Qualys Appoints Defense and Homeland Security Expert Kristi M. Rogers to Board
Rogers Brings Experience Providing Security Solutions to U.S. Federal
Civilian, Defense and Intelligence Agencies, Foreign Governments and
Private Sector Companies
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/06/13 -- Qualys, Inc.
(NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and
compliance solutions, today announced its appointment of Kristi M.
Rogers to its Board of Directors. Rogers, currently the managing
director of Federal Government Affairs and Public Policy for Manatt,
Phelps & Phillips, LLP, will provide strategic guidance as Qualys
continues to expand its cloud security and compliance solutions to
meet the needs of global organizations in both the public and private
"The internet is global, and the world of security and defense is
constantly changing. Qualys is in a unique position with its
QualysGuard Cloud Platform to provide organizations worldwide with
the acumen and agility to fend off threats," said Rogers. "I am
looking forward to serving on the Qualys Board of Directors to help
as the company expands its much-needed services worldwide."
"Kristi's impressive background includes working with government and
corporate clients from all over the world to deliver effective
defense and security solutions," said Philippe Courtot, chairman and
CEO, Qualys. "Her keen understanding of their needs and of the
challenges they face will help us better serve them as we expand our
services and business to new areas."
About Kristi M. Rogers
Currently the managing director of Federal
Government Affairs and Public Policy for Manatt, Phelps & Phillips,
Kristi M. Rogers has more than 20 years of experience in strategic
business development, program management, corporate leadership,
crisis communication and executive level problem solving in the
defense and homeland security sectors, as well as senior executive
service in the U.S. Government. Prior to joining Manatt, Rogers
served in multiple senior leadership roles, including president, CEO
and vice chair of the board of directors at Aegis Defense Services,
LLC, a risk management and private security company. Before joining
Aegis, Rogers was assistant commissioner of public affairs for U.S.
Customs & Border Protection, and has served in Iraq as Ambassador L.
Paul Bremer's strategic communications liaison to his cabinet of
senior advisors, and as the director of strategic communications in
the press office of the Coalition Provisional Authority. She also
held several senior positions within federal government offices,
including Department of Transportation and Small Business
Administration. Rogers has a bachelor's degree in political science
from Michigan State University.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), is a pioneer and leading
provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,000
customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of
the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform
and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify
security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering
critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full
spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and
web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic
partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting
organizations, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu,
NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding
member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
Qualys, the Qualys logo and QualysGuard are proprietary trademarks of
Qualys, Inc. All other products or names may be trademarks of their
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