Vectra appoints security industry executive Kevin Moore to lead worldwide sales
Vectra Networks, the leader in automated threat management, today announced that Kevin Moore, a noted sales veteran in the security industry, was appointed senior vice president of worldwide sales. In this role, he is responsible for all direct and channel sales globally.
A San Francisco Bay Area native, Moore brings nearly two decades of sales and sales operations experience to his new position at Vectra, having spent 13 successful years at cloud-based security-as-a-service firm Proofpoint, from its first product shipment to post-IPO.
“Kevin has a proven track record of success in leading and scaling sales organizations from early revenue to IPO,” said Hitesh Sheth, president and CEO of Vectra. “He’s been the cornerstone of every sales organization he’s worked in and I am thrilled to have him join us to lead the growth of our worldwide sales operations.”
Before Vectra, Moore was vice president of sales at Proofpoint, where he was most recently responsible for global strategic accounts, as well as leading its global sales expansion efforts into the Asia-Pacific theater. Prior to that role, Moore served as the vice president of North America field sales at Proofpoint and previously director of U.S. regional sales and director of corporate sales at Proofpoint.
“I look forward to taking Vectra sales to the next level on a global scale,” said Moore. “Vectra has achieved remarkable momentum in the cybersecurity space in a short period of time. The company has developed incredible technology that is solving the critical problem of helping enterprises address active cyber attacks in real-time. I’m excited about strengthening our presence in existing markets and extending our reach into new markets.”
Vectra® Networks is the leader in automated threat management solutions for the real-time detection of in-progress cyber attacks. The company’s solution automatically correlates threats against hosts that are under attack and provides unique context about what attackers are doing so organizations can quickly prevent or mitigate loss. Vectra prioritizes attacks that pose the greatest business risk, enabling organizations to make rapid decisions on where to focus time and resources. Vectra was named Dark Reading’s Best of Black Hat 2016 “Most Innovative Emerging Company” and the American Business Awards also selected Vectra as the Gold Award winner for Tech Startup of 2015. Vectra investors include Khosla Ventures, Accel Partners, IA Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures and DAG Ventures. The company’s headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., and it has European regional headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. More information can be found at www.vectranetworks.com.
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