Guidance Software Snags EMC Vet For New CEO

Pasadena-based Guidance Software has named Patrick Dennis as the company's new President and CEO, according to the company. Dennis joins Guidance Software from EMC, where he was Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for EMC's Cloud Management Division, and also had been Chief Operating Officer for EMC's Enterprise and Mid-Range Systems Business groups. Interim CEO and CFO Berry Plaga shifts back to CFO. Guidance Software developers digital forensics and investigation software, used for security incident response, compliance, law enforcement and litigation, and other efforts.