SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WhiteHat Security, the Web security company, today announced it has named Tamir Hardof as Chief Marketing Officer. As WhiteHat Security continues to experience record growth and increasing demand for its application security solutions, Hardof's extensive experience delivering critical programs, executing on marketing strategy, and maximizing revenue growth will be key components of the company's ongoing success.
In this role, Hardof will lead global marketing functions including strategy, demand generation, and brand development. He will provide strategic direction for the company, working closely with the executive, product, and sales teams to help WhiteHat broaden its footprint in key verticals and geographic regions.
"WhiteHat Security is in a very high growth and competitive space in the security industry," said Craig Hinkley, CEO of WhiteHat Security. "Tamir brings a unique blend of marketing leadership, analytical thinking, sales and channel focus, and thought leadership to WhiteHat Security. He is a key addition to our executive team; his knowledge and insights will enhance our strategic focus, while increasing our brand awareness and accelerating our growth in the security marketplace; we are excited to have him on the team."
Hardof joins WhiteHat Security with more than 20 years of marketing experience in the technology sector. Prior to joining WhiteHat Security, Hardof served as vice president of product marketing at Fortinet. He also worked as the senior director of product marketing at Juniper Networks, where he led global marketing for Juniper's security business. In an earlier role at Check Point Software, Hardof led product marketing and key new product launches.
"Tamir will be a driving force behind the company's go-to-market strategy," said Hinkley. "He will work closely with other members of the executive team to expand WhiteHat's vision of helping organizations improve risk visibility and therefore reduce threats and the associated costs when security vulnerabilities are found."
About WhiteHat Security
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Santa Clara, California, WhiteHat Security is the leader in application security, enabling businesses to protect critical data, ensure compliance, and manage risk. WhiteHat is different because we approach application security through the eyes of the attacker. Through a combination of technology, more than a decade of intelligence metrics, and the judgment of real people, WhiteHat Security provides complete web security at a scale and accuracy unmatched in the industry. WhiteHat Sentinel, the company's flagship product line, currently manages tens of thousands of websites – including sites in highly regulated industries, such as top e-commerce, financial services, and healthcare companies. For more information on WhiteHat Security, please visit www.whitehatsec.com.
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