Security Exec Leaves Microsoft - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
News
News
11/21/2005
04:13 PM
50%
50%

Security Exec Leaves Microsoft

Fourteen-year Microsoft veteran Gordon Mangione says he's taking some time off and looking to get involved in a startup.

Gordon Mangione, a 14-year Microsoft veteran who was most recently corporate vice president in the company's Security Products Group, has left the company.

Reached at home, Mangione confirmed that his last day was a week ago Friday. "I'm taking some time off, looking to get into a startup. There's no rush. I'm going to parent-teacher meetings," he noted.

Mangione, who had been vice president of SQL Server, moved into the high-profile security group in April 2004. There he assumed leadership of security products while Rich Kaplan led marketing. Both reported to Mike Nash, the corporate vice president in charge of the overall Security Business Unit.

Mangione's direct reports will now report into Rebecca Norlander, sources said.

Asked who would be taking his slot, Mangione said that Ted Kummert will handle product-related issues within the group. In October, Kummert who had led the Business Process Integration unit, became corporate vice president of a new Enterprise Access and Security Products (EASP) group.

The security unit was charged with fortifying Microsoft software against attacks both by strengthening its own development efforts and partnering with other vendors and customers to strengthen security overall. Since joining the company in 1991, Mangione had been vice president of the Exchange Team and had worked in the Internet services business and on SNA Server.

Microsoft could not be reached for comment on Mangione's departure.

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
2020 State of DevOps Report
2020 State of DevOps Report
Download this report today to learn more about the key tools and technologies being utilized, and how organizations deal with the cultural and process changes that DevOps brings. The report also examines the barriers organizations face, as well as the rewards from DevOps including faster application delivery, higher quality products, and quicker recovery from errors in production.
News
How COVID is Changing Technology Futures
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  7/23/2020
Slideshows
10 Ways AI Is Transforming Enterprise Software
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  7/13/2020
Commentary
IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer,  6/30/2020
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
Special Report: Why Performance Testing is Crucial Today
This special report will help enterprises determine what they should expect from performance testing solutions and how to put them to work most efficiently. Get it today!
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll