vArmour Appoints Eades as CEO [Professional Services Close - Up]
(Professional Services Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) vArmour has appointed enterprise and security veteran Tim Eades as new Chief Executive Officer.
According to a release from the company, Eades joins co-founders Roger Lian and Michael Shieh to launch vArmour's security technology that will elevate the level of protection surrounding global enterprises' increasingly distributed data.
"Today's post-mobile, post-cloud, post-virtualization world has created an environment in which corporate data assets are more distributed and constantly moving as it is being accessed from anywhere and at any time. Old paradigms of security are simply no longer adequate," said Eades. "vArmour's data defined perimeter strategy is uniquely aligned to meet the changing landscape of cyber security today. I'm thrilled to be part of such a dynamic industry with a company that is truly changing how enterprises approach security."
"Tim is a bolt of energy that can take vArmour's unique security technology to market in a way that nobody else can," says Corey Mulloy, general partner, Highland Capital Partners. "His vision, past successes in the enterprise security market and proven track record with high growth technology companies will make vArmour a company to watch."
The company noted that Eades' relationships with global Fortune 500 executives, partners, investors and analysts complement the engineering powerhouse duo of co-founders Roger Lian and Michael Shieh.
In their new roles as vice president of engineering and CTO, respectively, Lian and Shieh will continue to innovate upon enterprise security while Tim drives company growth.
Eades has experience leading high growth security and enterprise software companies with successful exit strategies.
Most recently Eades held the position of CEO of Silver Tail Systems, a fraud detection and prevention company that was acquired by RSA in 2012 (the security arm of EMC).
Eades currently sits on the board of White Sky, Vorstack Corp. and Cake4Kids.
vArmour is a stealth security company focused on securing the data-defined perimeter of enterprises.
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