John Wyatt Named President And CEO Of Cigital

Wyatt, who has been running Cigital since 2005 as the company's COO, will continue to be responsible for the company's overall management and business strategy

December 18, 2008

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DULLES, Va., December 17, 2008 " Cigital Inc., the leading software security consulting firm, today announced the appointment of John Wyatt as President and CEO. Wyatt, who has been running Cigital since 2005 as the company's COO, will continue to be responsible for the company's overall management, as well as its business strategy.

A 25-year veteran of the technology consulting industry, Wyatt has an impressive track record of maximizing profit performance and technology innovation. Since joining Cigital, he has grown revenue by a factor of three and enhanced client satisfaction. He has continued the company's thought leadership, expanded the company's offerings, and attracted new talent.

"We are extremely pleased to have John in this position to continue to lead Cigital to the next level," said Marc Benson, Cigital board member and Partner, Mid-Atlantic Venture Funds. "John has proven his ability to operate and grow Cigital. We are confident that he will continue to draw upon his extensive experience to strategically lead Cigital on a growth trajectory despite the difficult economy."

Wyatt's career includes a string of successes going back to the late 1980s and early 1990s as CEO of James Martin & Co. There, he transformed the company from a boutique methods consulting firm in North America to an innovative global solutions company in 18 countries with 800 staff and revenue of $100M. More recently Wyatt was the CEO of Ariel Research Corp., a services firm dedicated to safe and responsible handling, manufacturing and transporting of chemicals throughout the world. He led the creation of the e-business software division for MicroStrategy and was CEO of OneSoft.

"Since being at Cigital, I have had the chance to work with a bright and talented team to extend its leadership in computer security," said John Wyatt. "I am looking forward to delivering solutions on a broad scale that help organizations successfully develop, implement and maintain software that works."

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About Cigital Cigital, Inc., a leading software security and quality consulting firm established in 1992, implements programs that help organizations ensure their applications are secure and reliable while also improving how they build and deploy software. Our recognized experts apply a combination of proven methodologies, tools, and best practices to meet each client's unique requirements. Cigital is headquartered near Washington, D.C. with regional offices in the U.S. and India.

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