LookingGlass Cyber Announces Appointment of Gilman Louie as Executive Chairman
Company announces a new funding round to support the development of new cyber technologies and products
RESTON, VA, May 4, 2020 – LookingGlass Cyber Solutions today announced the appointment of Gilman Louie as executive chairman, and a new round of funding led by Alsop Louie Partners, Goldman Sachs, Neuberger Berman, NewSpring Capital, PPM America and Triangle Peak Partners. LookingGlass has been serving the government and commercial markets for more than 20 years. The company remains committed to providing the world-class products and services their customers rely upon in support of their own missions.
These moves secure the company’s commitment to continue serving existing customers by positioning LookingGlass to simultaneously introduce new features and capabilities to existing products while accelerating the development and launch of a new and disruptive product.
“As cyber threats escalate worldwide, it is critical that we increase our investments to build the next generation cyber technologies that our customers demand. This is especially true for our Federal government and Fortune 200 customers. This round of funding allows us to add new capabilities to the Aeonik® Security Fabric, scoutPRIME® and other LookingGlass technologies, while accelerating the development of new and innovative solutions to keep pace with emerging threats”, said Mr. Louie, executive chairman of the board for LookingGlass.
Mr. Louie is a special advisor to the National Intelligence University and the Defense Innovation Board where he co-authored the 5G Report and the Software Acquisition and Practices Study. He also serves as a commissioner on National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence and chairs the Federation of American Scientists.
Mr. Louie has substantial experience in the private sector, including as founder of a publicly traded company. From 1999 until 2006, Mr. Louie served as the first Chief Executive Officer of In-Q-Tel, an independent, non-profit venture capital firm established with the backing of the Central Intelligence Agency. Under Mr. Louie’s leadership, In-Q-Tel invested in and worked with more than 80 companies that have had a significant impact on national security, including Arcsight, Keyhole (now Google Earth), Palantir, Language Weaver, Endeca, and Decru. Mr. Louie is a co-founder of Alsop Louie Partners, a technology Venture Capital Fund and has led investments in Netwitness, Cleversafe, Wickr, Aerospike and Niantic.
About LookingGlass Cyber Solutions, Inc.
LookingGlass is a leader in intelligence-driven risk mitigation, including global attack surface monitoring, threat modeling, and network defense. Our full-service portfolio integrates threat intelligence, analysis, and a robust set of tools to operationalize threat mitigation in the network. With standard and custom solutions, LookingGlass makes cybersecurity smart and seamless for governments and enterprises.
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