EdgeWave Announces Promotion of Dave Maquera to CEO and President
Lou Ryan Named Executive Chairman
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/13 -- EdgeWave, Inc. today
announced the promotion of Dave Maquera to CEO and President of the
company, effective January 1, 2013. Mr. Maquera has served as
President of EdgeWave since February, 2012. Lou Ryan, former CEO and
Chairman of the Board, will take the position of Executive Chairman.
During his tenure at EdgeWave, Mr. Maquera has championed a corporate
strategy of leadership in the emerging social media and mobile
security categories, developing a multi-year product innovation
roadmap that will make it easier for enterprises and schools to
safely embrace today's connected world.
Technological innovation and adoption moves at breakneck pace, with
corporate risk management often several steps behind. Companies today
face productivity and data security risks from the growth of social
media usage in the workplace and employees bringing personal mobile
devices to work. Under Mr. Maquera, EdgeWave has focused on
developing unique and innovative solutions that can help literally
every company embrace the new world of social media and personal
devices in the workplace. Recent successes include the launch of
EdgeWave Social, a cloud-based solution for the control and
monitoring of social media in the workplace, and EdgeWave Mobile
Security, which allows organizations to secure and manage all mobile
devices accessing the corporate network.
"Under Dave's strong leadership, EdgeWave has continued to expand our
product portfolio to offer solutions that help organizations meet
their security and regulatory obligations while providing the
ease-of-use and functionality IT departments require," said Mr. Ryan.
"We feel very fortunate to have an executive of Dave's caliber, whose
vision and leadership makes him the perfect choice to establish
EdgeWave on the cutting edge of the new social media and mobile
device security spaces."
"EdgeWave has a strong technological foundation and this past year
has only solidified our stake in the security landscape," said Mr.
Maquera. "I appreciate the confidence Mr. Ryan and the board have
shown, and am excited about the new opportunities for growth and
ansion offered by our new technologies. Lou, myself and
our entire management team share the same drive to take EdgeWave to
new heights. The future is now."
Mr. Maquera has over 25 years of executive leadership experience,
previously serving as Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice
President of Clearwire Corporation, Vice President of Strategic
Development at Cricket Communications/Leap Wireless, co-founding
Backwire, Inc. and a Consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc. He
served ten years in the United States Navy, where he was Chief
Operations Officer for Joint Warfare and Combat Flight Operations, an
aviator and Desert Storm combat veteran. Mr. Maquera graduated B.A.
from University of Pennsylvania and holds a Master of Business
Administration from Harvard University where he graduated with
Every day, thousands of enterprise customers and service providers
trust EdgeWave to manage and secure their users from emerging web,
email, social media and mobile-based threats. For more information on
EdgeWave's portfolio of risk management solutions please visit
About EdgeWave, Inc.(TM)
EdgeWave, Inc. develops and markets
cloud-based, on-premises, and hybrid Secure Content Management (SCM)
solutions to the mid-enterprise and service provider markets. The
EdgeWave portfolio of web, email, mobile device and social media
security protection technologies delivers comprehensive secure
content management with unrivalled ease of deployment and low TCO.
EdgeWave products include iPrism web security, ePrism email security,
EdgeWave Social and EdgeWave Mobile Security. With thousands of
customers and over 200 partners worldwide, EdgeWave strives to
deliver simple, high performance solutions that offer excellent
value. Based in San Diego, California, EdgeWave markets its solutions
through a network of value added resellers, ISPs and MSPs,
distributors, system integrators, OEM partners and directly to end
users. For more information about EdgeWave, visit www.edgewave.com.
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Principal, Mynt Public Relations
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