
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