FireEye Appoints Julie Cullivan Chief Information Officer
MILPITAS, CA, Feb 05, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
FireEye(R), Inc., the leader in stopping today's new breed of cyber
attacks, announced today that Julie Cullivan has joined FireEye as
chief information officer. Cullivan brings over 25 years of systems
and programs experience in large enterprise high tech companies to
FireEye. This appointment follows on the heels of other recent
additions to the leadership team including the appointment of board
chairman David DeWalt to the additional role of CEO.
Most recently Cullivan was vice president of global sales and
marketing operations at Autodesk where she led the global rollout of
new CRM, eLearning, and lead management systems, and evaluated new
technologies and tools to improve productivity and optimize
resources. Prior to Autodesk, Cullivan held executive roles at
McAfee, EMC, Asera, and Oracle.
In her role as CIO at FireEye, Cullivan will be responsible for
FireEye's information technology infrastructure and roadmap to ensure
its capability and readiness to support the business needs.
"FireEye has pioneered a new model for protecting companies and
government agencies from advanced cyber attacks that define today's
threat landscape," said Cullivan. "FireEye is experiencing explosive
growth and I look forward to driving the evolution of FireEye's IT
infrastructure to advance the company's continued growth."
"Julie's 25 years of experience with large enterprise high tech
companies will prove invaluable to FireEye as we enter the next phase
of our business," said Dave DeWalt, FireEye chairman and CEO. "She is
an established leader with a track record of developing and
implementing new processes, programs, and systems and is a great
addition to our leadership team."
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye is the leader in stopping next-generation threats, such as
zero-day and APT attacks, that bypass traditional defenses and
compromise over 95 percent of networks. The FireEye solution
supplements signature-based firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways,
and provide the world's only cross-enterprise, signature-less
protection against Web and email threat vectors as well as malware
resident on file shares. It is the industry's only integrated
solution that stops attacks across every stage of an attack life
cycle, from exploit to exfiltration. Using its patented Virtual
Execution technology platform across its portfolio, FireEye is
uniquely able to protect against next-generation threats. FireEye
solutions are deployed in over 40 countries and more than 25 percent
of the Fortune 100.
FireEye is a registered trademark of FireEye, Inc. All other brands,
products, or service names are or may be trademarks or service marks
of their respective owners.
SOURCE: FireEye, Inc.
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