Business veteran and former Barracuda government to steer firm’s IT techniques and infrastructure, safety, and cloud operations
WatchGuard® Technologies, introduced at this time it has employed Simon Yeo as the corporate’s new senior vp of operations. On this function, Yeo will oversee WatchGuard’s info know-how techniques and infrastructure, safety, and cloud operations.
A tech trade veteran with greater than three a long time of expertise, Yeo’s skilled experience spans the areas of private and non-private cloud, knowledge facilities, community engineering, DevOps, enterprise techniques, safety, and extra.
“Simon brings a depth of tech trade experience to WatchGuard and management fashion that focuses on individuals, collaboration and integrity,” stated Prakash Panjwani, CEO of WatchGuard Applied sciences. “His in depth safety information, familiarity with WatchGuard’s merchandise and go-to-market method, and experience with digital transformation make him the right match for this function. We’re thrilled to welcome Simon to the WatchGuard management staff.”
Previous to becoming a member of WatchGuard, Yeo was the CIO at Barracuda Networks for six years. He oversaw numerous strategic initiatives together with enterprise digital transformation, non-public to public cloud migrations, and safety and compliance program transformations. Yeo additionally labored in government roles at Upwork, Tout.com, Meebo, and LoudCloud. A lifelong know-how fanatic, Yeo holds a bachelor’s in pc science and engineering from UCLA and a grasp’s in pc science from Stanford College.
“WatchGuard is a famend cybersecurity chief with a remarkably collaborative office tradition,” stated Yeo. “I’m excited to step into this new function and sit up for working with the WatchGuard staff as we proceed to drive system and course of modernization and cloud transformation to the subsequent stage.”
About WatchGuard Applied sciences, Inc.
WatchGuard® Applied sciences, Inc. is a worldwide chief in unified cybersecurity. Our Unified Safety Platform™ method is uniquely designed for managed service suppliers to ship world-class safety that will increase their enterprise scale and velocity whereas additionally enhancing operational effectivity. Trusted by greater than 17,000 safety resellers and repair suppliers to guard greater than 250,000 prospects, the corporate’s award-winning services span community safety and intelligence, superior endpoint safety, multi-factor authentication, and safe Wi-Fi. Collectively, they provide 5 essential components of a safety platform: complete safety, shared information, readability & management, operational alignment, and automation. The corporate is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with workplaces all through North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To study extra, go to WatchGuard.com.
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