Dataguise Expands Leadership Team to Meet Demand for Big Data Protection Solutions

Enterprise Software and Data Security Veterans Have Histories of Success at Cisco, Entrust, DataStax, Oracle, RSA (The Security Division of EMC), and Voltage Security

FREMONT, Calif. — Jan. 30, 2013 —Dataguise, the leading provider of essential Big Data security intelligence and protection solutions, today announced executive appointments to key positions in sales, marketing and product management. New leadership team members include Senior Vice President of Sales Tom Aliotti, Vice President of Marketing and Alliances Patty Nghiem, and Vice President of Product Management Jeremy Stieglitz. Together, they bring more than 75 years of enterprise software and data security experience to the company. The appointments signal the company’s commitment to become the essential solution for Big Data protection that allows enterprises in the industries most-­‐targeted by attackers, such as financial services, healthcare and government to protect information against data breaches and compliance violations.

“Our personal information is the most lucrative target for external attackers and malicious insiders. The massive breaches making headlines every day prove that not enough is being done to safeguard sensitive data or keep it within the boundaries of PCI, HIPAA, HITECH and other compliance regulations designed to protect personally identifiable information,” said Manmeet Singh, CEO, Dataguise. “Our new leaders have proven themselves in the high-­‐tech and data security industries; they understand the challenges enterprises face and the complexity added by Big Data and Hadoop environments. Their leadership will enable Dataguise to continue to deliver innovative Big Data protective intelligence solutions used to discover, mask, encrypt and analyze sensitive data in Hadoop, DBMSs and other data stores for the world’s leading enterprises.”

New Executive Leaders:

Tom Aliotti, senior vice president of sales, leads Dataguise global sales operations. Aliotti is recognized as a visionary leader with decades of experience in enterprise software, services, channels and Cloud/SaaS solutions, as well as in building top-­‐performing organizations. Prior to Dataguise, he served as senior vice president of sales and business development for DataStax, where he grew sales 140 percent for eight consecutive quarters. Before DataStax, he was senior vice president and general manager of Activant Solutions (now Epicor Software), where he was responsible for $100 million in P&L and all aspects of sales, professional services, marketing, customer support and product development. He holds a Bachelor of Science in economics and business management from the University of California at Davis and a Master of Business Administration in marketing from John F. Kennedy University.

Patty Nghiem, vice president of marketing and alliances, is responsible for expanding Dataguise corporate and product awareness, building its channel and supporting its world-­‐class sales team. Nghiem is a veteran of fast-­‐paced, high-­‐growth information technology companies and joins Dataguise after serving as the head of global partner operations at Prior to, she was vice president of worldwide marketing at GlobalLogic; she has also served as vice president of marketing, business development and services at start-­‐ups and global leaders, including Oracle and Business Objects (now SAP). She holds bachelor’s degrees in computer science and managerial studies from Rice University.

Jeremy Stieglitz, vice president of product management, is responsible for helping execute the company’s vision to deliver advanced data security, intelligence and protection solutions to global enterprise customers. Prior to Dataguise, he was vice president of business development at Voltage Security; before that he was vice president of marketing and product management for Redwood Systems. Stieglitz also held product management and marketing roles at Redwood Systems, Force10 Networks, Cisco, Entrust and RSA (the security division of EMC). He earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and political science at McGill University.

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About Dataguise

Dataguise is the leading provider of data privacy protection and compliance intelligence for sensitive data assets stored in both Big Data and traditional repositories. Dataguise’s comprehensive and centrally managed solutions allow companies to maintain a 360 degree view of their sensitive data, evaluate their compliance exposure risks, and enforce the most appropriate remediation policies, whether the data is stored on premises or inthe cloud.Dataguise is recognized as a visionary by one of the world’s leading analyst firms for its ability to help its cus tomers to reduce the risk of data breaches and to remain compliant with leading regulations designed to protect personally identifiable information(PII) such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA),The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health(HITECH),and the Payment Card Industry (PCI) DSS.For more information visit: