Former CTO & COO takes over from long-time CEO & founder
Greenwood Village, CO – October 3rd, 2016 – Secure64, provider of the world’s most secure DNS products, announced today the appointment of Dr. Joseph Gersch, formerly CTO & COO of the company, as the new Chief Executive Officer, replacing long-time CEO and founder Steve Goodbarn. Dr. Gersch also joined the Secure64 Board of Directors.
“Joe brings deep expertise and experience in the domain name system (DNS) and for years he has served as the company’s COO & CTO, where he directed all product development and support,” says Denny Georg, Chairman of the Board. “Equally important, he has a vision of using the most ubiquitous database on earth to bring trust back to the Internet – and the board fully supports that vision.”
Joseph Gersch brings a broad background in technology, marketing, sales and management to the role. He joined Secure64 in 2004 and was named Chief Operating Officer in 2008; the title of Chief Technology Officer was added in 2014. As COO & CTO, he led the vision and development of mission critical DNS products. Prior to joining Secure64, Joe spent 24 years with Hewlett-Packard where he held technical and sales evangelist roles, and managed Research & Development and Marketing departments that delivered a wide range of innovative products. Joe earned a B.S. in Computer Science at the University of Michigan and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Colorado State University.
Secure64 also announced that Steve Goodbarn, former CEO, will remain on the board and serve as an advisor to the company. Steve served as CEO from 2005-2016 and during his tenure the company developed its line of highly secure DNS products now running on every continent. “DNS is mission-critical to the global Internet. Because it is in every country, everywhere, DNS is an unparalleled platform for delivering global security and trust,” says Goodbarn. “Joe is the ideal person to grow the company, deliver next generation products and expand reach into new markets.”
About Secure64 Software Corporation
Secure64 is a DNS software company that provides the most secure DNS products in the world. Secure64 patented technology has been proven to be immune to compromise from rootkits and malware and resistant to network attacks that are the source of today’s most serious security threats.
Secure64 offers a suite of trusted and secure DNS software appliances for caching, signing and authoritative use. Secure64 products are currently used by government organizations such as the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Labor, and Interior and telecommunications companies including T-Mobile, Sprint, Century Link and Telefonica. Learn more at www.secure64.com or via phone at 303-242-5890. -END-