HERNDON, Va., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Endgame, Inc., a leading venture-backed provider of battle-tested, real-time analytics solutions that meet the challenges of the US Government's defense and intelligence organizations, today announced the appointment of Niloofar Razi Howe as its Chief Strategy Officer.
As part of her duties as Chief Strategy Officer, Ms. Howe will work closely with Endgame CEO, Nate Fick, to define market and product strategy, including expanding Endgame's footprint into the commercial sector. Ms. Howe will also lead marketing, business development and corporate development efforts at Endgame.
Ms. Howe brings extensive leadership experience and knowledge of the cyber security landscape to Endgame. She has 24 years of experience working with and investing in companies in the technology sector, with a focus on security technologies as well as in healthcare and media. Before Endgame, she spent nine years as Managing Director at Paladin Capital Group, a $1 billion private equity fund focused on investing in the national security sector, where she led the development and implementation of Paladin's family of funds investment strategies as well as oversight of Paladin's investment portfolio. Ms. Howe will continue to serve as an Operating Partner with Paladin. Previously Ms. Howe worked at Zone Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm in Los Angeles, as a consultant with McKinsey & Co., and as a lawyer with O'Melveny & Myers. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Columbia University.
"Endgame strives to make the world safer and more prosperous by empowering our customers to maintain their cyber superiority through world-class engineering solutions," says Nate Fick, CEO of Endgame. "Niloo's deep knowledge of the security space and her management experience will ensure that Endgame continues to provide the most advanced solutions and comprehensive technology to our mission partners and key commercial customers."
"Endgame's unique insight into the cyber security space, coupled with its analytics platform that can ingest massive amounts of data, make sense of it, and act in real-time is a critical piece of any organization's security posture," said Ms. Howe. "I am thrilled to join Endgame's team of mission-focused, world-class engineers and look forward to working with my colleagues to revolutionize how organizations manage and mitigate the risks associated with operating in the cyber domain."
Endgame's cyber operations platform provides real-time command and control, analytics, data visualization and knowledge discovery capabilities that support safety and security in cyberspace by revolutionizing the detection and mitigation of cyber-threats. Founded in 2008, Endgame is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, and Columbia Capital. The company has offices in Northern Virginia, Maryland, San Antonio, and Atlanta. For more information, please visit http://www.endgame.com.
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