Digital Guardian Names Susan Walker Chief Financial Officer

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Digital
Guardian
today announced the appointment of Susan Walker as Chief
Financial Officer (CFO). This news comes on the heels of Digital
Guardian’s recent $30 million funding round and the expansion of its
engineering, corporate strategy and product management leadership team.

Susan brings more than 20 years of experience with private-equity-backed
businesses, publically traded companies, and business strategy to
Digital Guardian. She joins from Telestream, a provider of digital media
tools and workflow solutions, where she held dual roles as CFO and chief
operating officer. Before that, she served CFO/finance roles at business
data SaaS provider Avention, energy technology firm Aspen Aerogels and
IT management software company Novell. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in
Applied Mathematics and Economics from the University of California,
Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of
Pennsylvania.

Digital Guardian continues to attract world-class talent due to the
demand for our industry leading data protection solutions,” said
Mordecai Rosen, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Guardian. “Susan is a
seasoned growth company CFO with deep experience in driving operational
efficiencies across SaaS businesses at scale. Susan’s extensive
financial acumen, combined with her strategic mindset, will be
instrumental as we enter our next stage of growth.”

The Digital
Guardian Data Protection Platform
detects threats and stops data
exfiltration from both well-meaning and malicious insiders as well as
external adversaries. By combining Data Loss Prevention and Endpoint
Detection and Response technologies, the DG platform puts an
organizations’ most sensitive information assets at the center of their
cybersecurity activities. Powered by DG
ARC
, Digital Guardian’s big data analytics and reporting cloud
service, information security analysts, incident responders and threat
hunters can detect and respond to incidents faster and more efficiently
regardless of where the threat originated.

Digital Guardian has experienced impressive growth, especially across
its SaaS- and Managed- Data Protection Services offerings,” said Susan
Walker, Digital Guardian’s new Chief Financial Officer. “They have built
an exceptional management team, have great investors, and are
strategically positioned to take advantage of the enormous market
opportunity in both data and endpoint security. I am excited to join the
only company that respected analyst firms Gartner and Forrester have
named a ‘Leader’ in both Data Loss Prevention and Endpoint Detection and
Response.”

About Digital Guardian

Digital Guardian provides the industry’s only data protection platform
that is purpose-built to stop data theft from both insiders and external
adversaries. The Digital Guardian Data Protection Platform performs
across the corporate network, traditional endpoints, and cloud
applications. It’s buttressed by the DG Cloud, a big data security
analytics backend that sees and blocks all threats to sensitive
information. For more than 15 years, it has enabled data-rich
organizations to protect their most valuable assets with a choice of on
premises, SaaS or managed service deployment. Digital Guardian’s unique
data awareness, combined with threat detection and response, enables
organizations to protect data without slowing the pace of their
business. To learn more please visit: https://digitalguardian.com/

Contacts

Gregory Funaro
gfunaro@digitalguardian.com
781-902-5649

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