CrowdStrike Appoints Thomas Etheridge as VP of Services
As Vice President of Services, Thomas Etheridge will oversee all service delivery associated with Crowdstrike’s Falcon suite of cyber-security products. Thomas brings over 20 years of management consulting experience and over 16 year of executive services leadership expertise in the security industry specifically building world-class teams to support SIEM, Data-Security, Compliance, Breach Mitigation, SSO, DDoS and GRC solutions to market. After having spent 7+ years in KPMG’s Federal Services Practice in the 1990’s managing the delivery of program/financial management, business process re-engineering, strategic planning, and technology implementation services for a number of federal accounts, he was recruited to high-growth security companies such as Netegrity, Aveksa and ArcSight where his background in building, leading and managing high-performing services teams has resulted in explosive growth, industry recognition and successful exits for these market-leading companies. During his tenure at these organizations Thomas was instrumental in building global channel programs, operational controls, and in supporting the sales and delivery of impactful, adoption-driving solutions to some of the world’s largest companies and government agencies. Additionally, he has been an key contributor in planning/supporting corporate development initiatives including the acquisition and integration of complimentary technology companies into these organizations’ product and services portfolios.
He joins CrowdStrike from Imperva, Inc. where he was vice president of global professional services and training. He received a B.S. in Criminal Justice Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
CrowdStrike is the leader in next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence and response services. CrowdStrike’s core technology, the Falcon platform, stops breaches by preventing and responding to all types of attacks – both malware and malware-free.
CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint protection by combining three crucial elements: next-generation AV, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all powered by intelligence and uniquely delivered via the cloud in a single integrated solution. Falcon uses the patent-pending CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ to analyze and correlate billions of events in real time, providing complete protection and five-second visibility across all endpoints. Many of the world’s largest organizations already put their trust in CrowdStrike, including three of the 10 largest global companies by revenue, five of the 10 largest financial institutions, three of the top 10 healthcare providers, and three of the top 10 energy companies.
CrowdStrike Falcon is currently deployed in more than 170 countries. The company has secured a total of $156 million in financing from A-list investors – including $100 million in Series C funding round led by Google Capital – in addition to investments provided by the likes of Accel Partners, Rackspace and Warburg Pincus.
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