Former Rackspace and McAfee Executive Brings Valuable Cloud and Security Experience
HOUSTON, TX – November 7, 2013 – Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com), the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced the appointment of 25-year industry veteran executive Jim Lewandowski to its Board of Directors. Lewandowski’s executive leadership and management experience includes global sales, marketing, field operations, P&L responsibility and customer care for some of the most successful global technology companies of the past 25 years: Rackspace, McAfee, Yahoo, BMC Software and IBM. In each case, his leadership contributed materially to the success of these organizations during periods of tremendous growth for each company.
“I am excited to welcome Jim Lewandowski to Alert Logic’s Board. Jim’s track record of success speaks for itself. It is no coincidence that all five companies Jim has been involved with over the past 25 years have enjoyed some of their most successful years during Jim’s tenure,” said Gray Hall, CEO of Alert Logic. “As Alert Logic embarks on international expansion, broadening our suite of cloud security solutions, and potential acquisitions, I am certain we will benefit from Jim’s extensive experience. I look forward to his contributions to the strategy and direction of Alert Logic.”
Most recently, Lewandowski served as Senior Vice President at Rackspace, The Open Cloud Company, for more than four years of exceptional growth immediately following the company’s successful IPO in 2008. While at Rackspace, he led the worldwide sales organization, delivering 17 consecutive quarters of accelerating annual revenue growth. Prior to Rackspace, Lewandowski was Executive Vice President of the Americas at McAfee, a global leader in security software, where he was responsible for Field Operations in North and South America from 2003 through 2007. Prior to McAfee, Lewandowski was Vice President of Business and Enterprise Sales at Yahoo, Vice President of Sales at BMC Software, and Business Unit Executive for Storage Systems Products at IBM. In each of these roles, Lewandowski drove exceptional revenue and profit growth for each of these enterprises.
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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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