NEEDHAM, Mass., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Promisec, a pioneer in Endpoint Detection and Response, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Simo Kamppari as CEO and President, effective immediately.
Kamppari, a partner at Synetro Group, has served on Promisec's Board since 2012.
"Simo is uniquely suited to lead the next stage of development of Promisec as the pace of change in the market for endpoint security continues to accelerate and evolve," said Pantelis A. "Pete" Georgiadis, chairman of the board for Promisec. "He brings a unique combination of deep software understanding, business leadership and strategy, with knowledge of the company and a strong working relationships with its leadership team."
"Endpoint continues to play a vital role in today's security ecosystem," said Kamppari. "I look forward to building our position in this market with a comprehensive line of solutions that help companies ensure that endpoints are secure, audits are clean, regulations are met, and vulnerabilities are addressed proactively."
Kamppari joined Synetro Group, a private equity investment and strategic advisory firm in 2010 as an operating partner. At Synetro, he has been actively engaged on strategy and operational performance at the board level of portfolio companies, and in supporting management teams in driving execution of high priority initiatives.
Previously, he served as a consultant at McKinsey and Company for five years, working with technology and financial services clients on board level issues related to strategy, operational performance improvement, and organizational design.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Kamppari was a Group Manager at Oracle Corporation. In this role he led the development of applications software for sales analysis and budgeting, and drove numerous enhancements to the software development approach utilized by the organization.
Kamppari holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Promisec is a leading provider of agentless endpoint visibility, analysis and remediation solutions for enterprise and mid-market customers globally. Promisec's cloud and on-premise based solutions enable organizations to quickly find all endpoints in their environment, analyze them for compliance with established standards, check them for vulnerabilities and exposures, analyze them for compromise, and remediate issues to secure them. In addition to these packaged product solutions, Promisec provides OEM technology solutions to Managed Service Provider partners to enable a rich set of service offerings.
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Michael Gallo for Promisec