Tripwire CFO Wins Portland Business Journal CFO of the Year Award

PORTLAND, Ore. — June 1, 2015 — Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, today announced that Kelly Lang, the company’s chief financial officer, was named CFO of the Year for 2015 in the large company category by the Portland Business Journal. Winners were announced during an awards presentation on May 14, 2015, at Sentinel hotel in Portland, Oregon.

“The Portland business community has acknowledged Kelly’s exemplary role as a successful corporate financial steward with this award,” said Jim Johnson, president and CEO at Tripwire. “Under Kelly’s leadership our organization has achieved new levels of operational maturity, growth and financial stability. These phenomenal business results make it possible for us to continue investing in and delivering industry-leading cybersecurity solutions that solve our customers’ complex security and compliance challenges.”

Lang has held the post of CFO at Tripwire since 2010 and has focused on increasing operational execution through discipline, rigor and process. Under Lang’s leadership, Tripwire has generated excellent cash flow and operating margins and has demonstrated levels of profitability well above industry peers. This financial and operational discipline has made it possible for Tripwire to continue to invest in and deliver the solutions that protect over a million critical servers and endpoints for more than 9,000 customers across 91 countries. Tripwire solutions protect many of the largest, most sensitive networks in the world, including nine of the top 10 utilities in the U.S., eight out of the top 10 global retailers and seven of the top 10 global telecommunications firms.

Lang is a CPA, and worked in a variety of senior finance roles before joining Tripwire. Previously, he was the executive vice president, finance, and chief financial officer of Merix Corporation, a post he held for nearly five years.

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