SOURCE: Tempered Networks

June 02, 2015 12:02 ET

Tempered Networks Appoints Jeff Pancottine as SVP of Global Sales and Marketing

Seasoned Executive to Lead Global Growth Strategy

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2015) - Tempered Networks, Inc. announced today that Jeff Pancottine has been appointed Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, effective June 1, 2015. A veteran in the technology industry, Pancottine has a successful track record across the telecommunications, server, networking, security, and SaaS markets.

"Tempered Networks fills a big void in the market with the intensity of cyber attacks against business critical infrastructure by criminal, nation state, and hacktivists," said Jeff Pancottine, SVP of Sales and Marketing at Tempered Networks. "Add to that, the exponential growth of inter-connected devices and systems increases an organization's attack surface as they make their way onto IP-based networks. I see a distinct opportunity for Tempered that offers an unparalleled way to help customers securely connect and cloak high value assets and systems -- at Internet scale. The timing for Tempered couldn't be better and my priority is to build on the company's unique value proposition and grow the business."

Pancottine's most recent role was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the SteelApp business unit at Riverbed Technology, recently acquired by Brocade. Previously, he was the CEO and President of Daptiv and has held senior executive roles at Juniper Networks, F5 Networks, Sun Microsystems and Cray Research. He currently sits on the board of directors for Wizmo, a SaaS hosting provider.

"Tempered's unique approach for solving the inherent security issues with TCP/IP is carving a new market category for cyber security," said Jeff Hussey, CEO of Tempered Networks. "With this rich and ripe opportunity, comes the need to help organizations rethink how they solve their security issues. Jeff's deep experience and success in developing winning strategies in new markets will help position us for success."

Pancottine holds a BS in Computer Science from University of California, Riverside and an MS in Computer Science from Cornell University.

About Tempered Networks

Tempered Networks meets the security and connectivity needs for organizations who require uncompromised protection for their business critical infrastructure, information and assets. To support the proliferation of high value endpoints that must safely communicate, our unique approach to security provides the most effective way for organizations to safeguard these assets in a manageable way -- at Internet scale. Tempered Networks delivers the industry's most robust security platform that defies the complexities and overcomes the human error associated with current security products. Our solution protects businesses from brand-tarnishing and costly cyber attacks by cloaking networks using private overlay networks with military-grade security. Tempered Networks empowers organizations to stay ahead of rapidly changing business demands with an agile platform for securing the converged industrial enterprise. The company is building the foundation of a secure Internet through automated orchestration of identity and trust management. We have customers in the commercial, industrial and public sectors with Fortune 500 customers deploying 'well tempered' networks today. For more information go to

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