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KEYW Appoints Bruce Potter Chief Technology Officer

Globe Newswire

HANOVER, Md., July 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) announced today it has named Bruce Potter as Chief Technology Officer. Bruce was a co-founder of Ponte Technologies, LLC (PonteTec) and joined KEYW in March 2015 when KEYW completed the acquisition of PonteTec. His responsibilities will include facilitating internal capability development and exchange; serving as the external face of KEYW’s technology capabilities through speaking engagements, technical whitepapers, and research proposals; and overseeing KEYW’s internal and external research activities.

“Bruce is the type of creative thinker and innovator we are excited to have working here at KEYW,” commented Mark Willard, Interim CEO of KEYW. “His diverse technical skills and established reputation will play a critical role in expanding KEYW’s brand into new markets and will enable growth in both government and commercial sectors.”

“I’m excited about taking on this role at KEYW,” said Bruce Potter, CTO of KEYW. “KEYW has an amazing diversity and depth of service offerings. I look forward to helping expand our technical impact within our client base and the industry at large.”

Bruce Potter was a founder and the CTO of Ponte Technologies for nearly 7 years. Bruce has over 20 years of experience focused on tackling high-end information security research and engineering problems. During his career, Bruce has demonstrated excellent leadership abilities while achieving a detailed understanding of technologies and capabilities that correspond with many of KEYW’s areas of expertise, such as cyber security risk analysis, telecommunications security, system and network engineering, computer and information security, advanced software analysis techniques, wireless security, and IT operations best practices.

Bruce is also the founder of The Shmoo Group, a non-profit think tank comprising security, privacy, and crypto professionals who donate time to information security research and development. Bruce helps organize ShmooCon, an annual computer security conference in Washington, DC. The most recent conference had over 2,000 attendees from a broad cross section of the security community and included presentations by industry professionals on a variety of contemporary security issues. 

Bruce has authored many publications and has delivered numerous presentations at various security and network conferences and private events including DefCon, BlackHat USA, ShmooCon, the United States Military Academy, Johns Hopkins University, and the Library of Congress.

About KEYW

KEYW provides agile cyber superiority, cybersecurity, and geospatial intelligence solutions for U.S. Government intelligence and defense customers and commercial enterprises. We create our solutions by combining our services and expertise with hardware, software, and proprietary technology to meet our customers' requirements. For more information contact KEYW Corporation, 7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400, Hanover, Maryland 21076; Phone 443-733-1600; Fax 443-733-1601; E-mail; or on the Web at

Forward-Looking Statements: Statements made in this press release that are not historical facts constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include but are not limited to statements about our future expectations, plans and prospects, and other statements containing the words “estimates,” “believes,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “expect,” “will,” “potential,” “opportunities,” and similar expressions. Our actual results, performance or achievements or industry results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements. These statements involve numerous risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those risk factors set forth in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, dated and filed March 9, 2015 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as required under the Securities Act of 1934, and other filings that we make with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. KEYW is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact:Chris Donaghey443-733-1600

Source:KEYW Corp.