Walnut Creek, Calif. – October 22, 2013 -- WildPackets, Inc., a leading provider of network and application performance analysis solutions, today announced the appointment of IT security veteran Enrique Salem to its board of directors.
Salem has joined the WildPackets board after a long and successful career serving in leadership positions at high-technology security firms. Most recently, Salem was president, CEO and director of Symantec from 2009 to 2012. Prior, he served as president and CEO of Brightmail from 2002 to 2004, before its acquisition by Symantec in 2004. Salem currently serves on President Obama’s Management Advisory Board, offering advice from his private-sector experience to improve federal government management and operations.
"WildPackets has continued to innovate and offer network monitoring and troubleshooting solutions to meet the ever-changing IT landscape, most notably in wireless and high speed networks," said Salem. "I look forward to working with the team to facilitate company expansion alongside continued investment in the advancement of new products and technologies."
"We welcome Enrique's strong security background at a time when businesses are using network forensics to solve security problems created by the spread of personally owned mobile devices being used in business and educational institutions," said Timothy McCreery, president and CEO of WildPackets. "With his valuable insight and counsel, WildPackets will be able to help more enterprises deal with performance and security challenges on wireless and high speed networks."
WildPackets develops hardware and software solutions that drive network performance, enabling organizations of all sizes to analyze, troubleshoot, optimize, and secure their wired and wireless networks. WildPackets products are sold in over 60 countries and deployed in all industrial sectors. Customers include Boeing, Chrysler, Motorola, Nationwide, and over 80 percent of the Fortune 1000. WildPackets is a Cisco Technical Development Partner (CTDP). For more information, visit www.wildpackets.com.
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