Crossbeam Appoints Phillip Dunkelberger to Its Board of DirectorsFormer PGP Corporation CEO and Leading Cyber Security Authority to Assist Crossbeam Through Next Stage of Company Growth
January 10, 2011
Crossbeam Systems, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation security platforms for high-performance networks, today announced the appointment of Phillip Dunkelberger to its board of directors.
Dunkelberger is currently the CEO of LNR Consulting. He is also involved in several security task force and advisory councils – he serves on the TechNet CEO Cybersecurity Task Force, he is a founding board member of the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA), and is chairman of the Cybersecurity CxO Council within TechAmerica. Prior to LNR, Dunkelberger was president and CEO of PGP Corporation (acquired by Symantec). Previously in his career, he was the COO of Vantive Corporation, a vendor of enterprise customer relationship management (CRM) software products, and was president and CEO of Embark, a SaaS-based college recruitment and admissions software company. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of sales at Symantec and also held senior management positions at Apple and Xerox.
“Phil is a seasoned security executive whose depth and breadth of industry experience has established him as a key participant within several elite cyber security groups,” said Michael Ruffolo, president and CEO of Crossbeam. “As we continue to look for opportunities to grow the company and strengthen our network security leadership, Phil’s keen guidance and commitment to helping advance the security industry will be a great asset to Crossbeam.”
Dunkelberger has a B.A. in Political Science from Westmont College.
Crossbeam Systems®, Inc. offers a proven approach to deploying network security that meets the extreme performance, scalability and reliability demands of large enterprises, service providers and government agencies. Its leading X-Series security platform offers an open, high-performance architecture that easily provisions and scales multiple best-in-class security applications to meet the ever-changing threat landscape. Companies rely on Crossbeam to intelligently manage risk, accelerate and maintain compliance, and protect their businesses from evolving threats. Crossbeam is headquartered in Boxborough, Mass., and has offices in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. More information is available at www.crossbeam.com.