Maxim Frolov, Vice President of Global Sales at Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab: Four skills CISOs should develop to succeed in 2019

As cyber-risks became a business issue, the role of the CISO in an organization has changed. The modern CISO is not just a head of department, responsible for implementation and management of security controls – like ensuring every workstation has the latest version of endpoint security, or making sure critical ports are not exposed to the internet. #KasperskyLab

Sean Chu, Chief Strategy Officer, Appier

Appier Appoints Sean Chu as Chief Strategy Officer

Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced today the appointment of Microsoft veteran Sean Chu as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Chu will help drive the company’s growth as it moves to create new AI platforms to help enterprises solve their business challenges. Based in Tokyo, Chu will also lead Appier’s operations in Japan and Korea.

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Appier Announces Series C Investment Round

Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced that it has secured Series C investment of USD$33 million from SoftBank Group Corp., LINE Corporation, NAVER Corporation, Singapore-based EDBI and Hong Kong-based AMTD Group. This brings the total amount of investment in the company to over USD$82 million.