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IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, December 12, 2016 - Cylance® Inc, the company revolutionizing cybersecurity with the practical application of artificial intelligence to prevent the most advanced cyberthreats, today announced strategic appointments to the company's team in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).
The regional hires include Rick Ferguson and Anthony Farr, appointed to the role of Enterprise Sales Managers, and Lani Edwards as the company's Regional Channel Manager. The executives will report to Andy Solterbeck, Vice President, Cylance Asia Pacific, driving the company's regional sales and solutions delivery to market.
Furthermore, Vlado Vajdic, Mark Jones and Stephen King also join the Cylance team as Sales Engineers for the ANZ region. All three will report to Greg Singh, Director of Sales Engineering, Cylance Asia Pacific.
According to Solterbeck, since launching into this market earlier this year, Cylance has seen a tremendous level of interest from the marketplace. There has been strong uptake escalated through the channel, with early adoption in the mid-tier and enterprise customer base.
"We are excited to announce the new appointments to Cylance's channel and sales team in ANZ," said Solterbeck. "Cylance’s regional growth strategy is reliant on our channel partners, and we are investing in a team of industry experts with impeccable credentials to manage and support the demand for our solutions."
Cylance has pioneered the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify and block cyberthreats at the endpoint. In just a few short years, the company has achieved a position of leadership in the security industry, recently raising US$100 million in Series D funding. Gartner recently name Cylance the fastest-growing endpoint security company of the last decade.
About Cylance® Inc.
Cylance is the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity to prevent the most advanced security threats in the world. Using a breakthrough predictive analysis process, CylancePROTECT® quickly and accurately identifies what is benign and what is a threat, and prevents malicious code from ever executing on a targeted system. By coupling advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence with a unique understanding of an attacker’s mentality, Cylance provides technology and services that are truly predictive and preventive against the most advanced threats. For more information visit: www.cylance.com
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