Tripwire Names Rod Murchison Vice President of Product Management and
Newly appointed executive is information security pioneer and inventor
PORTLAND, Ore. -- June 27, 2013
Tripwire, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, today
announcedthat Rod Murchison has joined the company as its vice president of
product management & technology alliances. Murchison is a pioneer in the field
of data security, cyber analytics, networking, and identity and fraud
Murchison brings over 20 years of experience in product development and
go-to-market strategies for innovative IT security and networking solutions.
Before joining Tripwire, Murchison was senior vice president of engineering
and product management for Narus, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing
Company, where he drove development efforts focused on a unified approach to
real-time, streaming, and deep analytic applications for network-oriented big
Prior to Narus, Murchison held executive positions in engineering, marketing
and product management for companies such as Code Green Networks, Juniper
Networks, NetScreen Technologies and Blue Coat Systems. He is an inventor of
several U.S. and foreign patents in network security, authentication and
authorization, and broadband multimedia services.
At Tripwire, Murchison will lead product strategy and technology alliances to
expand Tripwire’s partner ecosystem and breadth of enterprise-ready solutions.
He will also be the executive sponsor for the federal market with a strong
focus on promoting government oriented standards and validation programs such
as SCAP, FIPS 140-2, and USGv6.
“Rod’s unique background in product management, engineering and marketing is
impressive, but when it’s combined with his extraordinary track record as an
inventor of innovative information security technologies, it’s clear that Rod
is both an information security innovator and a visionary,” noted Jim Johnson,
CEO at Tripwire. “We’re excited to have Rod join our team as we ramp up our
marketing program to meet the global demand for Tripwire’s growing portfolio
of information security products.”
Murchison earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Penn
State University and serves on the advisory board for Penn State’s College of
Information Sciences and Technology. He is an avid long-distance open water
competitive swimmer and a yearly participant in Swim Across America, a charity
event dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research,
prevention, and treatment.
Tripwire is a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance
management solutions, enabling enterprises, government agencies and service
providers to effectively connect security to their business. Tripwire provides
the broadest set of foundational security controls including security
configuration management, vulnerability management, file integrity monitoring,
log and event management. Tripwire solutions deliver unprecedented visibility,
business context and security business intelligence allowing extended
enterprises to protect sensitive data from breaches, vulnerabilities, and
threats. Learn more at www.tripwire.com or follow us@TripwireIncon Twitter.
Shelley Boose, 408-398-6987
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