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 empowers more than 4,000 customers across the globe to measurably mature their security operations program. LogRhythm’s award-winning NextGen SIEM Platform delivers comprehensive security analytics; user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA); network detection and response (NDR); and security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) within a single, integrated platform for rapid detection, response, and neutralization of threats. Built by security professionals for security professionals, LogRhythm enables security professionals at leading organizations like Cargill, NASA, and XcelEnergy to promote visibility for their cybersecurity program and reduce risk to their organization each and every day. LogRhythm is the only provider to earn the Gartner Peer Insights’ Customer Choice for SIEM designation three years in a row. To learn more, please visit logrhythm.com.
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.