BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2016) - Pwnie Express, the leading provider of device threat detection for wired, wireless and IoT devices, today announced the appointment of Artur Adib as Chief Technology Officer. Adib will be responsible for shaping and delivering the technology roadmap for Pwnie Express and will report to CEO Paul Paget.
"We are thrilled to have such a talented software leader," said Paul Paget, CEO at Pwnie Express. "Artur's visionary approach and collaborative nature will help drive Pwnie to new levels of innovation within the IoT security market. His deep expertise in software development coupled with an extensive research background brings a unique perspective to Pwnie that will further accelerate innovation."
"Pwnie stands out as a company that anticipates the threats our increasingly connected and IoT world presents and is committed to ensuring that its customers can safely adopt the great benefits of this new technology," said Artur Adib. "I'm excited to join the Pwnie team and help drive further innovation."
Adib arrives at Pwnie from Twitter, where he was a senior software engineer. During his tenure he was responsible for building and launching several high priority software projects including Fabric and Crashlytics for Unity game developers, as well as Digits for iOS. Prior to Twitter, Adib was an engineer for Mozilla where he developed, prototyped and produced the first built-in PDF viewer using HTML 5 technology for the popular Internet browser, Firefox. He is also responsible for writing one of the most downloaded libraries for NodeJS, ShellJS. Earlier in his career he was a faculty member of the National Institute of Health, where he published over 20 papers in computational physics and supervised a team of postdoctoral researchers.
Adib has a PhD from Brown University in Computational & Statistical Physics and a bachelor's degree from Universidade Federal do Ceara, in Physics.
About Pwnie Express
Pwnie Express provides the industry's only solution for continuous detection, identification and classification of wireless, wired and Bluetooth devices putting organizations at risk. Connected devices in the enterprise represent one of the fastest growing threats, unaddressed by existing security solutions. The Pwnie Express SaaS platform, Pulse, provides complete device coverage, including employee owned (BYOx), rogue and company-owned devices across the entire enterprise, including remote sites. To learn more about Pwnie Express visit www.pwnieexpress.com. To learn more, visit www.PwnieExpress.com or @PwnieExpress.