John McAfee leads cybersecurity company, signing up Roger Ver and Erik Voorhees » Brave New Coin

Everykey-McAfee-1-LowCybersecurity expert, libertarian presidential candidate, and founder of McAfee antivirus, John McAfee is taking over as CEO at publicly-traded MGT Capital Investments, Inc., (NYSE MKT: MGT). Fresh at the helm, McAfee is already charting a new course for the company, focusing on how to secure cryptocurrencies. The company previously invested in and developed a wide array of intellectual property. “As Chief Executive of MGT, I will lead a team to aggressively develop technology platforms, software, hardware and components designed to protect people and their freedoms. Under the technical leadership of the Company’s proposed Chief Technology Officer, Eric ‘Eijah’ Anderson, we will be laser focused on bringing these technologies to market.” – John McAfee “I fully expect that we will leave an even greater and longer lasting impact than the company I created in the 1980’s,” McAfee said, referring to the pioneering antivirus software corporation that he sold a dozen years ago, McAfee, Inc. MGT has also announced plans for a new name, John McAfee Global Technologies, Inc., the company website says, “as we prepare for John McAfee to assume the roles of Chairman and CEO, and complete the acquisitions of security technology companies D-Vasive and Demonsaw.” The name change is subject to shareholder approval, as is McAfee’s appointment.

Source: John McAfee leads cybersecurity company, signing up Roger Ver and Erik Voorhees » Brave New Coin

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