MENLO PARK, Calif. FireEye, Inc., the leader in global anti-botnet protection, today announced that it has signed on two of the industrys most renowned security experts and technologists. Fengmin Gong joins FireEye as chief security content officer and Stuart Staniford joins as chief scientist. The addition of these two security veterans reinforces the companys technical leadership in anti-botnet protection and makes FireEye one of the hottest start-ups of the year.
As chief security content officer, Fengmin Gong will lead the development and management of FireEyes security initiatives and evangelize FireEyes security offerings and how the company can help eradicate the escalating growth of criminal botnet activities. As chief scientist, Stuart Staniford will drive the development and growth of FireEyes anti-botnet protection solutions.
FireEye has attracted the most innovative talent in the industry, said Ashar Aziz, CEO, FireEye. With the addition of Fengmin and Stu, FireEye has the most experienced management team in the security space. Both individuals are well respected leaders and researchers who have consistently developed successful security solutions for enterprises. Their breadth of management and market knowledge will be invaluable to FireEye. We are very pleased that Fengmin and Stu have joined the company.