Mary Gardner. (F5 Photo)
Seattle-based security technology company F5 Networks hired Mary Gardner, a veteran information security executive, to be its new chief information security officer. F5 said in a press release that Gardner’s role at the company will be to help secure F5’s own internal systems.
Gardner has a wealth of experience in information security. Most recently, she was the chief information security officer at Seattle Children’s. She’s also held various roles in information security at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Port of Seattle, JPMorgan Chase, and Washington Mutual.
“Mary’s impressive career to date and knowledge of application security are a testament to the skills, aptitude, and authority she brings to the table,” F5 CIO and SVP of information technology Tony Bozzuti said in a press release. “Her perspective will be a valuable asset as F5 expands its security and technology efforts to better support today’s multi-cloud environments and modern enterprises’ digital transformation efforts.”
F5 has been in the middle of a turnaround in the past few months. In January, the company added four new executives. And in April, quarterly earnings were up and beat expectations after F5 told analysts that it was shifting its business focus from …read more