Virsec, the first cybersecurity business that can fully secure software at the workload while it is running, announced executive appointments to help the company navigate its next growth phase.
- Emmi Nguy, Vice President of Finance & Operations
- Marcelo Oliveira, Vice President of Product Management
- Thomas Schaeffer, Vice President of People
“We are on a mission to make cyber-attacks irrelevant. Our ability to map what our customers’ software is supposed to do and stop it from doing what it is not, due to ransomware attacks or other anomalies, is unrivaled,” said Dave Furneaux, Chief Executive Officer of Virsec.
He added, “Our mission combined with our innovative technology is attracting the top talents in the industry to Virsec. These experienced executives are very highly regarded in their areas of practice and will play a pivotal role in our success as we embark on our hyper-growth journey as a company.
Emmi Nguy, Vice President of Finance & Operations
Nguy has over 20 years of experience overseeing all parts of financial governance and operations. She was previously the VP of Finance, Strategy, and Planning at Vectra AI, where she was key in the company’s growth and rising to a $1 billion valuation. She worked in different finance management positions at multinational corporations such as Juniper Networks and Johnson & Johnson before joining Vectra AI.
Marcelo Oliveira, Vice President of Product Management
Oliveira is product management, product marketing, business development, and engineering veteran with over 20 years of expertise. Oliveira has spent more than a decade in product management roles with Cisco, Symantec, and, most recently, Contrast Security.
Thomas Schaeffer, Vice President of People
Schaeffer has extensive expertise heading People Operations, having helped six technology firms expand from start-up to IPO and beyond. Synopsys, StrataCom/Cisco, Juniper Networks, and, most recently, NIO were among the IPO technology businesses.
Virsec is trusted by Global 1000, midmarket, and public sector companies to safeguard their software workload at runtime, with more than 50 patents. It has received numerous awards for its innovative deterministic approach to security, including a nomination as a finalist for the prestigious ARN Innovation Awards 2021 and a win for Best Emerging Security Vendor at the CISO50 & Future of Security Awards.