Experienced communications professional Malcolm Skinner to drive LogRhythm messaging throughout EMEA and AsiaPac regions
22 April 2010 – LogRhythm, the company that makes log data useful, has announced the appointment of a new international marketing manager to continue driving the company’s success story around the globe. Malcolm Skinner, a technology industry communications professional with 20 years’ experience in the field, has a remit to promote the LogRhythm word throughout the AsiaPac and EMEA regions. Malcolm Skinner joins LogRhythm having amassed a wealth of marketing and PR experience in the IT security sector in which he has operated for the past 15 years. His background includes the role of director of international marketing at security specialist Cybertrust where he helped raise the company’s profile to Global 2000 companies ahead of the organisation being acquired by communications giant Verizon Inc. He has also operated as international marketing director at French web application security vendor Bee Ware.
Commenting on his new role, Malcolm Skinner said, “I am delighted to have joined such a progressive and forward-thinking company as LogRhythm and I am looking forward to communicating the company’s vision to audiences throughout the EMEA and AsiaPac territories. With industry analysts Forrester predicting a market of $1.13 Billion by 2011, Security Information and Event management (SIEM) and automated log management are an increasingly vital part of an organisation’s operations. Driven by a focus in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) LogRhythm is undoubtedly the leading provider and innovator with SIEM in this space.”
Malcolm Skinner’s appointment stands as further evidence of LogRhythm’s commitment to recruiting industry leaders to drive its business development across the globe. Continued hiring of experienced technology and security professionals backed by industry-leading products has seen LogRhythm earn ‘Visionary’ level of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant and secure awards from leading industry publications.
Ross Brewer, LogRhythm vice president and managing director, APAC and EMEA, said, “LogRhythm is delighted to welcome Malcolm on board and we are confident he will bring all his communications expertise to bear on promoting LogRhythm around the globe. This is just the latest step in our continuing expansion through recruitment of skilled and experienced industry leaders into key positions.”