REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - May 11, 2009 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, announced its CEO, Philippe Courtot, has been elected to the Board of Directors of TechAmerica, a leading voice for the U.S. technology industry and foundation of the global innovation economy.
Philippe joins the TechAmerica board whose purpose is to educate decision-makers on how public policy affects innovation and be the united voice on critical information security policy issues related to public advocacy and awareness. In 2007, Philippe served on the board of the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA) which, last year, merged with the AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) and the Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA) to create the industry’s premier cyber security public advocacy and awareness program – TechAmerica.
“We are pleased that TechAmerica members and their supporting organizations elected Philippe Courtot to the 2009 Board of Directors,” said TechAmerica president and CEO Phil Bond. “Philippe’s proven industry knowledge and global expertise brings a new perspective and resource to the association enabling us to be the loudest and strongest voice in Washington, D.C., Wall Street and the major markets for electronics and IT.”
The TechAmerica Board of Directors represents many of today’s most innovative organizations and their senior executives such as: AT&T Labs, BAE SYSTEMS Information Technology, Capgemini Financial Services, Inc., eBay, Fujitsu Management Services of America, Inc, IBM Federal, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Motorola, Texas Instruments and Verizon. Click here to see the complete list of all TechAmerica Board members.
“I am honored to be elected to the board of TechAmerica and look forward to working with its members to analyze trends in the technology industry and address the issues we are facing in these tough economic times that affect our industry’s ability to grow and compete on the global stage,” said Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO of Qualys.
More details about Philippe Courtot are available here.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry, which is the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy.
Representing approximately 1,500 member companies, of all sizes, from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry’s largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. It is also the technology industry’s only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). TechAmerica was formed by the merger of AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association), the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) and the Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA). Learn more at www.techamerica.org.
Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on demand ITsecurity risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service.Qualys’ Software-as-a-Service solutions are deployed in a matter of hoursanywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view oftheir security and compliance postures.
The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 3,500 organizations in 85countries, including 40 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 200million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability managementdeployment in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.
Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed serviceproviders and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM,I(TS)2, LAC, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications, TELUS and VeriSign.For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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