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13 Aug 2019

Jake Kiser, COO of StrongKey, Honored with 2019 C-Suite Award

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The TBJ C-Suite Awards honors the top 15 C-level executives annually in the Triangle community.

Durham, NC – August 6, 2019 – Jake Kiser, COO of StrongKey, a data protection company located in Durham, NC has been honored with the 2019 C-Suite Award by the Triangle Business Journal. Every year, this award honors the top 15 C-Level Executives in the Triangle across industries and company size.

Jake was voted upon by C-Suite peers through a competitive vetting process based on leadership and community contributions.

StrongKey was founded in Silicon Valley and specifically chose Durham as its East Coast headquarters. Given the rich talent pipeline, proximity to the Research Triangle Park, and some of the nation’s top universities, Durham was the perfect fit. When asked what this award means to him, Jake had this to say, “I love both working and living in the Triangle, so to receive this award is humbling and an honor – and hopefully just the beginning of the journey of work we’re trying to do here. Further, this award is a reflection of the team that works alongside me, who have been instrumental as we continue to grow the business.”

Click to Tweet: .@StrongKeyInc's Jake Kiser, COO, honored with 2019 C-Suite Award by the @TriangleBIZJrnl. Every year, the TBJ picks the top 15 leaders in the Triangle and recognizes them for their contributions to the community.

Jake will join executives from the likes of Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, RTI International, Merz North America, Coastal Credit Union, Red Hat, Inc., and Precision Hawk in this year’s class.

The Triangle Business Journal features local business news about Raleigh/Durham. The TBJ is a part of the largest publisher of metropolitan business newsweeklies in the United States (American City Business Journals). ACBJ reaches more than 3.6 million readers each week.

For more information the 2019 C-Suite Awards, visit

StrongKey is a privately held company based in Silicon Valley, CA and Durham, NC. It is the leader in enterprise key management infrastructure, bringing new levels of capability and data security at a price point significantly lower than other solutions on the market. StrongKey’s solutions are installed at customer sites around the world and are key components of mission-critical business operations.

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