Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Gray Hall joined Alert Logic as CEO in 2009. Gray has led Alert Logic’s growth from less than $10 million to more than $85 million in annual revenue run-rate while building a new executive leadership team, shifting the company’s growth strategy to focus on cloud service providers, acquiring strategic technology vendors, and re-capitalizing the company in a buyout transaction with Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe. Gray’s career in the IT industry has spanned more than 25 years including 8 years as co-founder and CEO of VeriCenter, a managed hosting provider he launched in 1999 and grew to $80 million in annual revenue until its sale to SunGard Data Systems in 2007. After VeriCenter, Gray served as Executive-in-Residence at Fidelity Equity Partners, a $500 million middle-market buyout fund backed by Fidelity Investments. Earlier in his career Hall spent seven years at IBM, where he led the formation and launch of IBM’s Center for Scalable Computing Solutions in 1994, and several years in the venture capital industry. Gray is a member of the Board of Directors of Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW).
Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder
Misha Govshteyn co-founded Alert Logic in 2002. Misha is responsible for security strategy, security research and software development at Alert Logic. Prior to founding Alert Logic, Govshteyn served as a Director of Managed Services for Reliant Energy Communications. In this role, he developed and successfully launched five major product lines including Managed Intrusion Detection Services and Managed Enterprise Firewall/VPN Products. Under Govshteyn’s direction, Managed Services was the fastest growing group at Reliant Energy Communications, increasing revenue by 300 percent and reaching profitability in less than a year. Prior to Reliant Energy Communications, he held the position of Director of Advanced Technical Services at Insync Internet Services.
Chief Marketing Officer
Ben Matheson joined Alert Logic in 2013 as Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, he leads all of the marketing and branding functions at the company. Prior to joining Alert Logic, Matheson spent over 16 years at Amazon Web Services (AWS), VMware and Microsoft. Most recently, he served as General Manager, Field and Partner Marketing at AWS, where he was responsible for leading the global field and partner marketing team. During his tenure at AWS, Matheson launched the AWS Partner Network program and grew its global ecosystem to over 8,000 partners. Prior to joining AWS, Matheson ran Global Partner Marketing at VMware, helping the company grow from $387M to $2.9B in revenue. Previously he spent 9 years at Microsoft in a variety of marketing, business development and product management positions.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
P. Blake Allen joined Alert Logic in 2015 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Blake is responsible for managing all global legal matters of the company. Prior to joining Alert Logic, he was a corporate and securities partner at several major law firms, including Duane Morris LLP, an Am Law 100 firm, in San Diego, California. Allen has over 25 years of legal experience representing public and private companies in securities matters, debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, technology, contracts, and corporate governance, as well as providing general corporate representation.
Chief Operating Officer
Dave Colesante joined Alert Logic in 2010 to lead the company’s product development efforts. In his role at Chief Operating Officer, Dave is responsible for end-to-end service delivery to all Alert Logic customers. Dave brings more than 25 years of IT and service provider experience to this role. Before joining Alert Logic, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Managed Services for SunGard Availability Services. Previously, he co-founded and served as SVP of Operations and CTO at VeriCenter. Prior to VeriCenter, Colesante co-founded and served as COO at Jones Business Systems, Inc., a high-growth IT infrastructure business. Previously he was Director of UNIX Support Services at WPDS/Microware Distributors.
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Greg Davis joined Alert Logic in 2009 as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. In this role, he has led the company’s global sales team driving Alert Logic’s rapid and sustained revenue growth. Davis is responsible for building successful go-to-market channels across multiple geographies, including strategic partnerships with more than 100 go-to-market partners working with Alert Logic to bring security solutions to market addressing the cloud’s most compelling security needs. Davis also has responsibility for sales support functions including partner management, customer account management and training. Prior to joining Alert Logic, Davis spent more than a decade in hosting and managed services, successfully leading high-growth sales teams with SunGard Availability Services, VeriCenter, and Global Data Systems.
SVP of Talent Management
Kimberly Bowron joined Alert Logic in 2014 in the role of SVP of Talent Management. Prior to joining Alert Logic she was the Chief Administrative Officer of Cadre Proppants where she led the company through its successful acquisition by U.S. Silica Holdings. Prior to joining Cadre in 2007, Kimberly was Vice President of Human Resources at VeriCenter and Principal Owner of Human Capital Consulting. Prior to that, she spent several years in progressive positions, culminating in her role as Senior Vice President of Corporate Services at Clear Channel Entertainment. Kimberly also served as Leadership Consultant for Honeywell and received her SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification) in 2001.
Chief Financial Officer
Paul Marvin joined Alert Logic in 2012 to oversee the company’s financial and accounting operations. Paul brings more than 25 years of financial industry experience, most recently as the CFO at CyrusOne, a company specializing in high availability, high density data center services, which was acquired by Cincinnati Bell in 2010. He previously held a variety of management positions in both accounting and strategic planning at Royal Caribbean Cruises, Loomis Fargo & Co., Live Nation and VeriCenter. A Certified Public Accountant, Paul also spent nine years with Price Waterhouse and has held volunteer positions with the United Way.
Chief Information Officer
Tom Veronie joined Alert Logic in 2014 as Chief Information Officer. In this role, he is responsible for Information Systems, Corporate Security, Corporate IT, and Internal Audit and Compliance. Prior to Alert Logic, Veronie’s career spans more than 30 years in the Information Technology industry, initially at large energy and waste services companies and later at start-up and early stage service provider companies. Most recently Veronie was Vice President of Data Center Operations with CyrusOne, supporting the transition of the company from a private, regional provider to a public company with an international presence. Prior to CyrusOne, Veronie was Senior Vice President of Information and Communication Technology with Allegiant Systems and previously was Senior Vice President with VeriCenter.