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KEYW Appoints Bruce Potter Chief Technology Officer

HANOVER, Md., July 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The KEYW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) announced today it has named Bruce Potter as Chief Technology Officer. Bruce was a co-founder of Ponte Technologies, LLC (PonteTec) and joined KEYW in March 2015 when KEYW completed the acquisition of PonteTec. His responsibilities will include facilitating internal capability development and exchange; serving as the external face of KEYW’s technology capabilities through speaking engagements, technical whitepapers, and research proposals; and overseeing KEYW’s internal and external research activities.

“Bruce is the type of creative thinker and innovator we are excited to have working here at KEYW,” commented Mark Willard, Interim CEO of KEYW. “His diverse technical skills and established reputation will play a critical role in expanding KEYW’s brand into new markets and will enable growth in both government and commercial sectors.”

“I’m excited about taking on this role at KEYW,” said Bruce Potter, CTO of KEYW. “KEYW has an amazing diversity and depth of service offerings. I look forward to helping expand our technical impact within our client base and the industry at large.”

Bruce Potter was a founder and the CTO of Ponte Technologies for nearly 7 years. Bruce has over 20 years of experience focused on tackling high-end information security research and engineering problems. During his career, Bruce has demonstrated excellent leadership abilities while achieving a detailed understanding of technologies and capabilities that correspond with many of KEYW’s areas of expertise, such as cyber security risk analysis, telecommunications security, system and network engineering, computer and information security, advanced software analysis techniques, wireless security, and IT operations best practices.

Bruce is also the founder of The Shmoo Group, a non-profit think tank comprising security, privacy, and crypto professionals who donate time to information security research and development. Bruce helps organize ShmooCon, an annual computer security conference in Washington, DC. The most recent conference had over 2,000 attendees from a broad cross section of the security community and included presentations by industry professionals on a variety of contemporary security issues. 

Bruce has authored many publications and has delivered numerous presentations at various security and network conferences and private events including DefCon, BlackHat USA, ShmooCon, the United States Military Academy, Johns Hopkins University, and the Library of Congress.

About KeyW
KeyW is an innovative national security solutions provider to the Intelligence, Cyber, and Counterterrorism communities. KeyW’s advanced technologies in cyber; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and analytics span the full spectrum of customer missions and enhanced capabilities. The company’s highly skilled workforce solves complex customer challenges such as preventing cyber threats, transforming data to actionable intelligence, and building and deploying sensor packages into any domain. For more information, please visit and follow KeyW on Twitter @KeyWCorp.

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