Art Coviello, RSA Security

Art Coviello, president and CEO, has been with RSA Security since 1995 and has more than 20 years of strategic, operating and financial management experience in high technology companies. Since joining RSA Security, he has been a driving force in the rapid growth of the company, helping increase revenues from $25 million in 1995 to more than $232 million in 2002. As president and CEO, Coviello is responsible for the operations and strategic growth of the company, directing the company's vision, acquisitions, strategic planning and investments.

By enabling organizations to ensure the authenticity of people, devices and transactions in wired and wireless environments, Coviello has established RSA Security as the de facto standard in the marketplace through its two-factor authentication, authorization, encryption and public key management systems. It is RSA Security's strategy to lead in all of its target market segments. Within the past two years, Coviello has orchestrated the successful acquisitions of Xcert International, 3G International, TransIndigo, and Securant Technologies to strengthen its position as the most trusted name in e-security. Before joining RSA Security, Coviello served as chief operating officer for CrossComm Corporation, an internetworking company. He has also held various finance and management positions in graphics software and semiconductor equipment companies and has been directly involved in numerous public offerings, raising hundreds of millions of dollars in capital. In addition, he has served on numerous outside boards of directors, including NetScout Systems, an emerging high technology company. He began his career at Deloitte & Touche as a CPA. Coviello graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts.

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