Black Duck Software Names Experienced Executive Bob Canaway Chief Marketing Officer

Burlington, MA (August 18, 2015) Black Duck Software, a global leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software, today announced the appointment of experienced marketing executive Bob Canaway as its Chief Marketing Officer.

“We’re confident Bob will accelerate our momentum because he has the right demand-generation and product-positioning skills that can help us achieve our aggressive goals”

Canaway, who has more than 15 years of enterprise software marketing leadership, joins Black Duck as the company sharpens its focus on open source security with solutions that scan application code to identify all open source, map any known open source vulnerabilities and dynamically monitor all of the scanned open source code.

“Bob’s success in building product demand and increasing revenue, complemented by his knowledge of the open source world, are very valuable assets for Black Duck as we rapidly scale our business,” said Black Duck CEO Lou Shipley.

“We’re confident Bob will accelerate our momentum because he has the right demand-generation and product-positioning skills that can help us achieve our aggressive goals,” said Shipley.

Most recently, Canaway was Chief Marketing Officer at Nuxeo, where he helped establish the company as an enterprise open source content management provider and increase its year-over-year sales by 50 percent.

Previously, he was Vice President of Marketing at Ektron, a web content and digital experience management provider.

About Black Duck Software
Organizations worldwide use Black Duck Software’s industry-leading products to secure and manage open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, compliance and operational risk. Black Duck is headquartered in Burlington, MA, and has offices in Mountain View, CA, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. For more information, visit www.blackducksoftware.com.

Contacts

PAN Communications
Katelyn Campbell, 617-502-4300
blackduck@pancomm.com
or
Black Duck
Brian Carter, 508-277-7570
Director Strategic Communications
bcarter@blackducksoftware.com