CrowdStrike adds to senior management team

Cloud-delivered endpoint protection provider CrowdStrike has added a pair of executives they hope will help them meet the global demand for its services.

Jerry Dixon is the new chief information security officer. Previously a vice president of cyber threat intelligence and incident response at American Express, Mr. Dixon has more than 20 years of cybersecurity experience.

“I am deeply impressed with how the company has successfully aligned its visionary endpoint technology platform with world-class threat intelligence and services to offer customers the complete threat protection they need,” Mr. Dixon said. “Having held cybersecurity leadership positions in both the public and private sector over the past 20 years, I believe CrowdStrike;s approach has completely revolutionized threat protection and is the future of the industry.”

Rod Murchison joins as vice president of product management. He too has more than 20 years of experience, but in bringing innovations to the marketplace. While vice president of product management at Tripwire Mr. Murchison helped the company acquire market share in the security and vulnerability management sector before its acquisition by Belden.

“To support our explosive growth we continue to recruit top industry experts who will be instrumental in helping us drive forward our aggressive business and technology goals,” CrowdStrike cofounder and CEO George Kurtz said.

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