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Brightmail Appoints Ken Denman To Board Of Directors

  • 12 May, 2004 11:07

Communications Software Veteran Brings Wireless Expertise to Anti-Spam Leader</p>
<p>San Francisco, CALIF. – May 12, 2004 – Brightmail, the global leader in anti-spam technology, today announced the appointment of Ken Denman to its Board of Directors. Denman is president and chief executive officer of iPass Inc. (Nasdaq: IPAS), a leading provider of services and software that allow an enterprise's mobile workers to connect easily and securely to their corporate networks.</p>
<p>Denman brings more than twenty years of IT and communications industry expertise to Brightmail’s Board of Directors, with experience in both domestic and global markets. At iPass Ken has guided the company in leveraging the explosion in new broadband and wireless access technologies to make them real and globally available to any enterprise or service provider.  Under his leadership, the company has remade itself from a privately-held aggregator of dial-up remote access networks, into a public company that provides a broad array of access technologies that can be trusted to meet the needs of large enterprise customers with thousands of traveling and telecommuting employees all which require secure access to their corporate networks, mission critical applications, email and the Internet.</p>
<p>"Appointing Ken to Brightmail’s Board of Directors introduces critical expertise in the wireless and broadband communications industry that will be an invaluable resource to Brightmail as it moves forward," said Enrique Salem, president and CEO of Brightmail. "With two decades of experience in the communications markets, Ken is the perfect complement to our current group of Directors. His counsel will be crucial as Brightmail continues to lead in protection against spam and other threats to email security."</p>
<p>Prior to joining iPass, Ken was the founder, president and CEO of AuraServ Communications, a managed service provider of broadband voice and data applications.  He has a strong background in the wireless industry, having held executive positions in the wireless and broadband divisions of MediaOne and US WEST.  Ken was senior vice president of the National Markets Group at MediaOne’s Domestic Broadband Unit before founding AuraServ.  Prior to that, he was chief operating officer - wireless, with board representation and P&amp;L responsibility for the portfolio of international GSM Joint Ventures companies of MediaOne International, headquartered in London.</p>
<p>Ken holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Central Washington University and a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Washington.</p>
<p>About Brightmail
Brightmail, the global anti-spam market leader delivers technology that makes messaging environments secure and manageable. PC Magazine’s EDITORS CHOICE for best enterprise anti-spam software, Brightmail Anti-Spam protects the email networks of businesses, government agencies, and service providers, blocking unsolicited bulk email, or “spam”, while assuring that legitimate mail is reliably delivered. Brightmail protects over 1,800 enterprises globally, including Avaya, eBay, Bechtel, Booz Allen Hamilton, Cisco, Cypress Semiconductors, Deutsche Bank, Eastman, Lucent Technologies, Macromedia, Microsoft, Motorola, SAS and Terra Lycos. Brightmail also provides spam protection for the leading Internet service providers, including AT&amp;T WorldNet, Cox Communications, EarthLink, MSN, TelstraClear, Xtra and Verizon Online. Brightmail now protects approximately 300 million mailboxes worldwide. For more information, visit</p>
<p>Note: iPass® is a registered trademark of iPass Inc. Brightmail® is a U.S. registered trademark. Brightmail Anti-Spam, Probe Network and the BLOC are trademarks of Brightmail Incorporated. All other names and brands are the property of their respective holders.</p>
<p>Local contact:
Jacquii Donovan, Marketing Director, Asia Pacific, Brightmail
(61 2) 8875 7772,</p>
<p>Fiona Martin, Account Director, Max Australia
(61 2) 9954 3492,</p>

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