Tom Savini named Chief Financial Officer of AirDefense

AirDefense announced the appointment of Tom Savini as chief financial officer. AirDefense, the innovator and market leader in anywhere, anytime wireless security, provides a complete suite of solutions that secure wireless networks and protect the extended mobile enterprise against all threats and attacks. Savini joins AirDefense with more than 20 years of banking, financial and operational management experience.

“Tom’s experience providing corporate finance solutions for emerging technology companies and executive leadership qualities makes him a significant addition to our management team,” said Mike Potts, president and CEO of AirDefense. “2006 was a record year for customer deployments and revenue growth and we are delighted to have Tom joining AirDefense.”

“AirDefense has established itself as the leader in a dynamic and growing market space,” said Savini. “Through superior technology and a talented workforce the company has deployed its solutions across many industries throughout the world. I’m pleased to be joining AirDefense at this exciting time, and look forward to helping further our position as the global leader in wireless security.”

Prior to joining AirDefense, Savini served as vice president of finance at Movaz Networks, Inc. a telecommunications infrastructure provider. He oversaw the growth of Movaz from its inception to its successful sale in August 2006 to ADVA Optical Networking. Previously, he held senior banking positions at Silicon Valley Bank, Sumitomo Bank and Bank of America, providing corporate and investment banking services to start-up, small cap and middle market clients, including several emerging technology clients.

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