New York, 12 August 2005 — Comodo Inc., a global leader in Internet security, authentication and assurance services, today announced the appointment of Judy Shapiro as VP of Marketing. Ms. Shapiro's background and experience in technology marketing will strengthen Comodo's substantial leadership and growth in Identity Assurance Management solutions for businesses, infrastructure service providers and end-users.
Ms. Shapiro joins Comodo from Computer Associates where most recently she was VP, Marketing responsible for customer acquisition, retention and upsell efforts. Prior to joining Computer Associates, Ms. Shapiro held several senior management positions at Lucent Technologies, Bell Labs, Metropolitan Telecommunications and AT&T in the areas of marketing, market development, new technologies and corporate strategy. Ms. Shapiro also had been a Vice President at NWAyer, an advertising agency, where she managed numerous accounts including Procter & Gamble, JCPenney, Gillette and Chemical Bank.
"Judy immediately identified Comodo's core competencies and built a plan to leverage them," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, President and CEO Comodo; "She will take a strong, customer-focused organization to the next step by developing and executing strategies designed to promote Comodo's innovative range of products and solutions. We recognize her distinctive leadership style will be a strong and positive impact on the performance of the business."
Ms. Shapiro earned her degree from the City University of NY within numerous disciplines including Marketing, Advertising and History. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children.
Comodo is a leading global provider of security, authentication and assurance services for the Internet. Today, more than 150,000 customers in over 100 countries rely on Comodo to create trust in online transactions through distinct solutions that address the digital E-Commerce and infrastructure needs of enterprises. Powered by Comodo's Digital Trust Lab (DTL), Comodo is helping enterprises around the world improve customer relationships, enhance customer trust and create efficiencies across their digital E-Commerce operations. Comodo's industry leading solutions include integrated Web Hosting Management Solutions, Infrastructure Services, digital E-Commerce services, Digital Certificate, Identity Assurance, customer privacy and vulnerability management solutions. For more information, visit Comodo.com.