MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZingBox, a leader in Internet of Things (IoT) security, today announced Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer May Wang is the recipient of a 2017 “Silicon Valley Business Journal Women of Influence Award.” The annual recognition spotlights the 100 most influential women in Silicon Valley from the public, private and nonprofit sectors. A special awards ceremony will be held on May 18, 2017 to celebrate this year’s winners.
Dr. Wang has deep ties to Silicon Valley: Prior to ZingBox, she spent 14 years at Cisco’s CTO office where she served as principal architect and head of Asia Pac Research. Her contributions include developing security algorithms currently used in Cisco network switches and leading the Internet of Things innovation. An advisor, an investor and a venture capitalist, Dr. Wang is a graduate from Stanford University where she received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and is also the author of the book “Women Executives in Silicon Valley."
“It is an honor to be recognized as a woman of influence–especially here in Silicon Valley where we are surrounded by some of the brightest and most innovative minds anywhere,” said May Wang, co-founder & CTO, ZingBox. “I am proud to stand alongside the other winners as testament to the contributions women are making to build a brighter future for tomorrow.”
In addition to the Women of Influence awards ceremony on May 18, 2017, Dr. Wang will be profiled in a Silicon Valley Business Journal special report.
ZingBox is the industry’s first and only IoT security solution provider to leverage the individual personalities of IoT devices to provide accurate visibility and protection of an organization’s IoT assets. IoT Guardian, ZingBox’s SaaS-based security solution, leverages machine learning to discover, assess risk, baseline normal behavior, detect anomalous activities, and provide real-time remediation across an organization’s entire IoT footprint. The patent-pending solution proactively protects organizations from both insider threats as well as external cyber-attacks across a wide range of verticals including healthcare, manufacturing, education, and technology.
For more information on ZingBox, please visit www.zingbox.com.
Enabling the Internet of Trusted Things, ZingBox provides hospitals, companies and manufacturing facilities with Internet of Things (IoT) security software that helps ensure service delivery. ZingBox’s new approach is based on Deep Learning and enforcement of trusted behavior. Founded by Silicon Valley veterans with expertise in cybersecurity, IoT, Deep Learning, and networking, ZingBox was selected by the Stanford StartX program, and was recently named one of NetworkWorld’s hottest security startups. For more information, visit www.zingbox.com.