Trend Micro hires Tom Kellermann as new cyber security expert
Added On:3/2/2012 9:56:00 AM
According to a latest update, Anti-virus software maker Trend Micro Inc has hired a prominent expert on cybersecurity policy to help the company in improving its sales to the US government.
Sources informed that the Japanese company has named Tom Kellermann for the newly created post of vice President for cybersecurity US. He will be based in Washington.
According to Trend Micro’s spokesman Michael Sweeney, besides handling federal market, Kellermann will also work to increase Trend Micro's profile with state and local governments as well monitor emerging technologies and form strategic partnerships.
Earlier, Kellermann served on an expert commission that advised President Obama on cybersecurity policy in the early days of his administration. Most recently, he worked as Chief Technology Officer at wireless security firm named AirPatrol Corp.
It is worth noticing that Trend Micro is the world's third-largest anti-virus software maker after Symantec Corp and Intel Corp's McAfee security division.
Tags: Trend Micro, Tom Kellermann , Michael Sweeney, cybersecurity policy, AirPatrol Corp
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