Philippe Courtot will Share Qualys’ Market Strategy with Industry Insiders at Stanford University
Redwood City, CA - July 24, 2006 - Every year the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit brings together successful entrepreneurs, thought leaders and top venture capitalists to identify trends and present new ideas and initiatives. This year, Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys, Inc. the leading provider of on demand vulnerability management and policy compliance solutions, will present during the AO & MIT/Stanford Venture Lab CEO Showcase program at the Summit. Philippe’s presentation takes place on Wednesday, July 26, 2006 at 11:30 a.m. Pacific
“The CEO Showcase program is an open forum where companies can unveil their go-to-market strategies,” said Tony Perkins, founder of AlwaysOn. “Following in the tradition of AlwaysOn, companies are able to obtain unique insights from leading industry insiders, meet their peers and partners, and gain the attention of the venture community.”
“AlwaysOn attracts a creative and diverse crowd of business leaders, media and investors, and I am excited about the opportunity to share the benefits of the Software as Service revolution and the insights of our customers who truly understand the value SaaS is delivering to businesses throughout the world,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys.
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The Stanford Technology Ventures Program is dedicated to accelerating high-technology entrepreneurship education and creating scholarly research on technology-based firms. STVP (http://stvp.stanford.edu) believes that engineers and scientists need entrepreneurial skills to be successful at all levels within an organization. The program prepares students for leadership positions in industry, academics, and society. In addition, STVP disseminates research and teaching knowledge throughout the world. STVP is located within the Stanford University School of Engineering and is hosted by the Department of Management Science and Engineering.
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Qualys, Inc., the leader in on demand vulnerability management and policy compliance serves more than 2,200 enterprise subscribers around the world including 200 of the Forbes Global 2000. QualysGuard Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions help security managers effectively strengthen the security of their networks, conduct automated security audits and ensure compliance with internal policies and external regulations. Qualys’ cost effective on demand technology requires no capital outlay, infrastructure or maintenance and can be deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world. Qualys global customers include AXA, DuPont, eBay, ICI Ltd, Kaiser Permanente, Novartis, Oracle and many others. Qualys is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with business units in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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