SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kenna Security, a leader in predictive cyber risk, announced today that industry veteran Timothy Sadler has joined the Kenna leadership team as vice president of global sales and field operations. Sadler brings more than 20 years of experience in sales, sales management, and channel sales to Kenna’s field operations.
As a key member of Kenna’s leadership team, Sadler will leverage his extensive experience in expanding enterprise sales organizations. He will be responsible for driving Kenna’s next stage of growth, including the launch of an enhanced channel program. In his role, Sadler will propel the integration and alignment between all revenue related functions, including sales, sales operations, customer success, and revenue management.
“As we look to harness the demand for Kenna’s risk-based approach to vulnerability management and prepare the company for it’s next level of development, we’re pleased to welcome a veteran sales leader like Timothy to the Kenna leadership team,” said Karim Toubba, CEO at Kenna Security. “With recent executive appointments in marketing, research, and in the EMEA market, Timothy joins our executive team at a pivotal point in our growth trajectory. We are confident that Timothy’s approach to developing sales strategy and building winning sales teams will enable Kenna to expand our reach to more of the world’s most prominent enterprise businesses and achieve our revenue objectives.”
Sadler joins Kenna with more than two decades of sales leadership experience in the information technology industry. Most recently, he was the vice president of sales for the western U.S. at Tanium, where he developed field strategy and built out the sales team, turning the region into the number one enterprise region in the world. Prior to Tanium, Sadler held a variety of leadership roles at Exabeam, Menlo Security, FireEye and IronPort. He was part of the early team at FireEye that helped the company grow from $4M to $622M, leading to a successful IPO.
“In a daily environment where organizations are attempting to manage and remediate millions of vulnerabilities, demand is increasing for a risk-based prioritization approach like Kenna’s,” said Timothy Sadler, vice president of global sales and field operations. “I’m excited to join the leadership team at this period of great opportunity for Kenna.”
Sadler steps into his new role at Kenna at a time of consistent positive momentum. In 2017 the number of organizations using the Kenna Security Platform grew by more than 60 percent to more than 300 customers currently, and sales of the Kenna Security Platform more than doubled for the third year in a row. Today 25 percent of Fortune 20 firms and 10 percent of Fortune 500 firms employ the Kenna Security Platform.