Zentera Systems CEO Named CIE's 2017 Silicon Valley Entrepreneur of the Year -- Zentera Founder Jaushin Lee Recognized by Prestigious Engineering Society for Achievements in Innovation and Technology
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 14, 2017 -- Zentera Systems, Inc., the leader in infrastructure security for the multicloud, announced today that its Founder and CEO Jaushin Lee was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE/USA).
Lee was recognized for his achievements and innovation in technology, and his award was based on the recommendation of a thorough search committee. He received his award at the CIE/USA Silicon Valley 2017 Annual Conference held March 11 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. 2017 marks the 100-year anniversary for CIE/USA and its local chapters.
"It is truly an honor to receive this award from CIE/USA -- especially on the occasion of their centenary -- and to be recognized for my company and its creation of an ambitious, disruptive technology in the cloud computing industry," said Lee. "I encourage aspiring company founders to do as I did -- pursue your vision!"
Lee's company Zentera delivers the CoIP® (Cloud over IP®) platform, an on-demand virtual network overlay providing multicloud security and networking together with network encryption, microsegmentation and application whitelisting. It is cloud and transport agnostic, and it can be deployed rapidly without interfering with existing infrastructure or security measures.
Overall, Lee has over 20 years of R&D executive experience in networking and computing engineering. Before Zentera, he founded and was CEO of Imera Systems, which provided secure enterprise collaboration solutions to Global 2000 customers. Earlier, he managed Cisco's network search engine program. Lee has held management positions with Terawave Communications and Silicon Graphics, as well as held an assistant professorship with the EE Department at University of Virginia.
About the Chinese Institute of Engineers/USA
CIE/USA is a non-profit, non-political organization with the goal of serving the local engineering community. Founded in 1917, CIE/USA is one of the oldest and the most prestigious Chinese-American engineering associations in the U.S. It has seven chapters in the U.S., including the San Francisco Silicon Valley Chapter. CIE/USA also co-hosts two biannual engineering seminars in Taipei and Beijing with governments at each event.
Zentera's CoIP® solution addresses multicloud infrastructure security and networking needs. CoIP's security capabilities are deeply integrated with its virtual overlay network, accelerating productivity and business agility. CoIP works with any transport in any environment, does not interfere with existing infrastructure, and can be up and running in less than a day. The company, winner of Red Herring Top 100 and 2017 Info Security Startup of the Year Silver awards, is based in Silicon Valley and offers CoIP through select partners. For more information, visit the company's website.