Cybersecurity company Silent Circle is opening a new office in Columbia, said Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Joshua Konowe.
The company has about 15 employees working out of Cirql, a new office space on Columbia Gateway Drive. Employees there will be a mix of company leaders, tech and sales staffes, Konowe said. Silent Circle, which has about 70 employees, will keep its Fairfax office, Konowe said.
Earlier this year, Silent Circle named Gregg Smith as CEO. He formerly led Baltimore-based OptioLabs. The five-year-old company has a new B2B focus after sales of its privacy-focused smartphone, called the Blackphone, struggled.
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