Prolexic's Scott Hammack Named CEO of the Year by Camden Partners
November 21, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsProlexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, announced today that Prolexic's Chief Executive Officer, Scott Hammack, was honored as 2013 CEO of the Year by Camden Partners, a private equity firm and Prolexic investor.
Hammack is the seventh chief executive officer to receive the CEO of the Year award, which Camden Partners established in 2007 to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of CEOs at companies within the Camden investment management portfolio. As the 2013 recipient, Hammack was recognized for his success in best executing Camden's investment thesis and growth strategy through his leadership over the past 12-18 months at Prolexic.
"All of our partners were in agreement that Scott Hammack has assembled a great team at Prolexic and has led the company in revolutionizing the future of cyber security," said Jason R. Tagler, managing member, Camden Partners. "We were impressed by Scott's strong leadership, especially as Prolexic attained organic growth on top of the successful execution of its growth strategy over the past 12 months. Camden Partners is pleased to add Scott Hammack's name to our roster of whom we consider to be the nation's most successful and innovative chief executives."
Scott Hammack joined Prolexic in 2011 and brings a wealth of experience managing and growing start-up and publicly held companies. Most recently he was CEO of e-dmz, which was acquired by Quest Software in 2011. Previously, he has served as CEO of Cyberguard Corporation, which was acquired by Secure Computing in 2005, and CEO of MasterChart, Inc., which was purchased by Allscripts in 2001. He is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in biomedical engineering.
"I am honored and humbled to be chosen," said Scott Hammack, CEO at Prolexic. "While my name is on the award, it reflects the incredible dedication and hard work of the entire senior management team and all our employees."
About Camden Partners
Camden Partners, founded in 1995, operates private equity funds that provide growth capital to emerging companies in the technology-enabled Business Services, Healthcare and Education sectors. For more information, please go to: www.camdenpartners.com
Prolexic is the world's largest, most trusted Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation provider. Able to absorb the largest and most complex attacks ever launched, Prolexic restores mission-critical Internet-facing infrastructures for global enterprises and government agencies within minutes. Ten of the world's largest banks and the leading companies in e-Commerce, SaaS, payment processing, travel/hospitality, gaming, energy and other at-risk industries rely on Prolexic to protect their businesses. Founded in 2003 as the world's first in-the-cloud DDoS mitigation platform, Prolexic is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida, and has scrubbing centers located in the Americas, Europe and Asia. To learn more about how Prolexic can stop DDoS attacks and protect your business, please visit www.prolexic.com, follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, and @Prolexic on Twitter.