Anomali | January 14, 2022
Anomali, the leader in intelligence-driven extended detection and response (XDR) cybersecurity solutions, announced that Chris Peterson has been named Vice President of Global Channel and Technology Partnerships. Peterson brings more than 25 years of proven experience in building partner ecosystems at some of the world’s top cybersecurity and technology providers. At Anomali, he will lead channel and partner strategy as demand for our precision threat detection and comprehensive response solutions increases rapidly across the world.
Anomali is adding seasoned executives to our unrivaled leadership team as we continue to experience extraordinary global demand for our solutions that effectively and efficiently stop not only breaches, but also advanced adversaries. Chris’ remarkable cybersecurity knowledge and history of working with the channel will help us to expand out to a wider range of customers who depend on partners for access to our efficient, high-performance product portfolio to solve their most significant security challenges. We are thrilled that Chris has joined the company. His expertise at helping partners to maximize value and security for their customers will open new and expansive opportunities for Anomali.”
Ahmed Rubaie, CEO, Anomali
Peterson has spent more than 25 years building and leading channel sales programs at top enterprise cybersecurity companies. Before Anomali, he was at Tenable, where he served as Vice President of Global Partnerships and was responsible for developing and implementing partner programs that contributed to its successful IPO in 2018. While at SourceFire, Peterson created, executed and grew the company’s global partner strategy into a $260 million business unit, leading to its 2013 acquisition by Cisco Systems. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Channels at ArcSight, where he helped to expand the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) provider’s presence across the global partner and MSSP marketplace. Peterson is a member of the Forbes Business Development Council, has been named a CRN Channel Chief, executed numerous 5-Star rated Partner Programs for multiple years, and is recognized as an industry thought leader in his professional field.
“Our relationships with hundreds of channel resellers, MSSPs, and global systems integrators are helping our joint customers to optimize existing security investments, increase efficiency, and to defend digital transformation projects against modern adversaries,” said Peterson. “I look forward to ramping Anomali’s partner program further, as it will open new opportunities to land our products and associated services into thousands of global public and private sector organizations that need to gain an advantage in the chaotic and high-risk threat landscapes they operate within.”
Through the Anomali Partner program, Peterson and his team will help streamline customers’ access to the award-winning Anomali platform, which correlates more than 190 trillion threats per second to optimize all security solutions to provide a more refined and optimized extended detection and response (XDR) capability. Products include ThreatStream, our leading threat management platform, Lens, the only NLP-powered product that identifies all threats and IOCs in any web content to operationalize them across security infrastructures, and Match, our advanced global attacker detection and response solution that quickly identifies and responds to threats in real-time by automatically correlating all security telemetry data against active threat intelligence.
R2integrated | February 26, 2020
R2integrated, a rapidly growing, digital marketing agency, announced today that it has hired former Oracle customer experience executive, Michael Paige, as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). An adept software development leader, Paige will apply his more than 25 years of client partnership experience toward further optimizing R2i's technology resources so its clients maximize the full potential of their marketing stack. In addition to the award-winning Adobe Solutions Partner's leadership team, he represents another increase in R2i's continued investment in equipping marketers with the tools they need to transform the customer experience.Paige was strategically selected to inject R2i's existing technical experts with fresh digital perspectives. His proven-record of empowering digital agents to outpace emerging industry trends is showcased by increasing the speed at which they transform. Paige most recently worked at Oracle, where he led the customer experience delivery team within the enterprise software company's North American Applications Consulting unit. Prior to Oracle, he led technology teams at Epsilon, in addition to managing business engagements for some of the global marketing company's largest clients. Highlights from Paige's tenure as Vice President of DX Delivery include driving the stability and growth of strategic multi-channel platforms for financial, retail and agency markets. Moreover, he structured company operations to maximize effectiveness and eliminate organizational obstacles as Senior Vice President of DX Solutions Engineering.
SEMrush | August 14, 2020
SEMrush, the leading online visibility management and content marketing SaaS platform, has been recognized by Inc. Magazine in its annual 5000 fastest growing companies list. SEMrush placed 1412th on the list and 190th among software companies, according to revenue growth over the three-year period between 2016 and 2019.Oleg Shchegelov, co-founder and CEO of SEMrush, commented, "We are absolutely thrilled to be included in Inc.'s rating of the fastest growing companies in America. The explosive growth that SEMrush has experienced over the past few years has been fueled by the passion of our whole team, as well as the shared success with our customers. What excites me even more than this wonderful achievement is the fact that we are just getting started and we have so much more planned for the coming years."Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk added: "The companies on this year's Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business. From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism."The magazine's list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, includes innovative businesses from a range of industries such as information technology, financial services, retail, telecommunications, health care, transportation, energy, manufacturing, as well as media and entertainment. Companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle, and Patagonia have all been featured by Inc. 5000 in the past.
WWE | January 11, 2022
WWE announced the appointment of Seth Zaslow as Senior Vice President, Head of Investor Relations. He succeeds longtime WWE finance executive Michael Weitz in this role. In addition to continuing to oversee financial planning and analysis, Weitz will add responsibility for the treasury function, capital markets and corporate development projects. Both executives will report directly to WWE Chief Financial & Administrative Officer Frank A. Riddick III.
Zaslow will be responsible for leading the Company’s investor relations program. He will serve as the primary liaison between WWE and the investment community overseeing all aspects of investor relations programs and initiatives.
Zaslow brings over 20 years of experience in various investor relations and finance roles. Prior to his appointment, he served as the head of investor relations for Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. and AMC Networks Inc., where he oversaw the creation of the investor relations function for both companies. Earlier in his career, Zaslow held various senior financial and operational roles at Cablevision Systems Corporation and Time Warner Inc. (predecessor to WarnerMedia).
He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Binghamton University.
“I’m delighted to be joining the talented people at WWE. In partnership with the executive leadership team, this position will play an important role in driving long-term shareholder value,” said Zaslow.
I’m excited to have Seth join our team. He has a wealth of investor relations, finance and media industry experience and will be integral in communicating our strategy and investment story to the investment community.”
Frank A. Riddick III, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer of WWE
Weitz has led the financial planning and investor relations functions for WWE since joining the company in 2006 and supported key strategic initiatives including the renewal of WWE’s key content agreements, launch of WWE Network and implementation of WWE’s share repurchase program. Prior to joining WWE, he served in various senior positions at Time Warner Inc. and Dun & Bradstreet.
“Working closely with Michael for many years, I have great confidence in his abilities. He has tremendous knowledge of the company and I look forward to him taking on these expanded responsibilities,” said Riddick.
WWE, a publicly traded company, is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The Company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, premium live events, digital media, and publishing platforms. WWE’s TV-PG programming can be seen in more than 900 million homes worldwide in 28 languages through world-class distribution partners including NBCUniversal, FOX Sports, BT Sport, Sony India, and Rogers. The award-winning WWE Network includes all premium live events, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library and is currently available in more than 180 countries. In the United States, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, is the exclusive home to WWE Network.