HOLMDEL, N.J., April 11, 2017 — Vonage (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of cloud communications for business, has appointed Johan Hybinette as the Company’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Mr. Hybinette will oversee Vonage’s information and cyber security management programs to meet the growth expectations of the Company, particularly as Vonage continues to focus on providing business communications services to enterprise companies.
With more than 20 years of experience in information security, Mr. Hybinette brings to Vonage deep knowledge of the cloud communications industry and information security in the cloud. Most recently, he served as CISO at Hosting.com, a major international managed cloud provider, where he managed the company’s vast portfolio of compliance certifications and led the organization’s risk and compliance transformation to improve overall efficiency and communications.
“As our focus on the enterprise segment continues to grow, Johan will be integral to Vonage’s ability to efficiently and securely serve our customers,” said Vonage CEO Alan Masarek. “I am excited to welcome Johan to the Vonage team and know that he will make a positive impact on our business as we continue on our path to being the clear leader in cloud communications for business.”
Prior to Hosting.com, Mr. Hybinette held both Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Technology Officer roles at Schryver Medical, Inc., where he built a fully HIPAA compliant IT and security environment from the ground up, with an IT infrastructure designed to be a fully redundant 24/7 operation. He has also served in various security and technology leadership roles in the healthcare, data and information security services industries, where a profound understanding of and ability to navigate compliance and regulatory standards are essential.
Mr. Masarek continued, “As Vonage continues its global expansion, the need for Johan’s experience in global markets, from a security leadership perspective and his knowledge of foreign compliance and regulatory issues, will reinforce the continued development of our information security roadmap and protection of company and customer assets and data.”
“Joining Vonage at a time when the Company is experiencing such tremendous and positive growth in the cloud communications space is very exciting,” said Mr. Hybinette. “I look forward to being a part of the Company’s continued evolution and focus on transforming the way businesses communicate and operate through cloud communications.”
A graduate of Georgia Tech University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Hybinette also holds numerous professional Information Security certifications.
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