|[September 06, 2017]
Balabit Focuses on Accelerating Growth in North America with New Executive Hires
a leading provider of Privileged Access Management solutions, today
announced two executive hires, who are joining the company to accelerate
the growth of its North American operations and sales channel.
Bekim Protopapa joins the company as Vice President North America,
leading all customer-facing operations in North America and building
upon existing success and traction in the region, including with U.S. customers
like Adobe, which leverages Balabit's solutions to meet its
compliance and internal security requirements.
Eric Morin joins as Senior Director, Channels and Alliances, focusing on
building the channel, including resellers (VARs), system integrators,
service providers and strategic technology partners.
Bekim has spent 20 years in leadership roles at companies within the
security, networking and unified communications sectors. He brings
domain experience scaling both private and public IT security technology
companies, including Mimecast, where he was General Manager for North
America, and Blue Coat (News - Alert) Systems, where he was Vice President of Sales for
Eric brings 17 years of experience managing partnerships and alliances
in the IT security and networking industies. Prior to joining Balabit,
he was the Director of Alliances and Channel Sales at CipherCloud, and
has also held leadership roles within channel sales at Silver Peak (News - Alert)
Systems and Blue Coat Systems.
"I am pleased to welcome Bekim and Eric to the team," said Zoltán
Györko, CEO, Balabit. "Their deep expertise in IT security, coupled with
their collective experience in leading business development and channel
partnerships for global companies, will be tremendous assets as we
design and execute strategies to strengthen our traction in North
America's Privileged Access Management market."
Balabit is a leading provider of Privileged Access Management (PAM) and
Log Management solutions that help businesses reduce the risk of data
breaches associated with privileged accounts.
Balabit's integrated PAM solution protects organizations in real-time
from threats posed by the misuse of high risk and privileged accounts.
Solutions include Privileged Session Manager and Privileged Account
Analytics, which together help organizations prevent, detect, and
respond to cyber attacks involving privileged accounts, including both
insider threats and external attacks using hi-jacked credentials.
Working in conjunction with existing security tools, Balabit Privileged
Access Management enables a flexible and people-centric approach to
improving security without adding additional constraints to working
Founded in 2000, Balabit has a proven track record, with 25 Fortune 100
customers and more than 1,000,000 corporate users worldwide. The company
operates globally with offices across the United States and Europe,
together with a network of reseller partners.
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