BATON ROUGE, LA--(Marketwire - Nov 13, 2012) - TraceSecurity, a pioneer in cloud-based IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that company President, CEO and Co-Founder Peter Stewart has been selected to present on growing a successful business in these challenging economic times at the Business Report's Entrepreneur Forum on Nov. 14 in Baton Rouge, La.
Mr. Stewart will participate in a panel discussion and question and answer session on "The Five Biggest Traps for Entrepreneurs (and how to avoid them)," the theme for the event, following a keynote presentation. The Forum, which expects to attract more than 250 executive and business attendees, is an event supporting the Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week.
"The Entrepreneurship Week is an important time in our business community, and I'm pleased to work with the Business Report to support this event," said Mr. Stewart. "TraceSecurity's growth and success over the years provides a terrific model for businesspeople and entrepreneurs to follow. We have been able to innovate and stay ahead of the competition in delivering our cloud-based security solutions to customers, resulting in our growth and clear leading position in the market."
About Pete Stewart, CEO of TraceSecurity
Pete Stewart is President, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Founder of TraceSecurity. With more than 22 years of security technology and business management experience, Mr. Stewart has served in executive positions with Fifth Generation Systems, Micrografx, and McAfee/Network Associates. Before his current role, Mr. Stewart was President and CEO of Blaze Technologies, Inc., which merged with PatchPortal to form TraceSecurity. Stewart is a seasoned entrepreneur and has been the featured presenter at numerous high visibility security, financial and management conferences and forums, where he speaks on a variety of issues facing cloud service-providers, including managing compliance and implementing security controls. In addition, Mr. Stewart has been selected to speak at several key VC funding events around the U.S. In the past, he served as a member of the Louisiana National Guard 239th Military Police Unit and has served on many boards for nonprofit organizations, as well as technology startups, including currently as a trustee of the Andreeff Foundation. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University.
TraceSecurity, a leading pioneer in cloud-based security solutions, provides IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management solutions. The company's cloud-based services help organizations achieve, maintain and demonstrate security compliance while significantly improving their security posture. With more than 1,400 customers, TraceSecurity supports the security and risk management efforts of organizations in financial services, healthcare, insurance, government and other regulated sectors. Founded in 2004, the company has executive offices in Silicon Valley and offices in Baton Rouge, La. For more information, call (225) 612-2121 or visit www.tracesecurity.com.
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