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Webroot Appoints David Duncan Chief Marketing Officer

            Webroot Appoints David Duncan Chief Marketing Officer

Marketing Maverick and Industry Visionary to Drive Global Marketing Strategy
for Revolutionary, Cloud-based Security Intelligence Innovator

PR Newswire

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 21, 2013

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Webroot, a leader in
delivering Internet security as a service, today announced the appointment of
David Duncan as chief marketing officer. With more than 30 years of senior
marketing and security experience, Duncan will lead Webroot's global marketing
strategy.

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Duncan brings to the role a strong background in marketing and executive
leadership. Most recently, he was responsible for developing and leading the
CyberSafe™ secure storage go-to-market product strategy for Imation
Corporation, having joined Imation after the acquisition of EncryptX in 2011,
where he was founder, president and managing director for 10 years. EncryptX,
a venture-backed company, developed endpoint security, removable storage
security and email security products, and had more than 150 enterprise
customers and protected over 20 million devices worldwide. Duncan also served
on McAfee's embedded solutions advisory committee for the last two years as a
result of EncryptX's efforts to enable McAfee's Anti-Virus/Malware protection
for deployment on removable storage devices.

Prior to EncryptX, Duncan held several executive marketing positions,
including senior vice president of marketing of Tactical Marketing Ventures, a
marketing consulting company that developed go-to-market strategy and tactics
for more than 150 technology companies, and vice president of marketing,
account management & sales for RL Polk's Consumer Information Services
Division, a database marketing, direct marketing, marketing analytics and
market research company with more than $400M in sales. Duncan also served in
marketing leadership roles with Storage Technology Corporation, including
co-founding and running marketing for a strategic business unit focused on
indirect channels that grew revenue from $11M to more than $170M in three
years.

"With a stellar track record of success, coupled with a powerful combination
of security and marketing industry expertise, we are pleased to welcome David
to the Webroot team," said Dick Williams, Webroot CEO. "As the world's leading
cloud-driven security intelligence network, we have a significant opportunity
to we bring to market more innovative secure, anywhere offerings and we're
excited to have David as our marketing leader."

"To achieve market leadership requires a great product, great customers and a
great team. Webroot has the perfect combination of all three. The award
winning Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ product portfolio is a groundbreaking
technology that has revolutionized the security industry by putting all of the
heavy lifting of understanding threats in the cloud. Cloud connected agents
communicate the world's collective security intelligence about threats,
malware, malicious URLs and IPs to all of the ways users connect to the
Internet, instantaneously," said David Duncan, Chief Marketing Officer at
Webroot. "Gone are the days of pushing signature updates to dedicated
servers, and then having to push those updates out to all of a user's devices.
Cloud-based security intelligence is without a doubt the fastest and most
effective way to protect users and all of their devices from the ever changing
Internet threat landscape. Webroot is revolutionizing the security industry,
and I'm very excited to be part of Webroot's extremely talented team at the
forefront of the cloud security movement."

Duncan began his career with the U.S. Air Force, spending 10 years assigned to
the U.S. National Security Agency as an airborne cryptologic linguist
performing intelligence collection operations and cryptographic analysis.
Duncan also designed and implemented highly secure and classified government
information systems for FEMA, the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. In
addition, he authored a Bayesian logic computer software program used to
assess information security exploit risks for classified computer systems, and
he is the author/co-author on four patent applications related to information
security, encryption, digital rights management and authentication
technologies.

Duncan received a Master of Business Administration from the University of
Colorado in Marketing and International Business, a master's degree in
Computer Information Systems from Regis University, a Bachelor of Science from
the University of Maryland, and is a graduate of the Presidio of Monterey
Defense Language Institute in Chinese Mandarin.

ABOUT WEBROOT

Webroot is bringing the power of software-as-a-service (SaaS) to Internet
security with its suite of Webroot^® SecureAnywhere^™ offerings for consumers
and businesses. Webroot also offers security intelligence solutions to
organizations focused on cyber-security, such as Palo Alto Networks, F5,
Corero, SOTI, NEC, and others. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Colorado,
Webroot is the largest privately held security organization based in the
United States. For more information, visit http://www.webroot.com or call
800.772.9383. Read the Webroot Threat Blog: http://blog.webroot.com. Follow
Webroot on Twitter:http://twitter.com/webroot.

© 2013 Webroot Inc. All rights reserved. Webroot, SecureAnywhere, and Webroot
SecureAnywhere are trademarks or registered trademarks of Webroot Inc. in the
United States and other countries. All other trademarks are properties of
their respective owners.

SOURCE Webroot Inc.

Website: http://www.webroot.com
Contact: Lindsey R. Coyle, Bite for Webroot, +1-415-365-0470,
Lindsey.Coyle@biteglobal.com
 
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