Alert Logic Strengthens Sales Organization with Appointment of Proven Security and SaaS Leaders
Houston – January 17, 2019 – Alert Logic, the SIEMless Threat Management™ company, announced today that it has appointed Dick Faulkner as Senior Vice President of Global Sales, and Wes VanDenburg as Vice President & General Manager, North America Sales responsible for new customer business. These accomplished sales leaders will apply their experience with security and services organizations to accelerate the adoption of Alert Logic offerings to help more organizations achieve the right level of security and compliance coverage across any environment at an optimal cost.
"As we scale to meet customer demand for our SIEMless Threat Management offering, Faulkner’s proven track record of building high-performance sales teams and driving revenue at SaaS and security organizations makes him the right leader for our global sales organization,” said Bob Lyons, CEO, Alert Logic. “VanDenburg also brings deep technology and services sales leadership, further expanding our ability to help customers who aren’t adequately served by point tools, legacy Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), or costly services from traditional security outsourcing vendors. I am very excited about these additions that make our strong go-to-market team even stronger."
Prior to joining Alert Logic, Faulkner served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Cygilant, a SaaS-based security analytics and vulnerability management platform providing 24x7 threat detection and remediation guidance to mid-market and enterprise organizations. There, he increased Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) 10x, signed over 200 new customers, and increased Annual Contract Value 50%. He has also held previous executive sales leadership roles at Hexis Cyber Solutions and Sophos.
"Alert Logic has helped customers reimagine security in a way that brings them the capabilities and expertise they need with faster time-to-value and at optimal cost compared to traditional security solutions,” said Faulkner. “I am passionate about protecting organizations of all sizes from security threats, which is why I am excited to bring customers Alert Logic’s unique model that combines an award-winning technology platform with cutting-edge threat intelligence and expert defenders that work to protect customers 24/7."
VanDenburg joins Alert Logic after serving as Executive Vice President of Sales at Delta Risk, a key Managed Security Services Provider, where he grew business over 900%. Previously, he served as Director of Sales for the Americas and EMEA for CloudBees, a key player in the DevOps market, and Director of Sales for Trustwave, where he expanded the sales organization and grew the customer base to more than 2 million businesses.
About Alert Logic
Alert Logic connects an award-winning security platform, cutting-edge threat intelligence, and expert defenders to provide the best security and peace of mind for businesses 24/7, regardless of their size or technology environment. Thousands of organizations worldwide rely on Alert Logic’s SaaS-based Managed Detection and Response (MDR) solution to ensure the right level of security and compliance coverage. Founded in 2002, Alert Logic is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Austin, Cardiff, London, and Cali, Colombia.
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