Jive Software Names Former ArcSight CEO Tom Reilly to Board of Directors
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jive Software, Inc.
(Nasdaq:JIVE) today announced the addition of Tom Reilly to its board of
directors. Mr. Reilly comes to Jive with a distinguished 30-year career in the
software market, most recently as vice president and general manager of
enterprise security at HP. Prior to this role, Mr. Reilly served as CEO of
enterprise security company ArcSight, which HP acquired in 2010.
In his role at HP, Mr. Reilly was responsible for strategy and development for
a number of portfolio companies, including ArcSight, Fortify and HP Tipping
Point.Prior to HP's acquisition, Mr. Reilly led ArcSight through a successful
initial public offering and subsequent sale to HP.Before joining ArcSight,
Mr. Reilly was vice president of business information services for IBM,
following the acquisition of Trigo Technologies Inc., a product information
management software company.Mr. Reilly also served as CEO of Trigo
Mr. Reilly will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of David DeWalt,
who is resigning to focus full time on his role as CEO of FireEye, a
privately-held security company.
"Tom's deep enterprise software and leadership experience are second to none.
He's the perfect addition to our already strong and deep board. I have no
doubt Tom will help us continue to strengthen Jive's leadership position and
evolve our innovative platform into the future," said Tony Zingale, Jive's
chairman and CEO. "As we welcome Tom, I want to recognize the dedication and
impact that Dave DeWalt has made as a member of Jive's board. We can't thank
him enough for his hard work and significant contributions leading up to our
public offering and afterwards."
"Change is occurring in enterprise at a faster pace and with more impact than
any time I can remember in my career," said Tom Reilly. "Jive is at the
forefront of this transformation, helping to fundamentally change how hundreds
of thousands of people are getting work done every day.I couldn't be more
excited to join Jive and be a part of a movement to make businesses work
better and be far more productive."
About Jive Software
Jive Software (JIVE) is a leader in social business. Ourcloud-based
platformconnects employees, customersand partners and is a proven
system,focused on value use cases, that, according to research performed by a
top three global business consultancy firm, increasesproductivity within
companies by up to 15%*.By combining the power ofcloud,mobile,big data
andproprietarycollaborationtechnologies, Jive is transforming the way work
gets done and unleashingproductivity,creativity and innovationfor millions
of people in many oftheworld's largest companies.For a free trial of Jive's
next-generation social business platform, please visitTry Jive.
For more information, please visit www.jivesoftware.com or the Jive News Blog
* Source: Top three global business consultancy research; November 2012
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