BURLINGTON, Mass., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracode, Inc., the leader in cloud-based application security testing, today announced two additions to its senior leadership team – Vivian Vitale as executive vice president of human resources and Bob Walmsley as senior vice president of global sales. Veracode is the only company that can provide scalable application security as a service to help commercial enterprises and government agencies address the acute threat posed by hackers.
"This has been an eventful year for Veracode. We continue to see a strong need and demand for application security services, which is driving our growth," said Bob Brennan, CEO at Veracode. "On the heels of $30M in additional funding from existing and new investors, we're focusing on what we need to continue to grow our customer base as well as recruit and retain the best talent to serve our customers. Vivian and Bob are both industry veterans who understand the needs of a fast growing and dynamic company. They are tremendous additions to our team."
Vivian Vitale has more than 25 years of human resources leadership experience with high-growth companies in the technology industry, such as Unica, RSA Security (now part of EMC) and New England Business Systems. Vitale will focus on building a culture that will attract, retain and develop the talent needed to support the company's growth.
Bob Walmsley joins Veracode with more than 25 years' experience building rapidly growing high-tech sales teams. Walmsley helped Object Design to a successful IPO in late the 90s, and grew Iona Technologies from $35M to $103M in three years. Walmsley will focus on expanding the company's sales and business development capacity around the world. Walmsley holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Veracode is the only independent provider of cloud-based application intelligence and security verification services. The Veracode platform provides the fastest, most comprehensive solution to improve the security of internally developed, purchased or outsourced software applications and third-party components. By combining patented static, dynamic and manual testing, extensive eLearning capabilities, and advanced application analytics, Veracode enables scalable, policy-driven application risk management programs that help identify and eradicate numerous vulnerabilities by leveraging best-in-class technologies from vulnerability scanning to penetration testing and static code analysis. Veracode delivers unbiased proof of application security to stakeholders across the software supply chain while supporting independent audit and compliance requirements for all applications no matter how they are deployed, via the web, mobile or in the cloud. Veracode works with customers in more than 80 countries worldwide representing Global 2000 brands. For more information, visit www.veracode.com, follow on Twitter: @Veracode or read the Veracode Blog.
SOURCE Veracode, Inc.