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Lacoon Opens New U.S. Headquarters and Expands Executive Team to Support Rapid Growth

Heather Howland Joins as Vice President of Marketing and Danny Oliveri Joins as Vice President of Sales

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/29/14 -- Lacoon Mobile Security, a leading provider of advanced mobile cyber security solutions, today announced it has officially opened its new headquarters in San Francisco, along with the executive appointment of Heather Howland as vice president of marketing and Danny Oliveri as vice president of sales, all in an effort to support the company's rapid growth. In addition, Lacoon intends to grow its overall workforce by 40 percent in 2014.

  • Originally founded in Israel, Lacoon has moved its headquarters to the US to support substantial expansion in North America. The office hosts the executive team, including Michael Shaulov, Lacoon co-founder and CEO, along with its growing sales, marketing and support team.

  • Heather Howland has over 20 years of experience in enterprise technology and corporate marketing. Before joining Lacoon, Howland led worldwide digital strategy for the IBM Security Division. Prior to IBM, she was Director of Marketing for Q1 Labs (acquired by IBM) where she led global marketing and go to market strategy. She has also held senior management positions at BlackBerry and Ascendent Systems.

  • Danny Oliveri joins Lacoon with over 15 years of experience as a senior sales executive, having led global sales efforts for both ClearStory Data and Silver Tail Systems (acquired By RSA/EMC). Additionally, Oliveri held sales management positions with both Oracle and Visionael.

"As we continue to expand, our focus remains the same, to provide comprehensive technology to detect and mitigate advanced mobile threats for the enterprise," said Shaulov. "Our growth is a testament to the market need, which we will continue to fulfill. Adding both Heather and Danny and extending our team in sales, marketing and R&D will allow us to continue to innovate while addressing the growing security issues facing todays mobile-centric enterprise environments."

In addition to today's expansion news, the company also released the latest version of the Lacoon Mobile Threat Management Platform, allowing enterprises to detect, assess and mitigate mobile threats for both Android and iOS. For more information on Mobile Threat Management, visit www.lacoon.com.

About Lacoon
Lacoon Mobile Security provides a mobile threat management platform that allows enterprises to easily manage and mitigate the risks of BYOD and protect their corporate assets from mobile cyber threats such as malicious applications, targeted network attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats. Lacoon not only provides enterprises with the most comprehensive security solution for iOS and Android but also delivers a centralized platform that easily augments their existing security and mobility infrastructure with real-time mobile security and intelligence. Its patented Behavioral Risk Engine detects device, application and in-network threats that others will miss and quantifies the risks and vulnerabilities that BYOD exposes to the enterprise. With Lacoon, enterprises can balance the needs of mobile security and protection without impacting end user experience and privacy. Lacoon is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Visit us at www.lacoon.com and follows us on Twitter @LacoonSecurity.

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