June 24, 2015
Capellas brings decades of technology business experience as lead director for the world’s leading continuous network monitoring company
Tenable Network Security®, Inc., the leader in continuous network monitoring, today announced the appointment of Michael D. Capellas to Tenable’s board of directors as lead director.
“Michael Capellas has more than three decades of business, financial and operational leadership experience, and we are excited to welcome him to Tenable’s board of directors as lead director,” said Ron Gula, CEO, Tenable Network Security. “Michael’s strategic insight and deep industry knowledge make him a strong addition to the board as Tenable pursues accelerated growth and international expansion.”
Over the course of his distinguished career, Capellas has held the title of chairman and CEO for many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated technology companies. Previous positions include chairman and CEO of VCE, a joint venture between Cisco, EMC and VMWare; chairman and CEO of First Data Corporation; chairman and CEO of MCI; chairman and CEO of Compaq; and president of HP. Capellas currently serves as board director for Cisco Systems, Inc. and Flextronics International, Ltd.
“The cyber threat landscape continues to evolve and businesses are becoming more strategic about their security programs, ” said Capellas. “Tenable is a pioneer in new security technology with its continuous network monitoring software, and I am honored to join their board.”
Tenable’s continuous network monitoring platform spans the entire security lifecycle, allowing some of the most widely recognized companies in the world to discover, analyze and respond to threats on their networks. The company’s investment in growth, innovation and culture has earned it multiple awards and distinctions. Tenable was named one of the 100 most promising companies in North America in 2014 by Red Herring. The company was also named one of the fastest growing technology companies for the sixth consecutive year by the Deloitte Fast 500 program.
Tenable™, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 23,000 organizations of all sizes around the globe rely on Tenable to manage and measure their modern attack surface to accurately understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable built its platform from the ground up to deeply understand assets, networks and vulnerabilities, extending this knowledge and expertise into Tenable.io™ to deliver the world’s first platform to provide live visibility into any asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, large government agencies and mid-sized organizations across the private and public sectors. Learn more at tenable.com.