SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2013) - Narus, Inc., a leader in big data analytics for cyber security solutions, announced today that John Trobough has been appointed president. Trobough brings more than 20 years of operations and international experience in the telecommunications and mobile software industries to the company, which is a subsidiary of Boeing.
"The Narus team is exceptionally innovative and passionately dedicated to delivering the next generation of cybersecurity software with a focus on Cyber 3.0, where the semantic Web and cyber intersect," said Trobough. "I'm thrilled to join the company and leverage my own experience to bring continued success and further Narus' efforts to secure cyberspace."
Prior to joining Narus, Trobough was president of Teleca USA, a leading supplier of software services to the mobile device communications industry and one of the largest global Android commercialization partners in the Open Handset Alliance (OHA). He also held executive positions at Openwave Systems, a company that pioneered the development of the mobile Internet. He filled a number of roles in the office of the CTO, corporate strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. He also led Openwave's Mobile Business Unit, which was instrumental in defining the next generation of WAP mobile data and location gateways that are in existence today. Trobough also held senior management positions at Sylantro Systems, AT&T and Qwest Communications.
Among his other accomplishments, Trobough was actively involved in the evolution of wireless technologies as they shifted from analog to digital. Trobough co-founded Gravitate, a company that created location-based, peer-to-peer applications and services. The company filed several of the original patents around the idea of location-based advertising, which were later granted.
Trobough is an advisor and board member to several early-stage technology companies, and is an active advisory board member to the Washington State University Entrepreneurship and Engineering departments. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Washington State University, College of Business and Economics.
Narus, an independent subsidiary of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), is a pioneer in cybersecurity and is one of the first companies to apply patented advanced analytics to proactively identify cyber threats from insiders and outside intruders. The innovative Narus nSystem of products and applications is based on the principles of Cyber 3.0, where the semantic Web and cyber intersect. Using incisive intelligence culled from big data analytics, Narus nSystem identifies, predicts and characterizes the most advanced security threats, empowering organizations to better protect their critical assets. Narus counts governments, carriers and enterprises around the world among its growing customer base.
The company is based in the heart of Silicon Valley, in Sunnyvale, Calif.