PALO ALTO, Calif. (PRWEB) October 26, 2020
FirstBoard.io(TM), a community of female board-ready operating executives, today announced Rhonda White’s placement as an independent director on the Accellion Board, selected from the inaugural FirstBoard.io cohort that launched earlier this year.
“FirstBoard.io and Founder Rita Scroggin offered a streamlined, efficient, and highly effective partnership for identifying curated and qualified candidates in our search for an independent board director,” said Accellion Chairman and CEO, Jonathan Yaron. “We are pleased to welcome Rhonda as a new director and especially value her track record as an executive and CMO in marketing, category development, and GTM skills as salient additions to our board as we expand our enterprise content firewall into new categories, buyers, and channels.”
“With Accellion’s expansion into the security category and Jonathan’s interest in adding additional skills to the board, I am delighted to join the Accellion Board to support their expansion goals,” said Rhonda White. “I appreciate being a founding member of FirstBoard.io and its mission that led me to connect with this opportunity at Accellion.”
“Congratulations to FirstBoard.io member Rhonda White for her well-deserved appointment to Accellion’s Board,” said Founder Rita Scroggin. “Our mission is to connect accomplished female operating executives to technology Board opportunities through a streamlined curated process and ultimately increase the representation of women and diversity on boards. I believe that diversifying company boards and leadership teams will be one of the biggest transformative energies to make the world a more equal and just place.”
About Rhonda White
Rhonda White is a 30-year marketer and CMO, a board advisor and director, and business executive. Rhonda has C-level experience working with Fortune 500 and privately held companies including Air Protein, Centrify, HP, McAfee, MobileIron, Peoplesoft, Porter Novelli (An Omnicom company,) Qualcomm and Symantec. She has expertise in Cybersecurity, GTM and category growth strategies, digital transformation, marketing tech and food tech. White is a member of FirstBoard.io and Executive Women’s Forum for Women in Information Security and IT. Among recognitions, she was recognized as Marketing Program of the Year in 2018 by Sirius Decisions and by TOPO for Marketing Excellence. She was recognized as a “Women of Influence 2017” by the SJBJ and Forbes recognized her work at Symantec as #19 out of 500 on creating a “Turn around Brand.”
The Accellion enterprise content firewall prevents data breaches and compliance violations from sensitive third party communications. With Accellion, CIOs and CISOs gain complete visibility, compliance and control over IP, PII, PHI, and other sensitive content across all third-party communication channels, providing secure email, secure file sharing, secure mobile file sharing, enterprise app and Microsoft Office plugins, secure web forms, secure file transfer like SFTP, and enterprise workflow automation. Accellion has protected more than 25 million end users at more than 3,000 global corporations and government agencies, including NYC Health + Hospitals; KPMG; Kaiser Permanente; Latham & Watkins; National Park Service; Umpqua Bank; Tyler Technologies; and the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST). For more information please visit http://www.accellion.com or call (650) 485-4300.
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Our mission is to connect accomplished female operating executives to technology Board opportunities through a streamlined curated process and ultimately increase the representation of women and diversity on tech company Boards. For Founders, CEOs, Venture Capitalist or Private Equity partners who are considering expanding operating expertise and diversity to their boards, FirstBoard.io offers an efficient and high value option to select from curated candidates. For more information visit: https://www.firstboard.io.
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