EVP and CRO
Waltham, Mass.1st August 2017
Carbon Black, the leader in next-generation endpoint security, today announced the company has hired Thomas Hansen as chief revenue officer and executive vice president.
A former global executive at both Microsoft and Dropbox, Hansen will lead Carbon Black’s worldwide sales, sales engineering, channel sales, customer success, and customer services.
Prior to joining Carbon Black, Hansen worked as Dropbox’s global vice president of revenue from 2015 to 2017 and played a key role in making the company the fastest SaaS company to reach $1B in revenue, according to IDC. During his tenure, Hansen led the company’s significant growth with a global, multi-channel, go-to-market strategy that helped Dropbox surpass $1B in annualized revenue run rate.
At Microsoft from 2001 until 2015, Hansen most recently served as the worldwide vice president of the SMB organization at the company’s headquarters in Redmond, WA, where he was responsible for a global team of sales, marketing, and partner management professionals and led a multi-billion dollar, fast-growing business. While at Microsoft, Hansen’s team recruited and built one of the world’s largest cloud ecosystem of partners.
“We’re excited to welcome Thomas to the Carbon Black team,” said Patrick Morley, Carbon Black’s president & CEO. “His extensive experience in managing and growing global teams will help Carbon Black accelerate our go-to-market strategy around the globe and guide our transition to becoming a leading cloud company.”
Born, raised, and educated in Denmark, Hansen has also lived in South Africa, Thailand, and Turkey. He holds a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. He is married with three children and currently lives in Seattle.
“As the market leader in endpoint security, Carbon Black is well-positioned to empower customers around the globe to prevent, detect and respond to the most advanced cyberattacks,” Hansen said. “I am honored to be working with the Carbon Black team as we continue to grow our global footprint and mentor our employees to advance in their careers.”
About Carbon Black
Carbon Black is the leading provider of next-generation endpoint security. With more than 9 million endpoints under management, Carbon Black has more than 3,000 customers, including 30 of the Fortune 100. These customers use Carbon Black to replace legacy antivirus, lock down critical systems, hunt threats, and protect their endpoints from the most advanced cyberattacks, including non-malware attacks.
For more information visit www.carbonblack.com
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Chief Marketing Officer
San Francisco, CA30th July 2017
Everwise, a platform that helps professionals boost their careers by connecting them with expert mentors, appoints Anirban Datta as Chief Marketing Officer.
Anirban was previously Chief Marketing Officer at Boardvantage where he led all aspects of marketing. Previously, he was Co-Founder and CEO of Shopilly, a commerce start-up, and VP Product at MyWire, a digital media marketplace led by the founder of Webvan and Borders. Prior to that, Anirban had positions at companies including eBay, Skype, and Blue Marin Software, a leading eCommerce technology company that IPO’ed in 2000.
Everwise connects employees with the people, resources and feedback they need to be more productive and successful at every stage of their career. Over 250 customers include Visa, Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, PayPal, Genentech, Twitter, Pinterest and Lyft. Everwise is backed by Sequoia and Canvas Ventures. For more information visit www.geteverwise.com
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Chief Executive Officer, North America
Orlando, FL21st June 2017
Magic Memories, the global leader in capturing, creating and sharing memories, today announced the appointment of George Reider as North American Chief Executive Officer. Reporting to Group CEO Chris Warhurst, George will be responsible for the growth and direction of Magic Memories’ operations in the United States and Canada. This announcement follows Magic Memories’ recent appointment of two Silicon Valley veterans to its board, Jeff Ryan and Sanjay Dholakia.
“George’s appointment marks another exciting milestone in the development of our North American operations,” said Warhurst. “The combination of his retail ecommerce experience with our growing business will create a solid foundation on which to build our future efforts.”
George is a highly experienced retail industry executive who has held senior leadership roles within fast-paced, digitally-driven environments. For the last three years, he has worked closely with retail technology and online apparel startups at various stages of development. Prior to his consulting role, George served as White House Black Market’s SVP of Stores and Operations where he oversaw both the full-priced and outlet divisions. He also previously held leadership roles at Ann Taylor Corporation, Polo Ralph Lauren and Gap, Inc.
Founded in New Zealand in 1995, Magic Memories is the global leader in helping guests capture, create and share their experiences at the world’s best-loved tourism, sport, cultural, and leisure attractions. We help 150 million guests share over 300 million memories each year. Now operating in 10 countries, Magic Memories continues to invest in the evolution of personalized experiences for guests at major entertainment venues across the globe.
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VP Global Sales
San Jose, CA20th June 2017
Greg Dennison joins Infoworks.io, the industry leader in enterprise data warehousing on Hadoop, as their Vice President of Global Sales.
Greg is an Enterprise Software Sales Executive with 20 years experience. He has in-depth knowledge of how to create repeatable sales processes in established companies and fast growing start-ups at such as 1010data, Cloudera, Opsware, and Aster Data.
The Infoworks platform provides the market’s first and only automated, end-to- end solution for modern data warehousing on Hadoop. Infoworks provides complete functionality from data ingestion, data synchronization and building data models and cubes in a single platform — reducing the time to production from months to days. Based in Silicon Valley and founded by experts in data warehousing and Big Data, Infoworks is backed by Centerview Capital Technology and Nexus Venture Partners. For more information visit www.infoworks.io.
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Board of Directors
New Zealand14th June 2017
“We’re thrilled Jeff and Sanjay are joining our Board as we continue to scale our North American operations and look for new opportunities to surprise and delight our guests,” said Mark Bowman, Chairman of the Board, Magic Memories.
Jeff serves as Senior Vice President of People at GoPro where he is responsible for global Human Resources. He joined the activity capture, photo, and video content company just prior to their public offering and has seen the business through rapid growth and change. Prior to joining GoPro, Jeff held senior leadership roles with Electronic Arts and CBS Interactive.
Sanjay most recently served as Marketo’s CMO for nearly five years, leading the marketing department through its worldwide expansion and IPO. He joined Marketo through the acquisition of social software company Crowd Factory, where he served as CEO. Prior to joining Crowd Factory, Sanjay held senior leadership roles at Lithium Technologies, SumTotal Systems, and McKinsey & Company and Andersen Consulting.
Founded in New Zealand in 1995, Magic Memories is the global leader in helping guests capture, create and share their experiences at the world’s best-loved tourism, sport, cultural, and leisure attractions. Now operating nearly 200 sites worldwide, Magic Memories continues to invest in the evolution of personalized experiences for guests at major entertainment venues across the globe.
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Mountain View, CA13th June 2017
Rohit Dube joins Tintri Inc. as Vice President of Strategy where he will work with the executive team to balance growth with profitability.
Prior to joining Tintri, Rohit spent several years in Information Security Product Management roles at FireEye and Cisco. At FireEye, Rohit’s contributions included setting pricing strategy and developing a plan to transition the product portfolio from a basket of point products to a platform. At Cisco, Rohit was responsible for software product management of the firewall product portfolio.
Tintri offers an enterprise cloud infrastructure built on a public cloud-like web services architecture and RESTful APIs. Organizations use Tintri all-flash storage with scale-out and automation as a foundation for their own clouds—to build agile development environments for cloud-native applications and to run mission-critical enterprise applications. Tintri enables users to guarantee the performance of their applications, automate common IT tasks to reduce operating expenses, troubleshoot across their infrastructure, and predict an organization’s needs to scale—the underpinnings of a modern data center. That’s why leading cloud service providers and enterprises, including Comcast, Chevron, NASA, Toyota, United Healthcare and 21 of the Fortune 100 companies, trust Tintri with enterprise cloud.
For more information visit www.tintri.com
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Mountain View, CA1st June 2017
At Awake, Rudolph will be responsible for launching the company out of stealth and head all marketing functions.
Prior to Awake, Rudolph ran the Product Marketing team at FireEye where he focused on defining the messaging and go to market strategies for the portfolio. He started his FireEye career as one of the leaders of the Incident Response practice in FireEye Labs where he worked with customers to help them respond to breaches. Before FireEye, Rudolph was a Director of Professional Services at Intel Security where he was a leader in the Foundstone Services practice.
Rudolph is a contributor to a number of industry journals such as Software Magazine, where he writes a column on security. His work has also been published in academic journals like IEEE’s Security & Privacy Magazine. Rudolph has been honored for the last 14 years in a row with the Microsoft Security MVP Award in recognition of his thought leadership and contributions to the security communities. He has also written the foreword for the Microsoft Web Services Security Guide and is a contributing author / technical editor to the books Developing More-Secure Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 Applications and Gray Hat Hacking – The Ethical Hacker’s Handbook. Rudolph is a speaker at security and developer conferences such as OWASP, Microsoft Tech-Ed, SD West and SD Best Practices.
Founded in 2014, Awake Networks is a provider of a next-generation network security and analytics platform. The company’s next-generation network security and analytics platform allows re-imagining network security and offers visibility into network operations and security.
For more information, visit www.awakenetworks.com
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Head of Sales
San Francisco, CA1st June 2017
Dave Collier joins Thanx as their Head of Sales. Dave has a long- standing career in sales, prior to Thanx, he served as Vice President of Global Sales for HotSchedules where he grew a telesales satellite office in Denver. During his 12 years run at Oracle, he experienced how to sell and manage sales organizations and built telecenters managing $10K – $20K deals across China and Argentina. Dave has an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Thanx helps merchants build deeper, data-driven relationships with their best customers. We capture valuable transaction and lifetime value data about customers and enable merchants to act on that information with simple ROI-focused marketing campaigns.
As a Software-as-a-Service offering, Thanx requires no point-of-sale integration or additional hardware, instead pulling data directly from proprietary partnerships with the major credit card companies — the result is a seamless merchant experience and equally joyful consumer experience which eliminates the hassles of plastic cards, phone numbers, punch cards and other traditional loyalty program staples which just slow things down.
Visit www.thanx.com for more information.
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Vice President of Sales
Menlo Park, CA28th April 2017
Michael brings over 20 years of Executive sales and channel experience in the security industry to his current role at Armis. In his last role as Vice President of Sales at Cylance, Michael spearheaded the development of channel-driven, cloud sales while expanding the sales team. Prior, Michael spent 10 years at McAffee in sales roles for Department of Defense area. Michael had also spent 8 years in multiple sales and sales management capacities with Sybase, Enteryses, NFR Software and Entercept Security. Michael is actively engaged in the channel and MSP communities with a focus on building successful partnerships to address the SMB market. Michael is a former US Navy SEAL and possesses a Bachelors of Engineering Degree from the University of New Mexico.
Armis is a next-generation wireless security platform, protecting corporate devices, networks, and data. Armis was founded in 2015 by Israeli Intelligence veterans. Armis is backed by Sequoia Capital and top industry investors.
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VP Worldwide Sales
Durham, NC19th April 2017
Chad Olds is responsible for Zaloni’s global sales organization, which spans the US, Europe, and regions in the Middle East and North Africa. Most recently, Olds was head of global sales for IBM’s Cloud Data Platform, and he also has held various sales leadership roles at IBM and Red Hat. Olds’ experience in global sales will support Zaloni’s continued growth in existing markets and expansion into new ones.
“I’m excited to join Zaloni at such a hot time in the market — so many enterprises are searching for ways to govern big data so they can effectively use it for competitive advantage,” said Olds. ” Zaloni has the only proven solution at the enterprise level, with a track record of helping clients implement production-ready data lakes since 2009. Their experience, combined with the software platform’s market advantage in data governance and data cataloging, creates a perfect catalyst for the company’s growth.”
Zaloni provides enterprise data lake management, governance, and self-service data solutions to ensure a clean, actionable data lake. Their Mica and Bedrock platforms enable customers to gain their own competitive advantage through organized, actionable data lakes. Trusted by the Fortune 100, Zaloni has helped its customers build production implementations at many of the world’s leading companies.
For more information, visit Zaloni.com
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