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New Relic CIO Yvonne Wassenaar Joins Bitium Board Of Directors

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Bitium, a cloud-based identity platform provider, announced today the addition of Yvonne Wassenaar, Chief Information Officer at New Relic, to its board of directors, effective immediately.

“Having Yvonne join our board is a huge coup for Bitium, strengthening the talent and expertise we have at our disposal,” said Scott Kriz, CEO and Co-Founder of Bitium. “The industry is at a critical tipping point as the proliferation of cloud applications solidifies the cloud-forward movement and Yvonne will be an invaluable resource as we scale our business and continue improving the most flexible, secure and easy-to-use solution available to enterprise customers.”

As a board member, Yvonne brings her vast expertise working with fast growing companies as well as leveraging data and technology to drive competitive advantage. This complements Bitium’s focus on scaling the business and delivering enterprise companies the best identity platform in the industry. In addition, Yvonne’s ability to connect dots across a company or market, and to craft innovative answers to hard problems is something that Bitium will benefit from greatly.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Bitium’s board of directors,” said Wassenaar. “Their approach to identity and access management aligns with the increasing reality that employees, not CIOs, decide what technologies they use at work. Bitium enables companies of all sizes and industries to embrace this new cloud-enabled world and use it as a competitive differentiator, increasing productivity across the business while also protecting the company, its employees, partners and customers.”

Prior to joining New Relic, Yvonne served as the Vice President to the Office of the CXO at VMware. She spent 17 years at Accenture where she held leadership roles in the communications, high tech, strategy and customer relationship management operating groups. Yvonne serves on the board of The Athena Alliance as well as the board of trustees for Harvey Mudd College. She received her bachelor’s degree in economics, with a specialization in computing and her MBA in strategy and operations from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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