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Lookout Appoints New CEO Jim Dolce

Founder John Hering will become executive chairman and have a day-to-day role at Lookout

San Francisco CA – Lookout, the leader in mobile security, today announced that it appointed Jim Dolce as the CEO of Lookout. John Hering, Founder, will assume the role of Executive Chairman and have an active, day-to-day role at Lookout.

"I'm proud to welcome Jim to the Lookout team. Jim's complementary set of skills and experiences will take Lookout to the next level. He's been a long time leader in the enterprise and carrier worlds, and with the future of enterprise software being so tightly linked to mobile, Jim is well positioned to take Lookout into its next stage of growth," said John Hering, Executive Chairman and Founder of Lookout.

With over fifty million people worldwide using Lookout to protect their devices and key partnerships with some of the largest mobile operators in the world, these appointments build upon Lookout's market leadership. By adding Jim to the management team, a seasoned industry veteran who brings a strong track record for leading high-growth enterprise organizations, Lookout solidifies its position as the leader in the mobile security market. John will be assuming the role of Executive Chairman and work day-to-day on key strategic issues, with a particular focus on Lookout's market strategy, product, partnerships, and leadership in the security community.

"I'm extremely excited to join Lookout, a company at the forefront of transforming the security industry. With millions of users and partnerships with some of the largest mobile operators in the world, Lookout is well positioned to tackle the world's biggest security problems as we move into the post-PC era," said Jim Dolce, CEO of Lookout. "Lookout is at the convergence of four key trends: security, mobile, big data and cloud. It's rare to find a company touching on four of the most important technology trends of our time."

Jim is a four-time founder with both private and public company experience, as well as a former executive of Akamai Technologies and Juniper Networks. He has led teams from three to 3,000 and has repeatedly scaled companies successfully. He built Unisphere, which was sold to Juniper Networks, and played a key role in scaling Juniper to a multi billion-dollar revenue run rate from 2002-2006. Most recently, Jim was a senior executive at Akamai, bringing cloud services to mobile network operators. Jim currently serves on the boards of privately held Benu Networks (www.benunets.com) and RGB Networks (www.rgbnetworks.com), and is a Trustee of several nonprofit organizations. Jim has a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering from University of Rhode Island.

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