Menlo Park, California — December 5, 2017 — Wallarm today announced that Randy Bias, Vice President of Technology and Strategy, Cloud Software at Juniper and founder of Cloudscaling (acquired by EMC), has joined Wallarm’s board of advisers.
“Randy is an agile cloud pioneer and a thought leader in DevOps and IT security. He built one of the first MSSPs and vulnerability scanning-as-a-service offerings. He also has a strong business background with experience in growing startups and finding product/market fit.” said Ivan Novikov, CEO of Wallarm. “Randy’s contributions to our advisory board will help us refine and drive Wallarm’s growth strategy.”
“Wallarm has built a product that’s perfectly aligned with what the market needs right now,” said Randy. “Cloud has changed how software is built, delivered and iterated, creating more dynamic application environments and challenging the security status quo. Wallarm is well positioned to advance application security and shake up the web application firewall market. Cloud-native environments demand dynamic security solutions, and I’m excited to help Wallarm meet that need.”
Randy is a recognized influencer in cloud computing. He was named a Top 10 Cloud Pioneer by Informationweek and a Digital Influencer by Forbes. A pioneer and early, vocal advocate for the OpenStack project, Randy identified the DevOps and agile development movements as fundamental disruption forces that redefined the roles and relevant skill sets in enterprise IT leadership.
Randy founded Cloudscaling, which was acquired by EMC in 2014. At EMC, he ran a strategic R&D team focused on developing open source contributions and elevating the visibility of EMC as an open source player. In his role at Juniper Networks, Randy acts as an internal and external advisor to the line of business product teams, field teams, marketing teams, leadership team, and customers. He focuses particularly on Juniper’s cloud software solutions such as Contrail Networking, Contrail Security, and AppFormix.