AUSTIN, Texas – November 2, 2017 – NSS Labs, Inc., a global leader and trusted source for independent, fact-based cybersecurity guidance, today announced that Emeka Obianwu has joined the company as Vice President of Vendor Ecosystem. In this capacity, Emeka will focus on fostering strategic relationships across the community of security product vendors for security testing, research, and advisory services.

“Emeka brings a strong track record of success in forging strategic industry relationships to accelerate growth for leading cybersecurity and enterprise software companies,” said Vikram Phatak, CEO of NSS Labs. “His expertise in building industry ecosystems around market-leading solutions will be invaluable to our initiatives to capture new market opportunities and advance transparency and accountability in the cybersecurity industry.”

Emeka has more than 20 years of experience in corporate development, alliances and sales for the enterprise software market. Most recently, Emeka served as Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales at Ping Identity, a role he assumed after the company’s acquisition of UnboundID. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Channels and Alliances at UnboundID, where he was responsible for leading partner, channel, and related market expansion initiatives.

“NSS Labs has made impressive progress capitalizing on its brand reputation, expertise in security product testing, and innovative CAWS continuous security validation platform,” said Emeka Obianwu, Vice President of Vendor Ecosystem at NSS Labs. “As we continue to invest in software and advisory services to help enterprises achieve a more proactive cybersecurity posture, our relationships with security product vendors will become even more critical. I look forward to collaborating with the vendor community to deliver on the promise of helping enterprises continuously validate the efficacy of their security controls.”