REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 5, 2013) - Qualys, Inc. (
"With its sharp focus on meeting customer needs with powerful, cost-effective solutions, Qualys has built an innovative extensible cloud platform that allows the company to deliver a comprehensive suite of security and compliance solutions," said Njemanze. "I am looking forward to working with Qualys as the company continues to broaden its platform and extend its offerings to meet the growing security challenges that organizations now face."
"Njemanze brings a rare combination of technical and business acumen, as underscored by his achievements at Verity and ArcSight," said Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO for Qualys. "His expertise will be valuable as we continue our efforts to grow our extensible cloud platform to deliver innovative security solutions addressing customers' needs."
Njemanze co-founded ArcSight in May 2000 and served as its CTO and Executive Vice President of research and development. He led product development, information technology deployment and product research at the firm, and expanded these responsibilities to lead all engineering and R&D efforts for HP's Enterprise Security Products group, the organization that ArcSight became part of post-acquisition. Njemanze is now an advisor and entrepreneur at investment firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB). Prior to joining ArcSight, Njemanze worked as the CTO at Verity, where he led product development, and before that, he was at Apple in software engineering, where he was one of the key architects behind the Data Access Language (DAL). Njemanze is a CISSP and holds a B.S. in computer science from Purdue University. He was also honored with the Northern California Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of The Year Award in 2010.
Qualys' Technical Advisory Board is comprised of security leaders from Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, PayPal and other leading companies. The advisory board meets quarterly to discuss top priorities and challenges for securing global infrastructures, providing strategic direction for product development at Qualys.
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