NEW YORK, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BetterCloud, the leading SaaS Operations Management platform, announced today it has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Jim Brennan as Chief Product Officer. In his new position, Brennan will lead the company's product management, product operations and design teams. In addition, as a member of the executive leadership team, Brennan will ensure the development of the BetterCloud platform is aligned with the company's strategic direction, especially its diverse go-to-market strategy and focus on bringing SaaS Operations Management to enterprises worldwide.
"Jim has worked at some of the largest and most valuable companies in the world, including IBM, and the knowledge he brings based on those experiences will be invaluable to BetterCloud as we continue to build on our industry leading SaaS Operations Management platform," said David Politis, CEO of BetterCloud. "Jim's deep technical expertise in security is unique and his proven leadership abilities and entrepreneurial spirit are a perfect fit with our plans to take BetterCloud's product development efforts to the next level."
Brennan brings more than 20 years of experience in the development, management, and marketing of technology solutions, including 18 years in the information security industry. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Product Management at IBM where he was responsible for all aspects of product strategy, roadmap and execution across the company's Security Operations & Response portfolio. In this role, he led a global team of product managers, and several cross-functional teams involving engineering, marketing, sales and support. He also held several Director-level positions at the company. Prior to joining IBM, Brennan was Director of Product Management at Dell SecureWorks where he led a team of product managers across the device management, monitoring and log management services offerings.
"BetterCloud has built a pioneering solution that is fundamentally changing the way companies manage and secure applications in the cloud, and I couldn't more excited to join the team during this pivotal moment of growth," said Brennan. "Everything from their impressive team of seasoned leaders and their world-class platform to the partnerships they've built with companies like Google, Okta and Dropbox, made it an easy choice. The value BetterCloud is delivering to enterprises today is unmatched and I look forward to playing a key role in this next chapter in BetterCloud's history."
BetterCloud is the first SaaS Operations Management platform, empowering IT and security teams to define, remediate, and enforce management and security policies for SaaS applications. Over 2,500 customers in 60+ countries rely on BetterCloud for continuous event monitoring, quickly remediating threats, and fully-automated policy enforcement. To further guide customers on their SaaS strategy, the company established the first-ever "SaaS Application Management and Security Framework" in its newly published book, Controlling Your SaaS Environment. BetterCloud is headquartered in New York City with an engineering office in Atlanta, GA. For more information, please visit www.bettercloud.com.