BELLEVUE, Wash. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Atigeo™, a compassionate technology company, today announced two distinguished technology industry veterans joined its executive team. Ellen McDermott, formerly of Microsoft and JPMorgan Chase, joins Atigeo as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Scott Mahan, formerly of BSQUARE, joins as Chief Financial Officer.
“Atigeo is poised for substantial growth as we pioneer winning solutions in big data analytics for healthcare, government, and financial services and Ellen and Scott are prime talent to take our team to the next level,” said Atigeo’s CEO, Michael Sandoval. “Ellen has top-tier global operational experience and security expertise and Scott has a highly successful track record of building companies from early-stage to international market leaders.”
McDermott offers more than 25 years of security experience designing, developing and operating security components and integrated solutions for distributed computing systems and devices. She was also formerly the CISO at JPMorgan Chase, where McDermott built and led a security team through the JPMorgan and Chase merger as well as the rebuild after the devastation of 9/11. Later McDermott joined Microsoft, where she led a companywide audit feature effort to enable Microsoft products to meet compliance rules and regulations, as well as laying the foundation to combat zero day attacks.
“Atigeo’s energy, intellectual capacity and property drew me to this opportunity. The ability to connect and analyze data through a variety of lenses challenges all of us to redefine security and privacy,” said McDermott. “As CISO at Atigeo, I’m excited to move the company forward with regard to today’s expectations in security and privacy, as well as help shape the next generation of security and privacy best practices and solutions in the world of big data.”
Mahan is a seasoned finance and operations executive with a background in software and public accounting, working with both public and private companies. He has considerable business transaction experience including capital raising, M&A and deal structuring. Most recently Mahan served as SVP Operations and CFO at BSQUARE, a leading enabler of smart, connected systems. Prior to that, Mahan also held roles at Xylo, Qpass, Sequel Technology, Spry, Paccar and Ernst & Young.
“The next evolution of data analytics solutions is arguably the most exciting and largest market opportunity that any of us will see for some time to come,” said Mahan. “I’m pleased to join Atigeo’s incredible management team and drive the company to grow rapidly as we sell big data analytics solutions.”
Atigeo is a compassionate technology company for a wiser planet. Its Enterprise-grade big data analytics platform, xPatterns, operates in the cloud or on premises to lower any company’s time and cost barrier for extracting knowledge from all available data. For more information, please visit www.atigeo.com or find us on Twitter or LinkedIn.