MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FireEye, Inc. (Nasdaq:FEYE), the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced that Michael Sheridan, FireEye CFO, was awarded the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2013 CFO of the Year award in the category of public company with revenue under $500M. Sheridan's leadership and financial oversight helped contribute to annual revenue growth of 148 percent for FireEye in 2012. In addition, Sheridan guided the September initial public offering for FireEye that raised approximately $321 million in net proceeds.
"It's truly an honor to win this award," said Sheridan. "Growing an industry-defining business like FireEye not only requires products and services but also a tremendous team. This award is a great testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire FireEye team who works tirelessly to secure our customers and grow the company."
Sheridan's profile is here: http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/print-edition/2013/11/22/investors-know-this-pro-from-many-road.html
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. FireEye has over 1,300 customers across more than 40 countries, including over 100 of the Fortune 500.
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