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Security Industry Leader Scott Gordon Joins Pulse Secure as Chief Marketing Officer

Former RiskIQ and ForeScout Chief Marketing Officer to Accelerate Company’s Growth in Secure Access Solutions

December 14, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., December 14, 2017 ⎼ Pulse Secure, the leader in secure access solutions for people, devices, things and services, today announced Scott Gordon joining the company’s executive team as Chief Marketing Officer, building upon Pulse Secure’s customer success, product innovation and sustained growth.

“We are singularly focused on improving the productivity of our customers, and with our focus on secure access solutions, we are enjoying strong business growth and attracting new high caliber customers, partners and talent,” said Sudhakar Ramakrishna, CEO of Pulse Secure. “We welcome Scott’s leadership, experience and drive to our executive team as we continue to develop the company and elevate our global presence.”

In this role, Gordon will be responsible for expanding the company’s global go-to-market strategy, branding, channel and sales enablement.

Gordon brings more than 20 years of industry experience and accomplishments in global tech marketing to Pulse Secure, having consistently delivered strategies, results and teams that have accelerated many well-known cybersecurity brands. Previously, he was CMO at digital threat management vendor, RiskIQ. Prior to that, he was CMO at the network access control vendor, ForeScout Technologies (FSCT). He has also held executive and management roles at AccelOps (acquired by Fortinet), Protego (acquired by Cisco), Axent (acquired by Symantec) and McAfee.

Pulse Secure continues to advance its secure access portfolio, which enables business to gain ubiquitous, seamless and compliant access between users, devices, applications and services across network, web, mobile, cloud and data center environments. Correspondingly, customers have expressed their appreciation for the company’s product benefits and dedicated support with record-setting NetPromoter scores. Among other accomplishments, the company has successfully transitioned users of the Virtual Application Delivery Controller (vADC) product family, from Brocade Communications Systems to Pulse Secure.

“The pace of enterprise investments to ensure digital transformation and enhanced user experience requires unfettered, dependable, and appropriate resource access,” said Scott Gordon, CMO of Pulse Secure. “Pulse Secure is in an exceptional position to extend its market position via a proven platform, flexible solution set, and compelling vision. I am excited to join the team and contribute to the company’s success.”

About Pulse Secure
Pulse Secure, LLC is a leading provider of secure access solutions to both enterprises and service providers. Enterprises from every vertical and of all sizes utilize the company’s virtual private network (VPN), network access control (NAC), virtual application delivery controller (vADC) and mobile security products to enable end-user mobility securely and seamlessly in their organizations. Pulse Secure was formed in 2014 from Juniper Networks’ Junos Pulse business. Pulse Secure’s mission is to deliver secure access solutions for people, devices, things, and services.

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Media Contact:
Leslie Kesselring
Kesselring Communications for Pulse Secure