Andy Grolnick, Chris Petersen and Phil Villella Recognized for Innovation in Security Category
BOULDER, Colorado—June 29, 2016—LogRhythm, The Security Intelligence Company, today announced that its president and CEO Andy Grolnick, CTO and co-founder Chris Petersen, and Chief Scientist and co-founder Phil Villella were named EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2016 Award winners in the security category in the Mountain Desert region.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award program. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
“We’re passionate about protecting our customers from cyber threats and building a company people enjoy coming to work for every day,” said Grolnick, Petersen and Villella. “We’re honored by this award. Our success can be attributed to visionary product strategy, commitment to customer success and our exceptional team of over 500 people worldwide.”
Today, LogRhythm is one of the hottest cyber security firms in the world. More than 2,000 customers across five continents leverage LogRhythm’s Security Intelligence Platform to immediately and efficiently detect, respond to and neutralize advanced cyber threats. LogRhythm’s award-winning platform unifies next-generation SIEM, log management, network and endpoint monitoring, and advanced security analytics, in order to stop attacks in their tracks.
As Mountain Desert region award winners, Grolnick, Petersen and Villella are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 national program. Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have propelled their companies’ success, invigorated their industries and benefited their communities.
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.
About EY Entrepreneur of the Year®
EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur of the Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.