Cybersecurity expert Jimmie Lee and senior executive Peter Lacey to join company’s board leadership
MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CloudCover®, an automated intelligence (AI)-driven cybersecurity platform, announced today that it has appointed Jimmie Lee, former head of security applications at Facebook, and Peter Lacey, executive chairman at Cervus Equipment Corporation, to its board of directors, effective immediately.
"We are pleased to welcome Jimmie and Peter to our board of directors at a time when our company is poised to experience significant growth," says Stephen Cardot, CEO and co-founder of CloudCover. "Their expertise will be instrumental as we continue to scale our company and shift our industry’s approach from reactive cybersecurity to a proactive, predictive CyberSafety posture."
CloudCover delivers XDR/SOAR Platform-as-a-Service (X/S-PaaS), with a mission to bring certainty back to an uncertain digital world. The company’s CC/B1™ technology functions as an advanced AI-based XDR/SOAR platform providing proactive security protection for an organization’s network security needs, safeguarding all network data automatically, and stopping malware threats at microsecond speeds with near-perfect accuracy.
As board members, Lee and Lacey will help guide CloudCover’s management and direction – and both bring an incredible wealth of knowledge to their appointments. Lee is a cybersecurity engineering executive with over 25 years of security innovation experience and leadership. He has designed, implemented, and led engineering, IT, security, and risk management platforms for Fortune 100, including Microsoft and Facebook.
"I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Stephen for over a year, and I’ve watched as he and the CloudCover team are working hard to market and scale their innovative CC/B1 platform," Lee says. "CC/B1 isn’t like anything else in the market right now – it’s going to transform multiple industries, and I’m looking forward to serving on CloudCover’s board during this exciting time."
Lacey is an executive with over 35 years of experience in manufacturing, agriculture, and sales operations. Prior to his role as chairman of Cervus Equipment Corporation, a world-leading equipment dealer, he was the president and CEO of the company and its predecessor for nearly 15 years. "CloudCover’s goal of a world with ‘no more hacking’ is incredibly compelling – and I know they have the technology, the expertise, and the vision to make it happen," Lacey says. "I am proud to play a role in helping drive the organization with strategic direction and planning."
CloudCover®, an AI-driven cybersecurity platform, has reimagined cybersecurity – delivering real-time extended threat detection and response (XDR) through a patented, math-based security orchestration automated response (SOAR) risk-aware and control platform. The SOAR system accumulates data between an organization’s diverse security technologies and environments and streamlines them for a holistic action on potential risks. Our CC/B1 platform provides an ever-evolving, protective layer to your existing cybersecurity tech stack – meaning network threats are detected with 99.9999999% accuracy and eliminated in microseconds. With CloudCover, the elusive "single pane of orchestration" capability of an organization’s network security isn’t a myth – it’s reality. To learn more, visit www.cloudcover.cc or follow us on LinkedIn.
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