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Mr. Gilles Samoun

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Chairman

Phone: +44 **** ******  HQ Phone
KDS Corporation
Church House 18-20 Church Street
Staines , Surrey TW18 4EP
United Kingdom

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Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Masters , Computer Science
    Paris Jussieu University
  • degree , Physics
    Orsay University
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Web References
Board of Directors | KDS
www.kds.com, 24 Dec 2014 [cached]
Gilles Samoun
Gilles Samoun is the Chairman of the Board. He is a passionate technology entrepreneur and strong advocate for Software as a Service (SaaS) with over 25 years of experience in technology, sales, marketing and international operations.
Most recently Gilles was the CEO of NTR Global a SaaS vendor delivering remote control technology to 15,000 companies worldwide and enabling millions of daily connections. As CEO, he led NTR Global, Solsoft and Mediapaththrough their acquisition. He also founded and grew Qualys [QLYS] as the leader in Vulnerability and Risk Management. Qualys scanners analyze more than 1 billion connected machines per year protecting customers in over 100 countries.
Gilles brings his energy, passion and expertise as an Independent Board Member to technology companies. He has been or is on the Board of Directors of Ciphercloud, Criteo, JoliCloud, CloudWork and KDS.
He graduated from Paris VI University, where he earned a Master in Computer Science specialized in Artificial Intelligence and distributed computing.
Gilles ...
www.ciphercloud.com, 25 May 2014 [cached]
Gilles Samoun
Board Member
Gilles Samoun is the CEO at NTR Global in Barcelona, Spain. Prior to NTR Global, Gilles was Chairman and CEO of Solsoft. Previously, he served at Benchmark Capital as a member of its EIR team. Prior to Benchmark, he was the founder and CEO of Qualys, where he established the company as the leading global online security auditing service provider. Before founding Qualys, Gilles was the CEO of MediaPath Technologies, a LAN caching software company. He also spent five years at Verity, a leading provider of software solutions that power business portals, where he served as General Manager and Vice President for Europe. While at Verity, he successfully managed sales growth and developed the company's European presence. Prior to Verity, Gilles Samoun held various technical leadership and management positions at Artefix and Fininfo.
VeriSign - Press Releases
www.nsol.com, 7 Dec 2000 [cached]
"Through this free new service, VeriSign's Global Site and Global Site Plus customers can see for themselves how easy it is to continually monitor their networks and protect their information assets without having to deploy and maintain costly security auditing software," said Gilles Samoun, CEO and President of Qualys."We are pleased to partner with VeriSign to enable thousands of customers to take advantage of this new online security service, allowing them to immediately visualize and understand their network security vulnerabilities and take rapid corrective action."
Pricing and AvailabilityThe QualysGuard service, bundled with VeriSign's Global Site and Global Site Plus offerings for websites for a free 30-day period, is available now.During the 30-day trial period, customers can access the QualysGuard service to perform five (5) scans, or audits, on a single designated IP address.The five scans can be run at any time during the 30-day period, and can be launched simply by logging into a secure website and entering their login name and password.
QUALYS | News | PR
www.tbag.net, 5 Dec 2000 [cached]
But securing an enterprise's network requires that a CIO has a global and complete view of his or her company's network and test for the latest vulnerabilities exploited by those outside the company," said Gilles Samoun, Chairman and CEO of Qualys.Qualys ' approach goes far beyond sporadic vulnerability checks, and sets a new standard for vigilance over network perimeters.By empowering clients to get unlimited network 'check-ups' for vulnerabilities and draw from a daily updated database of known threats to perimeter security, QualysGuard changes the way network security is implemented and used proactively to protect valuable corporate assets."
QualysGuard , the company's flagship service, is a security auditing service that continuously detects network vulnerabilities, assesses the severity of each, and provides alerts to IT managers in a summarized graphical report.QualysGuard's components include QualysMap , which graphically maps all network elements that can be "seen" from the Internet -- gateways, routers, operating systems, intranets and devices -- and QualysScan , which performs minimally invasive scans for security vulnerabilities.
Bessemer Venture Partners - News & Events
www.bessemervp.com, 24 April 2000 [cached]
Qualys is headquartered in Silicon Valley and is led by a team of veteran professionals from the network security, software and Internet industries, including co-founders Gilles Samoun, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Philippe Langlois, Chief Technology Officer.
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Mr. Samoun was most recently CEO of MediaPath Technologies and Vice President and General Manager of European Operations at Verity.
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Qualys also announced that Mr. Cowan of Bessemer Venture Partners and Philippe Courtot, CEO and Chairman of Signio, Inc., which was recently acquired by VeriSign, have joined Mr. Samoun on the Qualys Board of Directors.
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