PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq:JIVE) today announced the addition of Tom Reilly to its board of directors. Mr. Reilly comes to Jive with a distinguished 30-year career in the software market, most recently as vice president and general manager of enterprise security at HP. Prior to this role, Mr. Reilly served as CEO of enterprise security company ArcSight, which HP acquired in 2010.
In his role at HP, Mr. Reilly was responsible for strategy and development for a number of portfolio companies, including ArcSight, Fortify and HP Tipping Point. Prior to HP's acquisition, Mr. Reilly led ArcSight through a successful initial public offering and subsequent sale to HP. Before joining ArcSight, Mr. Reilly was vice president of business information services for IBM, following the acquisition of Trigo Technologies Inc., a product information management software company. Mr. Reilly also served as CEO of Trigo Technologies.
Mr. Reilly will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of David DeWalt, who is resigning to focus full time on his role as CEO of FireEye, a privately-held security company.
"Tom's deep enterprise software and leadership experience are second to none. He's the perfect addition to our already strong and deep board. I have no doubt Tom will help us continue to strengthen Jive's leadership position and evolve our innovative platform into the future," said Tony Zingale, Jive's chairman and CEO. "As we welcome Tom, I want to recognize the dedication and impact that Dave DeWalt has made as a member of Jive's board. We can't thank him enough for his hard work and significant contributions leading up to our public offering and afterwards."
"Change is occurring in enterprise at a faster pace and with more impact than any time I can remember in my career," said Tom Reilly. "Jive is at the forefront of this transformation, helping to fundamentally change how hundreds of thousands of people are getting work done every day. I couldn't be more excited to join Jive and be a part of a movement to make businesses work better and be far more productive."
About Jive Software
Jive Software (JIVE) is a leader in social business. Our cloud-based platform connects employees, customers and partners and is a proven system, focused on value use cases, that, according to research performed by a top three global business consultancy firm, increases productivity within companies by up to 15%*. By combining the power of cloud, mobile, big data and proprietary collaboration technologies, Jive is transforming the way work gets done and unleashing productivity, creativity and innovation for millions of people in many of the world's largest companies. For a free trial of Jive's next-generation social business platform, please visit Try Jive.
* Source: Top three global business consultancy research; November 2012
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