Tripwire Names Aaron Lerner as Vice President of Engineering

Portland, OR - Feb 19, 2009 - Tripwire, Inc.®, the leading provider of configuration control and change auditing solutions, today announced that Aaron (Rony) Lerner has joined Tripwire as vice president of engineering. Bringing over 16 years of product development and management experience to Tripwire’s recognized team of industry experts, Aaron will be responsible for growing and extending the company’s market leading software products across a wide range of industries to help customers meet compliance regulations, improve security and drive IT efficiency.


"Rony brings a wealth of experience in developing new software products in competitive markets, and managing large, diverse teams across the globe," said Dan Schoenbaum, COO of Products for Tripwire. "His extensive background in research and development, and ability to improve operations within an organization, make him an ideal fit for Tripwire’s engineering focus, now and in the future."

"Joining Tripwire at a time when it is setting revenue, bookings and customer loyalty records is an unbelievable opportunity," said Lerner. "I am eager to help take Tripwire to the next level of growth by bringing my deep engineering experience to bear in developing a sustained strategy for product development that meets customer needs and expectations."

Prior to joining Tripwire, Rony was vice president of research and development for the Database Management Business Unit of Quest Software Inc, where he led the development and release of more than 40 products, with 250 engineers distributed in 20 locations across four continents. Rony earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. Rony also served eight years in the Israeli Air Force, where he received intensive technical and officer’s leadership training. He retired with the rank of major.