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."

Até à sua aposentação em 2002, McKee exerceu funções de vice-presidente executivo e diretor financeiro e administrativo na Electronic Arts Inc., uma empresa de capital aberto que desenvolve e comercializa entretenimento interativo. Sob a sua liderança, a Electronic Arts teve um crescimento sem precedentes, expandindo as receitas de vendas de $50 milhões para $2.5 mil milhões. Antes de entrar para a Electronic Arts, McKee foi diretor financeiro da Digital Research, Inc., uma empresa de capitais privados que desenvolve sistemas operativos, linguagens informáticas e aplicações. Trabalhou ainda no departamento de consultoria da Arthur Andersen durante sete anos.

"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 é membro do conselho de administração da Leapfrog e presidente do comité de auditoria desde 2003 de novembro. Foi igualmente diretor e presidente do comité de auditoria da ArcSight, Inc., uma empresa de capitais públicos que fornecia software e equipamentos de gestão de segurança e conformidade a entidades governamentais e empresas, de 2005 de fevereiro até à sua aquisição por parte da HP em 2010. McKee fez parte do conselho de administração de várias outras empresas privadas e joint ventures. He earned a B.A and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.


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Webroot® is the market leader in cloud-based, real-time internet threat detection for consumers, businesses and enterprises. We have revolutionized internet security to protect all the ways users connect online. Webroot delivers real-time advanced internet threat protection to customers through its BrightCloud® security intelligence platform, and its SecureAnywhere™ suite of cloud-based security products for endpoints, mobile devices and corporate networks. Mais de 7 milhões de consumidores, 1,5 milhões de utilizadores empresariais e 1,3 milhões de utilizadores móveis encontram-se protegidos pela Webroot. Market-leading security companies, including Cisco, F5 Networks, GateProtect, HP, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, Proofpoint, RSA and others choose Webroot to provide advanced Internet threat protection for their products and services. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Colorado, Webroot is the largest privately held internet Security Company in the United States – operating globally across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. For more information on our products and services, visit www.webroot.com.