Secure64, a provider of purpose-built, secured, DNS-based network security products, has appointed Thad Dupper as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – joining the company’s Board of Directors. Joe Gersch, the former CEO, has retired from the company.
Thad Dupper is an experienced CEO, having led both start-ups and public companies.
Most recently, Mr. Dupper was chairman and CEO of Evolving Systems. Prior to that, Mr. Dupper held leadership positions at Terabeam; Expand Beyond, a Menlo Ventures company; and Teradata, where he was an early member of the management team.
“I am very pleased to be joining the Secure64 team, especially at this time when cyber security has become a critical issue that every company Board is having to address,” said Thad Dupper. “Secure64 has been a leader in enabling network operators, enterprises and governments to protect their DNS infrastructures from DDoS and other network attacks and intrusions.”
Interesting to know, Thad Dupper is also a novelist who wrote the novel/thriller ‘Attack on Nantucket.’ More information about this novel and his writing efforts can be found here.
As a DNS solution provider, Secure64 has authored a secured micro OS, automated the deployment of DNSSEC and built self-protecting DNS servers.
“We are very pleased to welcome Thad to our team as Secure64 continues to execute our aggressive growth plan,” said Steve Goodbarn, co-founder and chairman of Secure64. “Thad’s proven track record with technology start-ups and growing companies is a perfect fit for Secure64 as we accelerate and execute our growth strategy. I also want to thank Joe Gersch for all of his contributions to the company’s success. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”