|[February 04, 2013]
Peter George Joins Courion as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technology
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Corporation, the leader in risk-driven identity and access
management (IAM), today named Peter George as senior vice president of
engineering and technology.
George will be responsible for ongoing development of the Courion (News - Alert) Access
Risk Management Suite, a comprehensive platform for automating user
access to organizations' enterprise systems and resources, demonstrating
compliance and managing access risk. He will oversee the company's
engineering strategy and operations, including the U.S. and India
technology centers and the Courion Labs advanced research team.
As CTO & SVP of Products and Technology, George was an integral part of
the executive team that grew Kronos (News - Alert) from $150m to $800m in revenue.
Building a global technology and product management team that grew to
more than 700 people, he led the delivery of the industry's first
web-based workforce management application. After Kronos he served as
CTO and executive vice president at Conservation Services Group, a $10
million energy conservation firm in Westborough, Mass. George also held
a number of technical management positions at Digital Equipment
Corporation after earning bachelor's and master's degrees at MIT (News - Alert).
"Mobility, cloud technologies and globalization are putting great
pressure on organizations to expand employee, customer and partner
access to their systems - creating significant business opportunity, but
also increasing vulnerability at the same time," said George. "Courion
is leading the industry in the delivery of next generation of identity
and access management (IAM) solutions that leverage big data and
business intelligence technology to close the vulnerability gap between
provisioning and governance, identifying and remediating access threats
in real time. I am very excited to be joining the team and look forward
to continuing to scale the technology organization to support Courion's
"Peter comes to Courion with an exceptional track record scaling
software engineering, technology and product organizations for both
private and public software companies," said Christopher Zannetos,
president and CEO of Courion. "He's a brilliant thinker, an inspiring
leader and a skilled executive. We're delighted to have him."
Courion Corporation is the pioneer of risk-driven identity and access
management. Seventeen million users across more than 500 organizations
rely on Courion's access risk management technology to align user access
privileges with corporate and regulatory governance policies. Courion's
cloud and on-premise solutions provide a full range of real-time
identity and access management functionality while demonstrating
compliance and achieving quick time-to-value.
For more information about Westborough, Mass.-based Courion, visit www.courion.com
or check out our blog at www.courion.com/blog.
To read this release online, go to: http://www.courion.com/company/press_room.html id=1401
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