Leading Provider of Log and Security Information Event Management Solutions Extends International Presence to Address Growing Global Demand
July 23, 2009 − LogRhythm, the company that makes log data useful, today named David Cheng as General Manager for Asia Pacific (APAC). Mr. Cheng is responsible for business operations, sales, marketing, and channel partnerships for the region.
Cheng brings over 18 years of security and infrastructure software industry experience to LogRhythm. He joins the company from ArcSight (NASD: ARST) where he was instrumental in building a multi-million dollar APAC business from scratch. Prior to ArcSight, Cheng held senior management positions at SafeNet, Resilience, and Tumbleweed Communications.
“The market opportunity for LogRhythm in the Asia Pacific region is significant and growing rapidly,” said Ross Brewer, vice president and managing director, international markets at LogRhythm. “David is the ideal person to lead our expansion in APAC. He possesses the experience, relationships, and technical skills required to enable LogRhythm to quickly build market share in this region.”
“I am pleased to join LogRhythm and lead its expansion into the Asia Pacific region,” said David Cheng, general manager of APAC for LogRhythm. “The company has developed a mature and award winning solution that has been recognized by leading analyst firms for its ease-of-use and integrated log management and SIEM capabilities. With a stable of blue chip customers in the US and Europe, this is an exciting time to join the company and be given the opportunity to open and build these key markets.”
David Cheng holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Waterloo (Canada) in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, and an MBA from the Open University of Hong Kong. Cheng is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
LogRhythm is a world leader in NextGen SIEM, empowering organizations on six continents to successfully reduce risk by rapidly detecting, responding to and neutralizing damaging cyberthreats. The LogRhythm platform combines user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA), network traffic and behavior analytics (NTBA) and security automation & orchestration (SAO) in a single end-to-end solution. LogRhythm’s Threat Lifecycle Management (TLM) framework serves as the foundation for the AI-enabled security operations center (SOC), helping customers measurably secure their cloud, physical and virtual infrastructures for both IT and OT environments. Built for security professionals by security professionals, the LogRhythm platform has won many accolades, including being positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s SIEM Magic Quadrant.