Industry veteran brings deep expertise in research and development and leading global product operations
CUPERTINO, Calif. – March 17, 2014 – Bromium, Inc., a pioneer in trustworthy computing, today announced the appointment of technology veteran Richard Murray as senior vice president of engineering. An accomplished leader with more than 20 years of experience, Murray will provide technical direction and guidance for all aspects of Bromium engineering.
“Richard’s proven track record of successfully bringing innovative technologies to market and implementing global product initiatives to increase revenue and drive customer growth made him a natural choice for this position,” said Gaurav Banga, co-founder and CEO of Bromium. “We welcome Richard to the Bromium team and look forward to seeing him lead our engineers to further drive product growth and serve customers globally.”
Murray has built and led worldwide teams and taken products from inception to market for both public and venture-backed companies. Most recently, Murray was senior vice president of worldwide engineering, operations and support at Collabnet, Inc. where he ran all aspects of product development, including establishing Subversion as the world’s leading software version control product. Prior to that, Murray was vice president of engineering at Reuters America where led a number of engineering transformation initiatives as part of its Fast Forward turnaround initiative. Murray has also held executive positions at TIBCO Finance Technology.
“With the heavy increase in advanced malware attacks, organizations need innovative products to secure their endpoints,” said Murray. “I’m impressed with how quickly the company has established itself as an industry innovator and leader, as well as the quality of technology it has brought to market. I look forward to collaborating with such a motivated and talented team, and hope that by aligning operational and technical activities, we further increase product innovation and revenue.”
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About Bromium Products
Bromium’s innovative enterprise security solutions – vSentry® and LAVA (Live Attack Visualization & Analysis). vSentry uses Intel® CPU features for virtualization and security to automatically hardware-isolate each user task that accesses the Internet or untrusted documents. Its architecture is designed to defeat advanced targeted attacks and automatically discard malware when the task is completed. In addition, LAVA automates live attack visualization and analysis – giving security analysts unparalleled insight into attacks when they occur.
Bromium is re-inventing enterprise security with its powerful new technology, micro-virtualization, which was designed to protect businesses from advanced malware, while simultaneously empowering users and delivering unmatched threat intelligence to IT. Unlike traditional security methods, which rely on complex and ineffective detection techniques, Bromium protects against malware from the Web, email or USB devices, by automatically isolating each user-task at the endpoint in a hardware-isolated micro-VM, preventing theft or damage to any enterprise resource. Bromium’s technological innovations have earned the company numerous industry awards including being named as a CNBC Disruptor and a Gartner Cool Vendor for 2013. Bromium counts a rapidly growing set of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies as customers, including NYSE and BlackRock.
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