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SoftLayer Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Walter Z. Berger joins SoftLayer to drive and manage ongoing financial growth

SoftLayer Technologies on Monday announced the appointment of Walter Z. Berger as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective in March. A seasoned finance and accounting executive, Mr. Berger will help guide and oversee the company's continued market leadership and financial growth. He brings more than 30 years of experience to SoftLayer, including extensive operational experience as a CFO with several large, publicly held companies.

Lance Crosby, CEO for SoftLayer, notes that Berger's "proven track record and leadership will be invaluable as we embark on our next phase of growth. We're delighted to have such a high caliber executive join our team."

Prior to joining SoftLayer Technologies, Mr. Berger was the CFO and executive vice president of Leap Wireless International Inc. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Berger served in senior management roles at CBS Corporation, including as executive vice president and chief financial officer for CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corporation. Prior to joining CBS Radio, Mr. Berger served as executive vice president and CFO and a director of Emmis Communications from 1999 to 2005. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Berger served as executive vice president and CFO of LG&E Energy Corporation and in 1997 was promoted to group president of the Energy Marketing Division, where he served until 1999. Early in his career, Mr. Berger held a number of financial and operating management roles in the manufacturing, service and energy fields. Mr. Berger began his career in audit at Arthur Andersen in 1977. Mr. Berger is a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Marilyn Moux works at Knowledge Consulting Group in Alexandria Va as a Trusted Cyber Security Advisory - IT Security Outreach and Assessment. Previously She work at SYS-CON Media as a Business and Systems Analyst for their Cloud Expo, Media and Events Business for over 10 years. She is currently the Managing Editor for Ulitzer's CyberSecurity Journal.

Moux headed a solution-oriented risk-based information systems consulting business to help organizations operate more efficiently and effectively. She was also a management consultant at Perot System and Benton International for over 10 years. She is a seasoned entrepreneur and information security project manager with a consulting background that includes global corporations and public sector clients. She has focus on situational analysis, strategy, execution, people and leadership. She holds various security certifications including CISSP, CAP, CISA and Security+. She also certified in PMI - PMP, ITIL, and Cloud Computing. She is also an member of IEEE, Computer Society, ISACA, (ISC)2 and PMI. In addition, she is the Founder of "Women in Security Journal" on womeninsecurity.ulitzer.com

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