CrowdStrike Sets New CIO

Irvine-based security software developer CrowdStrike announced this morning that it has named Colin Black as its new Chief Information Officer. Black was previously CIO of Kratos Defense and Security, and also had served at Cymer and Mindspeed Technologies. CrowdStrike said Black will focus on infrastructure expansion of its platform. CrowdStrike is venture backed by Google Capital, Rackspace, Accel, and Warburg Pincus, among others, and is led by George Kurtz, the founder of Foundstone and former CTO of McAfee.