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Qualys Appoints Defense and Homeland Security Expert Kristi M. Rogers to Board of Directors
Rogers Brings Experience Providing Security Solutions to U.S. Federal Civilian, Defense and Intelligence Agencies, Foreign Governments and Private Sector Companies
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2013 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced its appointment of Kristi M. Rogers to its Board of Directors. Rogers, currently the managing director of Federal Government Affairs and Public Policy for Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, will provide strategic guidance as Qualys continues to expand its cloud security and compliance solutions to meet the needs of global organizations in both the public and private sectors.
“The internet is global, and the world of security and defense is constantly changing. Qualys is in a unique position with its QualysGuard Cloud Platform to provide organizations worldwide with the acumen and agility to fend off threats,” said Rogers. “I am looking forward to serving on the Qualys Board of Directors to help as the company expands its much-needed services worldwide.”
“Kristi’s impressive background includes working with government and corporate clients from all over the world to deliver effective defense and security solutions,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO, Qualys. “Her keen understanding of their needs and of the challenges they face will help us better serve them as we expand our services and business to new areas.”
About Kristi M. Rogers
Currently the managing director of Federal Government Affairs and Public Policy for Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Kristi M. Rogers has more than 20 years of experience in strategic business development, program management, corporate leadership, crisis communication and executive level problem solving in the defense and homeland security sectors, as well as senior executive service in the U.S. Government. Prior to joining Manatt, Rogers served in multiple senior leadership roles, including president, CEO and vice chair of the board of directors at Aegis Defense Services, LLC, a risk management and private security company. Before joining Aegis, Rogers was assistant commissioner of public affairs for U.S. Customs & Border Protection, and has served in Iraq as Ambassador L. Paul Bremer's strategic communications liaison to his cabinet of senior advisors, and as the director of strategic communications in the press office of the Coalition Provisional Authority. She also held several senior positions within federal government offices, including Department of Transportation and Small Business Administration. Rogers has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Michigan State University.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,000 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
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