WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Security Innovation, the worldwide leader in application security training and assessment services announced today the addition of Jeff Emig as Chief Operating Officer to company’s executive team. In this newly created role, Emig will work closely with Ed Adams, CEO of Security Innovation, on the company’s overall strategy and execution.
“I’ve known and worked with Jeff for over 9 years,” said Ed Adams, CEO of Security Innovation. “Jeff’s track record of driving profitable growth and operational excellence make him an exciting addition to the Security Innovation team. I’m proud of the progress Security Innovation has made to date, and now is the time to accelerate our growth with strategic prioritization and execution. His appointment further strengthens our world-class team of executive talent and reflects our belief in becoming the trusted advisor in application security.”
Emig brings strong financial, strategy, and management experience to Security Innovation, where he’s served on the company’s Board of Directors since 2008. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer for RobbinsKersten Direct, where he drove rapid revenue growth and successfully closed and integrated several acquisitions. Prior to that, Jeff was a Principal at Brook Venture Partners, serving as an active investor in growth stage software companies. Before Brook, he was a founding team member at Tenor Networks, a firm focused on developing high-end optical networking equipment. While at Tenor, Jeff built the finance and operations groups and assisted in raising over $120M of Venture Capital through three rounds of financing. He started his career in various finance and operations roles in 3Com Corp.’s Switching Division.
A Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College graduate, Emig received his MBA after graduating from the University of Massachusetts in Finance and Operations Management. Jeff will continue to serve on Security Innovation’s Board of Directors.
"I’m excited to work closely with Ed and the executive team on growing Security Innovation,” said Emig. “Our company is the most trusted advisor in software security and has enormous potential ahead. I look forward to working with such a talented team and helping to lead the company to its next phase of rapid growth tied with operational excellence."
About Security Innovation
Since 2002, organizations have relied on Security Innovation for our unique software and application security expertise to help secure and protect sensitive data in the most challenging environments - automobiles, desktops, web applications, mobile devices and in the cloud. A best in class security training, assessment and consulting provider, Security Innovation has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Training for three years in a row. Security Innovation is privately held and headquartered in Wilmington, MA USA. For more information, visit www.securityinnovation.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.
Source: Security Innovation