New CFO specializing in capital and public markets to prepare company for the next stage
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 4, 2018 — Wedge Networks, the leader in orchestrated, real-time threat prevention, today announced the appointment of Rob Fong as chief financial officer to lead the company’s financial preparations for the next phase of the Company’s growth and next stage of its development. Fong replaces former CFO, Scott Bauer, as he pursues other opportunities.
Fong, with more than 20 years of capital market experience, specializing in public markets, venture capital, corporate finance, and business operations, brings extensive executive leadership experience to the rapidly growing company and is widely recognized as one of the Canadian financial market’s most respected and influential leaders. Most recently, Fong was responsible for the listings and compliance & disclosure business for the TSX Venture Exchange as the Director for Western Canada.
“We’re all very excited to have Rob join our leadership team as CFO,” said James Hamilton, Executive Chairman of Wedge Networks. “His experience, energy and history of success in capital and public markets will be very beneficial in helping our company prepare for continued growth as we enter the next phase of business and company evolution.”
Fong has been very active in the TSX Venture Exchange, working with multiple companies to successfully raise capital and launch their initial public offerings. He has also held senior management roles at Northern Securities, as vice president and branch manager, and Mackie Research Capital, as senior vice president.
“I am truly thrilled to join Wedge Networks, an exciting company and leader in the rapidly growing cyber security industry,” said Rob Fong, CFO of Wedge Networks. “Our software centric solution approach is proving to yield industry leading threat prevention and provides a recurring revenue framework for growth and predictability.”
Wedge Networks™ is revolutionizing real-time network security with cutting edge innovation, performance, and scale. Embracing global innovation, Wedge’s Cloud Network Defense™ (WedgeCND™) and Absolute Real-Time Protection (WedgeARP™) Series of products integrate and orchestrate the industry’s highest performance security inspection and mediation engines with best-in-class security technologies developed by Wedge and third parties. Purpose-built as fully virtualized security systems, these products can be deployed in the form of x86 appliances, virtual machines, or cloud application software. Today, these industry-leading solutions block security threats for tens of millions of end users in enterprise, service provider, government agency, and security-as-a-service networks spanning more than 17 countries.
Wedge Networks is headquartered in Calgary, Canada with international teams in USA, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East, and Africa regions. Visit http://www.wedgenetworks.com/ for more information.
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