Press Release

Threat Stack Announces It Has Hired Matt Engel as EVP of Strategy and Business Development

Engel will support and execute Threat Stack’s strategic vision as it continues to grow in a rapidly evolving cloud security market

BOSTON, Mass. — September 26, 2018 — Threat Stack, the leader in cloud infrastructure security, today announced it has appointed Matt Engel as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. Joining Threat Stack during a period of rapid growth and product development, Engel will help shape and execute on Threat Stack’s strategic vision with a focus on market expansion and partnership development.

Engel has nearly 20 years of experience working with technology companies including most recently as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development of Applause, a Vista Equity Partners Company, CEO of Attend and Vice President, Business Development of Dyn. In addition to his active roles in technology companies, Engel has spent several years at Prism Venture Partners investing and serving on the board of various technology companies. Leveraging this experience, Engel will work with Threat Stack’s executive leadership team to cement Threat Stack’s position as a leader in cloud infrastructure security by identifying strategic opportunities for growth and business development.

“Matt brings a wealth of experience in helping growth companies like Threat Stack expand their market position through organic growth, inorganic growth and partnerships,” said Brian Ahern, chairman and CEO, Threat Stack. “He will provide invaluable strategic vision as we continue to build the industry’s best cloud infrastructure security products and services.”

“I’m very excited to join the Threat Stack team,” added Engel. “They have built one of the industry’s fastest growing companies based on the power of the Cloud Security Platform and the value of the Threat Stack Cloud SecOps Program. I look forward to helping the team execute and magnify the amazing foundation it has put in place.”

The Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform gives security and operations teams a single place to monitor their infrastructure, detect potential security incidents, and identify patterns of risky behavior across the organization. It also powers the Threat Stack Cloud SecOps Program, a series of services designed to provide the expertise that growing organizations need to integrate security and operations without having to recruit hard-to-find talent.

About Threat Stack

Threat Stack enables DevOps and SecOps teams to innovate and scale securely, meeting complex cloud security needs by identifying and verifying insider threats, external attacks, and compliance gaps in real time. Purpose-built for today’s infrastructure, the Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform® and Cloud SecOps Program combine continuous security monitoring and risk assessment to empower security and operations teams to better manage risk and compliance across their entire infrastructure, including cloud, hybrid-cloud, multi-cloud, and containerized environments.

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Ted Weismann
fama PR for Threat Stack
(617) 986-5009
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