Conjur Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer
September 22, 2015 | DevOps | joanna mastrocola
Serial Entrepreneur Mark Saccone Brings 30 Years of Cross-Functional Expertise in Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Engineering, and Technology to Conjur COO Role
WALTHAM, Mass. – Sept. 22, 2015 – Conjur, Inc., the leading provider of security orchestration software, has named Mark Saccone as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Most recently, Mark was COO of 360BrandVision, a 3-D holographic delivery platform company. Mark has 30 years of experience building high growth organizations with a cross-functional background in senior finance, strategic planning, sales and marketing, operations, engineering, and management.
“Mark is a seasoned leader whose decades of prior experience and success will help to accelerate Conjur’s growth,” said Elizabeth Lawler, CEO at Conjur. “As we work closely together to shape Conjur’s operational strategy, I am confident that, with Mark’s steady guidance, we will optimize Conjur’s operations practices to assure market leadership for the company’s transformational security and compliance technology.”
Mark previously founded two startups, TalMark Nutrition and Emplanet, and has been the second employee at two other companies. He was VP of Finance at DocBox, Inc. and COO at Optimatum Group. He was also Director, Product Management & Development, Strategic Marketing at Fidelity Investments. Mark earned a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and operations research from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.
“I joined Conjur because I see incredible potential to build a new platform for a market opportunity still in its infancy, but growing exponentially,” said Mark Saccone. “The co-founders have an incredible vision and have done a great job creating a product that solves security and compliance vulnerabilities found in a variety of vertical sectors, such as finance, health care, retail and government. My focus is to rapidly scale the organization while delivering more capabilities and satisfied customers.”
About Conjur, Inc.
Conjur provides security orchestration software to manage, enforce and audit infrastructure applications with modern IT systems including Chef, Docker, Jenkins, Amazon Web Services, Open Stack, Cloud Foundry, Microsoft Azure and Puppet Labs. The company provides best practice reference architectures and standards based open source tools so that security best practices can become part of every software development activity and IT environment. Customers include Netflix, Genome Bridge, OpenDNS and Rally Software, among others. Founded in 2012, Conjur is based in Waltham, Massachusetts. Investors include Avalon Partners, Amplify Partners and Andy Palmer (Founder of Koa Labs). Visit: www.conjur.net and follow on Twitter @conjurinc.