Ann Johnson, Senior Software Executive, Takes Helm at Spatial IT Leader and National Security Expert Reginald Hyde Joins Board
New York, NY, Sep 24, 2014 — Continuing the expansion of its Spatial IT software business, Boundless recently named enterprise software veteran Ann Johnson as Chief Executive Officer and is pleased to announce Reginald Hyde, Executive Director of the University of Alabama Cyber Institute and Senior Advisor at The Chertoff Group, as the company’s newest board member.
“Boundless is widely respected for its innovation in developing tools that allow for the integration of spatial data into enterprise applications, and the Boundless Spatial IT solutions are poised for widespread global adoption,” commented Ann Johnson. “There is tremendous potential market opportunity for Boundless to become the default standard in Spatial IT.”
Ms. Johnson recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer of cloud security and compliance firm Qualys, Inc. and previously was a senior executive at RSA. She has been a well-known IT industry leader for over 25 years and is a frequent speaker on topics such as online fraud, information security, mobile security, privacy and compliance.
Reginald Hyde has decades of national security and intelligence experience, who in addition to having worked as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security (DUSDI), served in a number of senior executive posts at CIA, and helped stand up In-Q-Tel (IQT), the strategic venture arm of the Intelligence Community. At In-Q-Tel, he focused primarily on cyber security technology as well as big data and advanced analytics. a
“Boundless has grown rapidly is leading the industry in a shift toward Spatial IT,” said Moe Kermani, a Boundless board member and partner at VanEdge Capital. “Ann’s expertise in leveraging innovative product strategies while growing a strong organization is exactly what we need to accelerate our upward trajectory. Reg’s experience with both government technological needs and operational excellence is also a great addition to our board.”
Boundless develops and supports powerful software for enterprise Spatial IT applications. Designed for bringing spatial information into modern workflows, OpenGeo Suite provides a complete platform for managing data and building maps and applications. The experts at Boundless reduce the cost and time of deploying and managing spatial software with packaging, support, maintenance, professional services, and expert training. Learn more at boundlessgeo.com.