SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global cybersecurity networking organization CyberTECH has announced the appointment of veteran high-tech executive Cleve Adams to the group's advisory board.
A four-time venture-backed CEO, Adams currently is managing director of the cyber security consulting firm, Trestles Group International, based in San Clemente, CA.
Previously, he spent three years as CEO of AirPatrol, a mobile device security and location-based services developer that was acquired by NASDAQ-traded Sysorex Global Holdings earlier this year.
"Cleve is a great addition to our advisory board," said Darin Andersen, co-chairman and founder of CyberTECH. "His experience around the convergence of the Internet of Things, cybersecurity and privacy make him an ideal fit to help guide a series of important CyberTECH projects going forward."
Adams brings an track record of success, including executive roles at numerous cybersecurity firms, led by his role with network security pioneer Websense, which he co-founded and helped guide from pre-revenue to a billion-dollar IPO in 2000.
A frequent executive speaker and consultant on startup acceleration, business transformation, successful exits, and cyber security, Adams holds a Presidential and Key Executive MBA from Pepperdine University and is a member of the university's Board of Advisors.
"CyberTECH plays an important role in raising awareness of critical cybersecurity issues, helping foster startups, and providing thought leadership for the industry as a whole," said Adams. "I look forward to contributing my insight and experience."
San Diego-based CyberTECH is a global cybersecurity and Internet of Things (IoT) network ecosystem providing cybersecurity and IoT resources, strategic programs and thought leadership events across the nation. In partnership with national and local organizations, the CyberTECH mission is to stimulate innovation and advance the adoption of cyber and IoT technologies for the economic and social benefit of the nation. Membership includes business and financial leaders, academic and research institutions, government and non-profit organizations.