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Sam King named top influential corporate director
January 7, 2020

Veracode CEO Sam King Recognized in WomenInc. Magazine’s 2019 Top Influential Corporate Directors

We’re thrilled to announce that Veracode Chief Executive Officer Sam King has been named one of WomenInc. Magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors!

Honoring influencers, achievers, and executives, this announcement recognizes women who are making notable contributions to the world of business and technology. The list compiled by WomenInc. Magazine includes over 700 directors serving on the boards of S&P 1000/Mid-Cap publicly held companies.

To celebrate these accomplished leaders, WomenInc. maintains an exclusive online directory of honorees and publishes their yearly announcement in seasonal editions of the magazine.

King is recognized for her contributions on behalf of Progress Software, the leading provider of application development and digital experience technologies. Since joining the Board of Directors in February 2018, she has contributed to the implementation of Progress’ business strategy as well as its charter to operate as a socially responsible organization.

She is also a well-known expert in cybersecurity and is a founding member of the Veracode team. She helped lead the establishment and evolution of the application security category alongside industry experts and analysts. Veracode is the largest independent application security provider worldwide, valued at $1 billion.

“It is essential that the achievements and success of professional women are showcased in the highest regard and their stories are told in meaningful ways,” said Catrina Young, the Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of WomenInc. “We are proud that we can recognize this distinguished group of women and we are inspired by their accomplishments, their distinguished careers and the corporations that demonstrate an inclusive board composition. We offer our congratulations.”

Encouraging positive dialogue from influential female voices in leadership, WomenInc. Magazine is a media platform dedicated to fostering the ideas, events, social commentary, and stories that inspire professional women.

To see the full list of honorees, visit the directory here or grab a copy of WomenInc.’s winter issue from your local newsstand.

Jessica is part of the content team at Veracode. In this role she strives to create and promote content that will engage, educate and inspire security professionals around the topic of application security. Jessica’s involvement with the security industry goes back more than a decade at companies like Astaro, and Sophos where she held roles in corporate communication and marketing.

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