Tech veteran and past executive for UBS, Bank of America, Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch to guide Board of Directors of software company delivering cybersecurity and privacy for users of personal computers and mobile devices
NASHUA, NH – November 8, 2013 – SnoopWall () the world’s first counterveillance security software company, today announced Andy Brown has been named chairman of its board of directors. An internationally respected enterprise IT veteran, Brown, who had previously served as a company advisor, recently retired from his position as Group Chief Technology Officer at global financial services leader, UBS.
Mr. Brown assumes his Chairman role shortly following the public debut of SnoopWall at the world-renowned DEMO Fall 2013 conference. SnoopWall is first-of-its kind, counterveillance anti-spyware software to protect consumers, families and businesses from cyber security threats and privacy invasions of their personal computers and mobile devices.
Before joining UBS in 2010, Brown worked for two years as head of strategy, architecture and optimization at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and two years as CTO of infrastructure at Credit Suisse, prior to which he spent 10 years at Merrill Lynch, including as Chief Technology Architect, CTO of Direct Markets, head of networks, market data and email.
Mr. Brown recently launched Street Scale IT Group, a company providing IT services associated with datacenters and cloud hosting to the financial sector and other regulated industries. Beyond his chairman role with SnoopWall, Brown holds board director roles at IT resources demand-and-service assurance software provider Moogsoft and ServiceMesh, which automates deployment and management of enterprise applications across cloud environments.
“SnoopWall will benefit greatly from Andy Brown’s appointment as chairman,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, President and Founder of SnoopWall and a founding member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “Andy’s extraordinarily rich IT experience, connections and leadership will be invaluable in driving SnoopWall’s future strategy, architecture, product direction and adoption in the consumer and enterprise sectors.”
“Faced with imperatives for privacy, security and compliance — enterprises increasingly need solutions to make it easy for employees to use mobile devices and computers with maximum security and protection of personal/corporate data,” said Andy Brown. “SnoopWall’s innovative technology and product line is designed to give CTOs, CIOs, Chief Information Security Officers and others what they need to keep out cyber-criminals, maintain integrity and reliability. I look forward to working closely with SnoopWall to help develop and deliver robust solutions to meet the needs of consumer, enterprise, government and others seeking to reclaim their privacy and reduce risk.”
SnoopWall is the world’s first counterveillance software company focused on helping consumers and enterprises protect their privacy on all of their computing devices including smartphones, tablets, and laptops. SnoopWall augments endpoint security (antivirus, firewall, intrusion prevention) through patent-pending technology, which detects and blocks all remote control, eavesdropping and spying and, while preventing data leakage and increasing device battery life/performance. SnoopWall’s software is proudly made in the U.S.A.
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