NEW YORK, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
ThetaRay, a leading provider of big data analytics solutions for unknown threat and risk detection, today announced the opening of a U.S. office in New York. Kris Robinson, a big data expert and 30 year tech industry veteran, is joining as EVP, Americas to lead the U.S. effort and help ThetaRay grow and support its customer base.
"I have worked with analytics across a wide spectrum of technologies, and am impressed by ThetaRay's method of harnessing big data to protect financial institutions and critical infrastructure from unknown threats," said Ms. Robinson. "I look forward to helping the company expand its presence and customer base in the U.S. The application of ThetaRay's anomaly-based solutions also presents an exciting new way to identify and optimize new opportunities across a range of industries."
Ms. Robinson previously served as vice president of several divisions at the Hewlett-Packard Company. She has also held VP positions with NCR/Teradata Corporation. An honors graduate in sales and marketing from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business, Ms. Robinson holds an MBA from Georgia State University.
"We are seeing increasing demand among U.S. companies for operational risk solutions that can identify even the most sophisticated attacks," said Mark Gazit, CEO of ThetaRay. "With her big data/analytics expertise and stellar sales record, Kris Robinson is the perfect candidate to help us build our U.S. business."
ThetaRay was founded by two mathematicians who devoted a decade of academic research to developing a solid analytical platform and threat detection solutions for the protection of critical infrastructure, financial institutions and other industry sectors. Requiring no rules, heuristics or signatures, the mathematically-based platform and layered solutions uncover zero-day attacks, hidden APTs, operational faults, fraud and other threats by simultaneously analyzing all security and operational data sources instantaneously.
ThetaRay is a leading provider of a big data analytics platform and solutions for advanced cyber security, operational efficiency, and risk detection, protecting financial services sectors and critical infrastructure against unknown threats. ThetaRay's core technology is based on state of the art algorithms, which power its proprietary Hyper-Dimensional, Multi-Domain Big Data Analytics platform. Organizations whose operations rely on highly heterogeneous and complex environments leverage ThetaRay's unmatched detection and low false positive rates as a see-all power that enables them to unify detection and uncover the unknown.