Secureworks Welcomes Maureen Perrelli as Chief Channel Officer
Global Channel Sales Executive Joins Leadership Team at Secureworks
ATLANTA, Ga., November 21, 2019 – Secureworks® (NASDAQ:SCWX), a leading global cybersecurity company that protects organizations in a digitally connected world, announced the appointment of Maureen Perrelli as its new Chief Channel Officer, effective Nov. 18, 2019. Perrelli will lead the company's global channel engagement strategy, building on Secureworks' recent success in partnering with top technology providers to bring its cloud-native software to market.
Perrelli joins Secureworks from NCR Corporation where she held the position of Vice President of Global Channel Sales. Based in the Boston area, she will join the Secureworks executive team and report directly to CEO Mike Cote.
"Business environments are exceedingly complex today, and companies will need more collaboration from their cloud, IT and security vendors in order to protect critical assets from cyber threats who exploit the gaps," said Mr. Cote. "As demonstrated by our recently announced partnerships with Dell Technologies and VMware, Secureworks sees tremendous opportunity for growth through channel partnerships, and I'm thrilled that Maureen has joined our team to lead that effort."
Perrelli has more than 20 years of experience leading global go-to-market organizations ranging from $200M to $4B in revenue. Prior to joining NCR, she was Vice President of Worldwide Cloud Channel Sales at Oracle and a global channel sales leader at GE.
"Secureworks has proven that it can partner with the best security technology companies in the world to bring meaningful SaaS innovation to the global marketplace," said Perrelli. "I'm thrilled to join Mike and the team to accelerate those opportunities by broadening our channel engagement strategy and closely aligning our product, sales and marketing efforts with the right partners."
Secureworks also continues to develop direct-to-market partnerships for its software and service bundles, even as it is boosting channel engagement. The company recently announced that Red Cloak™ TDR will be paired with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection to help joint customers rid their environments of advanced threats.
Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) is a technology-driven cybersecurity leader that protects organizations in the digitally connected world. Built on proprietary technologies and world-class threat intelligence, the company's applications and solutions help prevent, detect and respond to cyber threats. Red Cloak™ software brings advanced threat analytics to thousands of customers, and the Secureworks Counter Threat Platform™ processes over 300B threat events per day. Secureworks understands complex security environments and is passionate about simplifying security with Defense in Concert so that security becomes a business enabler. More than 4,000 customers across over 50 countries are protected by Secureworks, benefit from our network effect and are Collectively Smarter. Exponentially Safer.™
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