Former Amazon Web Services and VMware Executive Joins Cloud Security Leader
HOUSTON, TX – January 08, 2014 – Alert Logic, a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response cloud solutions, today announced the appointment of Ben Matheson as Chief Marketing Officer. As CMO, Matheson will lead the development and execution of Alert Logic’s global marketing strategy as the company continues building on its market position as a leader in the cloud security space. Matheson comes to Alert Logic most recently from Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he served as General Manager of Global Field and Partner Marketing. At AWS, he was responsible for building and leading the field marketing teams across the United States, EMEA, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific. During his tenure, Matheson also designed and launched the AWS Partner Network Program, growing it to more than 8,000 partners worldwide.
“At Alert Logic, we’ve achieved notable success through our dedication to helping customers overcome one of the most difficult cloud roadblocks: security,” said Gray Hall, CEO of Alert Logic. “With his significant experience executing world-class marketing programs at leading high-technology companies, Ben is the perfect fit to help our company achieve the next level of brand recognition and growth.”
Prior to AWS, Matheson championed global partner marketing at VMware, allowing the company to grow to nearly $3 billion in revenue during his five-year tenure. As Senior Director of Global Partner Marketing, he oversaw a team that successfully executed partner communications, demand generation activities, strategic joint partner engagements and events. Prior to VMware, Matheson also drove product management, product marketing, and business development initiatives at Microsoft. He graduated from Northeastern University and currently serves on the Board of Visitors at the school’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
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About Alert Logic Alert Logic, the leader in security and compliance solutions for the cloud, provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. Fully managed by a team of experts, the Alert Logic Security-as-a-Service solution provides network, system and web application protection immediately, wherever your IT infrastructure resides. Alert Logic partners with the leading cloud platforms and hosting providers to protect over 3,300 organizations worldwide. Built for cloud scale, the Alert Logic patented platform stores petabytes of data, analyses over 400 million events and identifies over 50,000 security incidents each month, which are managed by its 24×7 Security Operations Center. Alert Logic, founded in 2002, is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Seattle, Dallas, Cardiff, Belfast and London. For more information, please visit www.alertlogic.com.
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