Former Palo Alto Networks CEO Lane Bess Joins ZeroFOX
Friday, October 9, 2015
Posted by: Megan Mann
Lane Bess, former Palo Alto Networks CEO and former Zscaler Chief Operating Officer, will now support the ZeroFOX team as it enters its next growth phase
BALTIMORE, MD, October 07, 2015 -- ZeroFOX, the leader in social media security, today announced the addition of former Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) CEO, Lane Bess, to its Board of Directors and to its world-class group of investors.
Lane Bess has joined the ZeroFOX team as both a personal investor and the newest corporate director. Lane's expertise in growing market innovators is unparalleled in the security industry. Lane has been successful throughout his career - serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Zscaler, President of Trend Micro and serving as CEO while leading and navigating Palo Alto Networks into the position as the market leader in next generation security. Leveraging this experience, Lane will help guide the ZeroFOX team through the next phase of growth and go-to-market expansion.
"We are excited to welcome Lane to the ZeroFOX board," said James C. Foster, ZeroFOX Chairman and CEO. "His decision to join forces with ZeroFOX continues to validate that social media security has become one of the most critical issues for enterprise and government organizations alike. Lane's passion to make an impact in the security industry aligns well with ZeroFox's commitment to help organizations around the world combat their security challenges."
As a key leader at Palo Alto Networks and Zscaler Inc., Bess oversaw the rapid business transformation and growth on their way to entering the public markets.
"ZeroFOX has a compelling solution addressing a significant risk vector in a very fast growing market," said Mr. Bess. "The early adoption of their technology validates that this has become a high growth sector as most companies and government organizations seek to manage the risk associated with socially architected attacks. Having worked with innovators in security, it is evident that ZeroFOX has already exhibited the fundamentals of becoming a sector leader. It is a privilege to join the Board as ZeroFOX defines the market and enters its next stage of growth."
ZeroFOX protects organizations from the risks introduced by social communication and collaboration platforms. In an age of constant connectivity and social sharing, users have become the primary target for the adversary. ZeroFOX protects your people where they are most vulnerable by continuously monitoring social platforms for cyber attacks, sensitive information loss, social engineering campaigns, account compromise and fraud. Leveraging cutting edge technology and proven security practices, ZeroFOX provides both targeted protection and global insights into the world of social media threats. ZeroFOX, based in Baltimore, MD, has collected a number of industry awards including being recognized as a SINET16 Champion, Security Tech Trailblazer of the Year, one of CRN's Top 10 Security Companies, 2013 Maryland Cyber Company of the Year, Winner of Chesapeake Regional Technology Council 2014 Rising Star Award, '20 Most Promising Security Companies' by CIO Review, and Daily Record's 'Innovator of the Year'.
To find out more information about ZeroFOX or to join our team, please visit: https://www.zerofox.com.
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