DENVER, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Security leader ProtectWiseTM today announced Adam Cecil has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A seasoned finance executive with experience managing strategic acquisitions and IPOs, Cecil is responsible for scaling ProtectWise to successfully meet the growing demand for automated network detection and response in enterprise, cloud and industrial control environments.
"I am pleased to join ProtectWise at such an exciting time in the company's history," said Cecil. "The ProtectWise leadership team is committed to delivering a new, disruptive way forward for the cybersecurity industry, and as such, the company has achieved a record year of growth. I look forward to collaborating to take ProtectWise to the next level."
Cecil brings to ProtectWise more than a decade of executive leadership experience for emerging companies and has spent nearly 30 years in finance. Most recently, he was CFO of high-growth startup CommercialTribe. Prior to that, Cecil was CFO at AlchemyAI where he helped grow the business through its acquisition by IBM Watson. He previously was part of the team that led Rally Software from early stage startup through a successful IPO.
"Adam is an experienced CFO with a track record for elevating technology innovators in fast-growing markets," said Scott Chasin, Chief Executive Officer, ProtectWise. "With Adam's strategic finance vision and leadership, we look forward to continuing to build on our tremendous growth trajectory in the global cybersecurity industry."
ProtectWise™ provides a new utility model for security, powering real-time, retrospective and automated threat detections for enterprise, cloud and industrial control environments. The company's platform, The ProtectWise Grid™, captures full fidelity network traffic for analysis in an advanced visual presentation. Delivering security from the cloud, The ProtectWise Grid is an integrated solution that provides frictionless deployment and scalability.
Founded in April 2013, ProtectWise is based in Denver and led by a team of security and SaaS industry veterans from McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec. The company launched the Immersive SecuritySM movement in 2017 to build a new path forward for the security industry. ProtectWise has raised more than $70 million in funding. For more information, visit www.protectwise.com.
View original content with multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/adam-cecil-joins-protectwise-as-chief-financial-officer-300552619.html