Mr. Cano brings a wealth of experience supporting companies of all sizes, from early start-ups to Fortune 500s
29 November 2021 – CALGARY, Canada: Wedge Networks has added Mr. Antonio Cano to its Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Cano is currently the Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer and Operations Partner of Trend Forward Capital, the venture capital arm of cyber security leader, Trend Micro Inc. With over 30 years of experience and a diverse background in business development and finance, Mr. Cano brings a passion to helping businesses grow. He is a board member and director of multiple portfolio companies for Trend Forward Capital.
“We’re pleased to add someone with the extensive business and growth experience that Mr. Cano can bring to Wedge’s Board. His experience in both the operations and finance areas will help us immensely.” Said Dr. Hongwen Zhang, Wedge Networks CEO and CTO.
“Wedge is a ground-breaking and innovative company that is tackling some serious challenges that users face in the cyber security industry. I am excited to be working with the company to help promote its vision of Real-time Threat Prevention, which is a much more proactive approach to security than the reactive detect and remediate methods currently in use by others in the industry.” remarked Mr. Antonio Cano, COO and CFO at Trend Forward Capital.
About Wedge Networks
Wedge Networks Inc. is a cyber security software vendor specializing in Real-time Threat Prevention. Its innovative technology platform, Wedge Absolute Real-time Protection (WedgeARP™), is a software defined orchestrated network security system. Deployed, via the cloud, on premises, or in a virtualized environment, in data centers by enterprises, governments, and managed security service providers, WedgeARP™ inspects, detects, and blocks in real-time, malware and cyber threats (known, unknown and customized). Wedge does this through its patented Deep Content Inspection (DCI) technologies, combined with artificial intelligence and best-of-breed security functions.
Awarded a Gartner Cool Vendor designation, and twice bestowed with Build-In-Canada Innovation awards, Wedge Networks is headquartered in Calgary, Canada with international teams in the North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and North Africa regions.
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