COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenable™, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced that it has appointed Brooke Seawell to its Board of Directors, where he will serve as chairman of Tenable's audit committee. Seawell brings more than 35 years of industry experience in finance, accounting, governance and business operations to Tenable, including previous executive roles as Chief Financial Officer at leading technology companies such as Synopsys and Weitek. Seawell currently serves on the Board of Directors of a number of category-leading public technology companies including Tableau Software, Inc., and NVIDIA, and during his career has been involved in ten initial public offerings and numerous acquisitions. Seawell holds an M.B.A and B.A. from Stanford University and previously served on the Management Board of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
"Our unwavering commitment to building a great company that solves real customer problems is highlighted by consistent and rapid growth in every geography and segment, a large and expanding customer base and delivery of innovative technology to secure the entire modern attack surface," said Amit Yoran, Chairman and CEO of Tenable. "We are delighted to welcome Brooke to the Tenable board and look forward to his expert counsel as we lead the company through its next chapter of growth."
"Tenable pioneered the vulnerability management market and is now uniquely positioned to pioneer the emerging category of Cyber Exposure," said Seawell. "Every C-suite and Board of Directors will rely on Cyber Exposure data to understand and reduce cyber risk, one of the existential risks facing every business today. Tenable's technology leadership and experienced management team is a winning combination to solve this critical and growing problem."
This announcement comes on the heels of the company's achieving record third quarter results with billings growth exceeding 50 percent year over year. The third quarter marks the sixth consecutive quarter of 45 percent billings growth or higher, and showcases Tenable's leadership in helping organizations of all sizes around the globe rethink how they manage, measure and reduce cyber risk. Tenable's global footprint includes over 23,000 customers in 160 countries and 22 percent of the companies on the Forbes Global 2000 list.
Tenable™, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 23,000 organizations of all sizes around the globe rely on Tenable to manage and measure their modern attack surface to accurately understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable built its platform from the ground up to deeply understand assets, networks and vulnerabilities, extending this knowledge and expertise into Tenable.io™ to deliver the world's first platform to provide live visibility into any asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, large government agencies and mid-sized organizations across the private and public sectors. Learn more at tenable.com.
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