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Cylance® VP Worldwide Field and Channel Marketing May Mitchell Honored in Cyberscoop's Top Women in Cybersecurity

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Cylance Inc.

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, March 17, 2017 - Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionized traditional antivirus with AI powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, today announced that Cyberscoop has named May Mitchell, vice president of worldwide field and channel marketing, to its inaugural list of Top Women in Cybersecurity.

The security industry is a fast-paced environment with every vendor rushing to provide the world with the best technology to defend against malicious attacks. Cyberscoop’s Top Women in Cybersecurity recognizes individuals who have risen above the status quo and are leaders in the industry. The list honors women who are making the technical, business, and legal decisions that will push cybersecurity forward.

"May stands out as a strategic thinker and leader. She could have joined any security company she wanted and I’m so pleased she chose to join us at Cylance," said Shaun Walsh, senior vice president of marketing. "Her experience and knowledge of cybersecurity help fuel partner growth and drive customer demand to protect every endpoint with Cylance’s advanced AI security solution."

Mitchell has over 20 years of proven executive leadership roles in the areas of go-to-market, marketing, business development, channel development, and enterprise and SMB sales. She is a veteran in the cybersecurity industry with experience leading global teams at Symantec, IBM MaaS360, IronKey, Websense/Forcepoint, and McAfee/Intel Security.

At Cylance, Mitchell drives global awareness and demand programs to customers by leading field teams and the partner community. As part of the Cylance Channel Program, she and her team deliver valuable campaign elements and incentives that are leveraged for demand creation.

To learn more, visit Mitchell’s profile and the Women in Cybersecurity landing page.

About Cylance® Inc.

Cylance is the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity to prevent the most advanced security threats in the world. Using a breakthrough predictive analysis process, CylancePROTECT® quickly and accurately identifies what is benign and what is a threat, and prevents malicious code from ever executing on a targeted system. By coupling advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence with a unique understanding of an attacker’s mentality, Cylance provides technology and services that are truly predictive and preventive against the most advanced threats. For more information visit:


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