Veracode's Vivian Vitale selected by ExecRank as a Top Private Company HR Executive

BURLINGTON, Mass. – April 1, 2013 - Veracode, Inc., the leader in cloud-based application security testing, today announced that Vivian Vitale, executive vice president, Human Resources at Veracode, was selected by the ranking committee of ExecRank as a Top Private Company HR Executive for 2012. The rankings are the result of two-years of research and feedback from evaluation committees and top Chief Human Resource Officers that yielded an algorithm for how to rank HR Executives based on their performances in 24 key areas.

According to Adam Navrozally, lead analyst for the rankings division of ExecRank: Ms. Vitale has a long record of success in a variety of influential HR roles at a diverse range of companies. Her work in retaining top talent and organizational development has helped spread Veracode's growth and their reputation for providing high quality security solutions. She is highly regarded in her field, and amongst other HR Executives.

I am honored to be included on the list of top HR executives at private companies, said Vivian Vitale, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Veracode. Throughout my career I have worked to create valuable HR programs that have a positive impact on both business growth and employee development. At Veracode, we building HR programs that help support the Company's growth while increasing employee engagement.

There are over 100,000 HR executives in the United States. Only the very best are awarded the distinction of being a part of ExecRank's Top Private Company HR Executive Rankings for 2012. The number one area of focus for HR Executives in 2012 has been their ability to find and retain top talent, advise their CEO, and support growth initiatives through strategic employment initiatives. ExecRank also weighed heavily the recommendations provided by CEOs of our finalists. The CEOs that made this list represent the best of the best in executive leadership in their industries.

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About Ms. Vitale


Vivian Vitale has more than 25 years of human resources leadership experience in the high-technology sector, with emphasis on attracting and developing talent to help support the company's future growth. Prior to Veracode, Vivian was SVP of Human Resources for, an online resource for child care, elder care and related services. Vivian was also a part of the senior leadership team of Unica, a global marketing analytics company that was acquired by IBM in 2010. Vitale formerly served as senior vice president of human resources for RSA Security, now known as RSA, the Security Division of EMC. While at RSA, she played a key role in supporting the growth of the company from 150 to 1,500 employees (in more than 70 worldwide locations); concurrently, the company's revenue increased from $76 million to more than $400 million at the time of its acquisition by EMC. Previously, Vitale held executive positions at New England Business Systems (NEBS) and Prime Computer/Computervision. She also served as a part-time faculty member at Boston College's Carroll School of Management.


About ExecRank


ExecRank is the definitive ranking service of leading executives who have achieved the highest level of professional achievement and peer recognition. ExecRank was founded by Jonathan Aspatore, one of the most authoritative figures in business publishing. As former CEO of one of the 5 largest business book publishing houses (Aspatore Books), and current CEO of three other business media companies. Jonathan has published over 5,000 of the world's top business and legal executives, including C-Level executives (CEO, CFO, CTO, CMO, COO) from 74% of the Fortune 500 and senior level partners from 100% of the AmLaw 200 largest law firms. As the creator of the patent-pending, proprietary algorithm that took 2 years to develop for ExecRank, Jonathan is uniquely qualified to have created a system that ranks leading executives. ExecRank rankings reach over 6 million readers a year in the United States alone given our partnerships with leading publishers, web sites, trade shows and more.