Edgewood Networks announced today the appointment of former Secretary Michael Chertoff, Chairman of The Chertoff Group to the Board of Directors.
“We are excited to have Secretary Chertoff joining the Board of Directors. He brings vast strategic experience in cybersecurity” said Vishal Verma, CEO of Edgewood “and the understanding of sovereign government’s cyber requirements”
“As India is transforming to be a global economic powerhouse, the country has to be cognizant of developing it’s cyber capabilities and cyber assets.” said Secretary Chertoff “Edgewood is well positioned with our cybersecurity capabilities to help India secure the Digital Revolution with PM Modi’s vision of Digital India and Make in India”
Secretary Chertoff was the Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2005 to 2009, Michael Chertoff led the country in blocking would-be terrorists from crossing our borders or mimplementing their plans if they were already in the country. He also transformed FEMA into an effective organization following Hurricane Katrina. His greatest successes have earned few headlines because the important news is what didn’t happen.
He serves on the board of directors of several security companies, including as the Chairman of BAE Systems, and is a frequent speaker on security and business strategy issues. Mr. Chertoff is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College (1975) and Harvard Law School (1978).