IronKey, the leader in remotely managed computer security devices for mobile workers, today announced the appointment of David Conte as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Conte brings more than 20 years of financial leadership, most recently as CFO of Opsware Inc. where he was instrumental in its sale to Hewlett Packard. Mr. Conte will lead all financial and administrative functions within IronKey including financial planning and control, treasury, accounting, facilities, risk management, human resources, stock administration and investor relations.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome David to our executive leadership team," said Dave Jevans, CEO of IronKey. "David's substantial experience and deep expertise will be critical in scaling our business during IronKey's rapid growth phase."
"It is a great time to join IronKey" says Conte, "I am impressed with the drive and commitment of the team and consider IronKey's innovative security technologies as an important platform to serve the world's growing mobile workforce. IronKey is well positioned to advance its lead in this emerging market and I am looking forward to working with the team to accelerate its growth globally."
Prior to his appointment, Conte spent eight years with Opsware Inc. in positions of increasing responsibility and ultimately as CFO. Prior to Opsware Inc., he spent 11 years at Ernst & Young in their High Technology practice. Conte is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.S. from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
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IronKey's award-winning products and services combine the world's most secure flash drive with the world's most powerful USB management software. IronKey's USB flash drives bring the power of authentication, encryption, identity management and privacy to government, businesses and consumers in 23 countries. IronKey's management software and associated services allow enterprises of all sizes, government agencies, the military, and other organizations to take back control of the mobile data that has been leaking out of their organizations due to the uncontrolled proliferation of USB drives. IronKey products are FIPS 140-2, Level 3 validated. With IronKey (IronKey.com), organizations centrally administer, remotely manage, and enforce policies on thousands of devices located anywhere in the world. Thousands of customers use IronKey, including Fortune 500 companies, enterprise organizations in financial services, healthcare and legal markets, as well as government agencies, including FEMA, NATO and DHS.