FireMon Accelerates Product Vision with Network Security Veteran
Names Don Closser Chief Product Officer
DALLAS – February 28, 2019 – FireMon today announced the appointment of Don Closser, former General Manager & Vice President of Trend Micro’s TippingPoint Network Security Product Group, to the role of Chief Product Officer. Don Closser brings over 25 years of industry experience to FireMon including leadership posts at HPE and Symantec. With Closser’s addition to the team, FireMon consolidates its global product management and engineering efforts under his leadership, reporting to Chief Executive Officer, Satin H. Mirchandani.
“With a keen understanding of the challenges facing large enterprises for risk analysis, remediation and maintaining regulatory and internal compliance, FireMon has delivered exponential results on several key financial metrics and our leadership is evident,” said Mirchandani. “We are committed to lead the next phase of our growth aimed at driving customer value. Don’s vision and leadership represents a powerful combination that will directly contribute to our continued progress.”
Closser joins FireMon at a time of substantial growth marked by bookings that have increased more than 50 percent through 2018. Backed by a majority investment from the world’s leading private equity firm, Insight Venture Partners, FireMon executes upon its strategic plan to advance adoption of its industry-leading network security policy management platform. Closser will be responsible for overall product strategy, execution and continued innovation and adoption of FireMon across hybrid cloud infrastructure environments as enterprises embark on initiatives that shift security operations to enable the speed of business.
“FireMon is built on a team that wants to win and an established product that addresses critical market requirements for operational efficiency in both network and security operations,” said FireMon CPO, Don Closser. “With a holistic approach to architectural design, we provide the discovery engine, analytics, visibility, orchestration and cloud services to ensure customer success, fend off competition and continue to lead in the market.”
FireMon is the #1 network security management solution for hybrid cloud. FireMon delivers continuous security for multi-cloud enterprise environments through a powerful fusion of vulnerability management, compliance and orchestration. Since creating the first-ever network security policy management solution, FireMon has continued to deliver real-time visibility into and control over complex network security infrastructures, policies and risk postures for nearly 1,700 customers around the world. For more information, visit www.firemon.com and follow us on Twitter at @FireMon.