Network security policy orchestration market leader taps security and big data veteran to strengthen multi-channel expansion strategy
MORRISTOWN, N.J. – June 22, 2016 - Tufin®, the market-leading provider of Network Security Policy Orchestration solutions, announced today that Pat Walsh has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Walsh reports directly to Tufin CEO and Co-Founder Ruvi Kitov.
“Pat brings outstanding business expertise and marketing leadership to Tufin,” said Kitov. “He is known for building strategies that have accelerated growth and created strong market positions for a number of successful infrastructure technology companies. Pat’s expertise and information security industry knowledge will help us expand our global brand, accelerate demand for our products and solutions across all channels, and continue to drive our tremendous revenue growth.”
Based in Boston, Walsh brings over 25 years of experience in the IT infrastructure software industry to his new role at Tufin. He was most recently head of marketing at Core Security, where he repositioned the vulnerability management company’s enterprise product offering, doubling sales year-over-year, and leading to the successful acquisition by Courion this past December. Prior to Core, Pat was the CMO of Talend, where he led the company’s introduction of its big data and enterprise integration platforms. Earlier in his career, he ran marketing organizations at Progress Software, IONA Technologies, and Solid Information Technology. Pat began his career at HP, where he formed a global consulting practice and led it for ten years, specializing in networking and information security solutions for HP internal divisions and enterprise customers.
“Tufin is uniquely positioned to meet the market demand for automated security policy management, given the increasing complexity of enterprise networks as businesses move their IT infrastructures into the cloud,” Walsh said. “I look forward to joining Tufin’s leadership team and contributing to the future growth of the company.”