SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AtHoc, Inc., the leader in network-centric interactive crisis communication systems, today announced the appointment of Matthew Gloss as general counsel to oversee the company's rapidly expanding worldwide legal affairs.
"Matthew comes to AtHoc with an outstanding background managing private and public offerings and M&A transactions for Silicon Valley technology companies," said Guy Miasnik, CEO of AtHoc. "As AtHoc continues its accelerated growth into new markets, Matthew will provide invaluable strategic legal perspective gained over two decades of experience."
Most recently, Gloss served as general counsel for Mellanox Technologies as it grew from a $60 million business to the $400 million public company it is today. Between his prior post at Marvell Semiconductor and Mellanox, he oversaw more than $12 billion in combined market capital growth. Earlier in his career, he served as a Lieutenant for the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. and worked as a trial attorney and individual defense counselor. Gloss graduated at the top of his DePaul University law school class and received his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
"I'm honored to be a part of this inspiring team. From its nucleus of visionary life-saving software, the co-founders have taken AtHoc to a leadership position in the federal sector. Now they're building out their management team to scale the company as they move into the commercial and healthcare sectors," said Gloss. "It's my goal to bolster and protect AtHoc's intellectual property portfolio to achieve their plans for growth."
Gloss will oversee customer and reseller contracts, IP matters, labor law, OEM agreements and corporate and board legal issues.
AtHoc is the recognized leader, innovator, and trusted partner in network-centric interactive crisis communication systems. AtHoc's products are used for physical security, employee protection, personnel accountability, staff recall and regulatory compliance for military, homeland security, government, healthcare, industrial and commercial organizations.
Millions of end-users worldwide rely on AtHoc's unified notification systems for their emergency alerting and critical communication needs in organizations such as Microsoft, Eastman Chemical, USS-POSCO Industries, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Baylor, Scott & White Health, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), UCLA, U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
AtHoc was recently awarded Government Security News' (GSN) 2012 Homeland Security Award for Best Mass Notification System and has also been recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass Notification Services and by IHS Inc. as The Fastest Growing Mass Notification Software Supplier. For more information about AtHoc, please visit www.athoc.com.
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