|September 14, 2006
New Appointment to Finjan’s Board of Directors
|San Jose, CA, USA – September 14, 2006
Finjan Inc., the global provider of best-of-breed proactive web security solutions for businesses and organizations, today announced the appointment of Dr. Eric Benhamou to the company’s Board of Directors, followed by a minority investment in the company through Benhamou Global Ventures.
“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Eric Benhamou to Finjan’s Board of Directors,” stated Asher Polani, President and CEO of Finjan. “Eric’s entrepreneurial background, together with his impressive executive management record at high-profile technology companies, brings invaluable experience and perspective to our board. Eric will be a tremendous asset to our company as we continue to build upon the business success and growth we have enjoyed over the past year.”
“Finjan is a recognized technological leader in the web security space and has a proven record of success. I look forward to working with the company through its next phases of growth,” said Dr. Benhamou.
Dr. Eric Benhamou is chairman and CEO of Benhamou Global Ventures, which invests and plays an active role in innovative high tech firms throughout the world. Dr. Benhamou is also the chairman of the board of directors of 3Com Corporation and Palm, Inc. He served as chief executive officer of Palm from October 2001 until October 2003. Dr. Benhamou served as chief executive officer of 3Com Corporation from September 1990 until December 31, 2000. In 1981, Dr. Benhamou co-founded Bridge Communications, an early networking pioneer, and was vice president of engineering until its merger with 3Com in 1987. In addition, he serves on the boards of the INSEAD School of Business, the Stanford University School of Engineering and Ben Gurion University of the Negev.
About Benhamou Global Ventures
Benhamou Global Ventures was founded in 2003 by Eric Benhamou to assist other entrepreneurs in building or running a new generation of high technology companies. Benhamou Global Ventures invests and plays an active role in innovative high tech firms throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.benhamouglobalventures.com.
Finjan is a global provider of best-of-breed web security solutions for businesses and organizations. Our proactive, appliance-based solutions deliver the most effective shield against web-borne threats, freeing enterprises to harness the web for maximum commercial results. Finjan’s web security solutions utilize patented behavior-based technology to proactively repel all types of threats arriving via the web, such as Spyware, Phishing, Trojans and other malicious code, securing businesses against unknown and emerging threats, as well as known malware. Finjan's security solutions have received industry awards and recognition from leading analyst houses and publications including IDC, Butler Group, SC Magazine, CRN, PCPro, ITWeek, and Information Security. With Finjan’s award-winning and widely used solutions, businesses can focus on implementing web strategies to realize their full organizational and commercial potential. For more information about Finjan, please visit: www.finjan.com.
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