RedSeal Expands Core Management with Industry Veterans Leslie Canning and Roberta Gray

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — November 11, 2014 — RedSeal (, the end-to-end provider of network visibility and intelligence to evaluate and strengthen network defenses, today announced that building on current market momentum, it is expanding the senior management team with two key appointees. Leslie Canning has been named Executive Vice President for Worldwide Sales, and Roberta Gray has been appointed Vice President of Product Marketing.

“Great companies are built by great teams, and the addition of Leslie and Roberta gets us a long way toward building a dream team,” said Ray Rothrock, chairman and CEO of RedSeal. “We all know how vital the security function is—every day there’s another headline about another cyber-attack. It’s our goal at RedSeal to empower enterprises and governments to defend themselves more forcefully, and the better our team is, the more successful we will be in that very important undertaking.”

Leslie Canning has extensive experience in global technology sales. Over the course of her career, she has held executive roles at market leaders such as Cisco and Intellectual Ventures. In the process, she has served in a variety of senior sales leadership roles in a wide variety of international locations, including Japan, UK, Indonesia and Malaysia. During her 12-year tenure at Cisco, she gained considerable experience in managing sales leadership and global account teams addressing Cisco’s top 29 global enterprise customers.

“Information and network security is unquestionably a global issue, and the perspective is enhanced when analyzed globally,” Ms. Canning stressed. “I believe my experience in very diverse environments gives me the background needed to help large organizations with geographically dispersed workforces identify core security vulnerabilities and implement the right solutions. I’ve always believed in an inclusive, customer-centric approach, and working with the team at RedSeal, I’m excited to do my part to expand the company’s market presence.”

Roberta Gray also brings gilt-edged credentials to her role at RedSeal. Her career includes six years at Sun Microsystems, where she drove Sun’s dominance of the electronic design market during Sun’s technical workstation phase. At Santa Cruz Operation, she managed the portfolio of 3,000 independent hardware and software vendors. She previously served in executive management at Intrepid Systems (later acquired by PeopleSoft), Latitude Communications (which was acquired by Cisco) and in software engineering leadership roles at several startups.

“My career has taken me from multinational conglomerates to fledgling startups—I look for operating environments that have the best of both those worlds, and that’s what led me to RedSeal,” Ms. Gray noted. “I like working with companies that focus on solving problems related to complex network infrastructures, and RedSeal’s offerings offer unique solutions to exactly these challenges. This is an innovative company in a critical market, and I’m thrilled to become part of this dynamic team.”

RedSeal specializes in providing network transparency that offers a unique view of network security and enhances trust in the network infrastructure. The technology serves top government agencies and the some of the world’s largest corporations with actionable intelligence that helps evaluate and strengthen network defenses.

About RedSeal (
RedSeal provides a cybersecurity analytics platform to Global 2000 organizations that helps maximize digital resilience against cyber events. RedSeal’s advanced analytics engine creates functioning network modelstests networks to identify security risks, prioritizes needed actions, and provides critical information to quickly remediate issues. The result: measurable reduced cybersecurity risk and lower incident response and maintenance costs. With operations in North America, Europe, and Asia, RedSeal customers include leaders in finance, retail, technology, utilities, service providers, and government, all served by RedSeal’s channel partner network.

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