Chief Executive Officer, Websense Inc.Gene Hodges is chief executive officer of Websense, Inc. Hodges joined the company in 2006 to drive the organization's growth, set the strategic vision and manage the global operations of the business. Under his leadership, Websense has expanded its business to deliver essential information protection solutions that include Web security, email security, DLP and hosted security. By driving the acquisitions of PortAuthority Technologies and SurfControl, he has bolstered the Websense security offerings and increased its customer base worldwide.
Hodges joined the company from McAfee, Inc., where he was president. He earned a bachelor's degree in arts from Haverford College in Pennsylvania with honors, and he completed the Harvard Advanced Management Program.