Webroot Appoints Stan McKee to Board of Directors

Technology Veteran Brings Extensive Track Record of Business and Financial Results to Security Intelligence Innovator

Broomfield, CO – May 22, 2013

Webroot, a leader in cloud-based security intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Stan McKee to its board of directors. McKee will also chair Webroot's audit committee.

"Stan's deep knowledge of technology, along with his business and financial expertise, make him a wonderful addition, and we are extremely pleased to welcome him to our board of directors," said Dick Williams, chief executive officer at Webroot. "His strategic guidance, coupled with his mentoring of our finance team, will be invaluable as we build upon Webroot's market leadership and expand globally to meet the growing demand for our innovative cloud-based security intelligence solutions."

Avant de prendre sa retraite en 2002, McKee a occupé le poste de vice-président exécutif et directeur financier et administratif à Electronic Arts Inc., une société cotée en bourse qui développe et édite du divertissement interactif. Sous sa direction, Electronic Arts a bénéficié d'une croissance sans précédent, avec un chiffre d'affaires passant de 50 millions de dollars à 2,5 milliards de dollars. Avant de rejoindre Electronic Arts, McKee était directeur financier à Digital Research, Inc., une société non cotée qui développe des systèmes d'exploitation, des langages et des applications informatiques. Il a également travaillé au sein de la division Conseil d'Arthur Andersen pendant sept ans.

"Webroot is taking a unique approach to protecting companies and consumers from today's most challenging malware threats and has produced a truly innovative solution that leverages two of the most significant technology advances of the past decade - the cloud and security intelligence," said McKee. "Businesses and users across the globe are rethinking their security strategy to better protect their corporate and personal data against cybercriminals, and Webroot has positioned itself perfectly as a leader in the market. I look forward to working alongside some of the industry's most innovative security leaders to further accelerate the company's rapid growth and visibility."

McKee a été membre du conseil d'administration de Leapfrog et préside le comité d'audit depuis novembre 2003. Il a également occupé les postes de directeur et président de comité d'audit d'ArcSight, Inc., une société cotée qui offre des logiciels et dispositifs de sécurité et de gestion de la conformité à des organisations commerciales et gouvernementales, de février 2005 jusqu'à l'acquisition de l'entreprise par HP en 2010. McKee a occupé des postes dans de nombreux autres conseils d'administration d'entreprises privées et joint-ventures. He earned a B.A and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.


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