Threat Stack Hires Matt Knutsen as SVP of Sales

Published May 07, 2019


Suzanne DuLong
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Holly Lancaster
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Knutsen Focused on Enabling Threat Stack to Capitalize on Rapidly Growing Cloud Security Market Opportunity

BOSTON, Mass. — Threat Stack, the leader in cloud security and compliance for infrastructure and applications, today announced it has hired Matt Knutsen as Senior Vice President of Sales. Knutsen will leverage over 15 years’ of experience growing sales teams in emerging markets to help further Threat Stack’s position as a leader in the growing cloud infrastructure security and compliance market.

Prior to joining Threat Stack, Knutsen was the Executive Vice President and General Manager at Avecto, an endpoint privilege management vendor recently acquired by Bomgar. Before Avecto, he spent eight years in sales leadership positions at AppSense.

Threat Stack is helping its customers embrace the benefits of the cloud and achieve their digital transformation goals by providing unprecedented security observability across their entire cloud infrastructure. By giving its customers full stack security observability throughout the software development lifecycle, Threat Stack is enabling its customers to meet compliance objectives and improve operational efficiency as they securely conquer the cloud.

“I’m thrilled to join the Threat Stack team,” said Senior Vice President of Sales, Threat Stack. “Threat Stack has an amazing product and game-changing services in a young industry with endless potential for growth. I’m looking forward to working with the rest of the Threat Stack team to help us capitalize on the market opportunity in front of us.”

“Matt has a wealth of experience helping growing organizations gain market share in emerging markets,” said Brian M. Ahern, CEO, Threat Stack. “He will be an invaluable resource for Threat Stack’s go-to-market team as we continue to build our lead in the growing cloud security space.”

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