Cybersecurity sales leader to further Semperis’ global expansion, following consistent triple-digit revenue growth and identity security innovation
HOBOKEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Semperis, a pioneer in identity-driven cyber resilience, today announced the appointment of Mike DeGaetano as Chief Revenue Officer. In this role, DeGaetano will lead the global sales, channels, and alliances teams as Semperis continues its high growth trajectory.
“We are proud to welcome Mike during a stage of significant growth,” said Mickey Bresman, Semperis CEO. “Mike is a proven cybersecurity sales leader with invaluable expertise in helping late-stage and public companies hit or exceed revenue growth goals. I am thrilled he is joining the leadership team to build upon our existing momentum and help capture increasing demand for identity system defense.”
DeGaetano joins Semperis with over 17 years of sales leadership experience across the cybersecurity industry. Most recently, he was Global Head of Sales at Symantec, where he was responsible for rebuilding the cybersecurity sales team following the Broadcom acquisition. Prior to Symantec, DeGaetano held sales management positions at Forcepoint, Zscaler, and RSA, helping to accelerate customer acquisition and win deals in many of the world’s largest companies.
“Joining Semperis is an extraordinary opportunity to be a part of a high-growth company that is a recognized leader in the Identity Threat Detection and Response (ITDR) space,” said DeGaetano. “In today’s turbulent cyber environment, Semperis’ dedication to innovation, coupled with a culture of excellence, has proven to be a key differentiator in the market. I am excited to play a pivotal role in this next phase of growth for Semperis.”
The appointment of DeGaetano comes amid a time of rapid growth for Semperis. In 2022, the company raised a $200+ million growth round and was highlighted in the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Fast 500 lists as one of the fastest-growing cybersecurity companies in North America. Throughout its unprecedented growth, Semperis has stayed true to its culture of excellence and commitment to being a force for good, exemplified by its placement on Inc. Magazine’s annual list of Best Workplaces for 2023.
To learn more about Semperis, its leadership team, and its ITDR offerings, visit: https://www.semperis.com/.
For security teams charged with defending hybrid and multi-cloud environments, Semperis ensures the integrity and availability of critical enterprise directory services at every step in the cyber kill chain and cuts recovery time by 90%. Purpose-built for securing hybrid Active Directory environments, Semperis’ patented technology protects over 50 million identities from cyberattacks, data breaches, and operational errors. The world’s leading organizations trust Semperis to spot directory vulnerabilities, intercept cyberattacks in progress, and quickly recover from ransomware and other data integrity emergencies. Semperis is headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey, and operates internationally, with its research and development team distributed throughout the United States, Canada, and Israel.
Semperis hosts the award-winning Hybrid Identity Protection conference and podcast series (www.hipconf.com) and built the community hybrid Active Directory cyber defender tools, Purple Knight (www.purple-knight.com) and Forest Druid. The company has received the highest level of industry accolades, recently named to Inc. Magazine’s list of best workplaces for 2023 and ranked the fastest-growing cybersecurity company in America by the Financial Times. Semperis is a Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance and Co-Sell partner and a member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA).
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