Technology and Marketing Leader Joins CyberArk’s Executive Team
NEWTON, Mass. and PETACH TIKVA, Israel – May 9, 2017 – CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the company that protects organizations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, today announced the appointment of Marianne Budnik as chief marketing officer (CMO). Marianne will report to CyberArk CEO Udi Mokady, and be responsible for the global structure, strategy and execution of all aspects of CyberArk’s marketing efforts to broaden market reach and drive demand for the company’s market-leading privileged account security solutions.
“Marianne brings tremendous technology industry experience and insight earned from working with a range of organizations at different stages of growth and maturity,” said Udi Mokady, chairman and CEO, CyberArk. “She has a proven track record for creating and leading effective global marketing initiatives that scale, and will be a valuable addition to our executive team. Her focus, energy and talent will be instrumental in continuing to differentiate CyberArk as a cyber security leader.”
Budnik brings deep experience to CyberArk, having led creative, impactful global marketing strategies at SimpliVity (acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise), Acme Packet, Inc. (acquired by Oracle) and CA Technologies. As CMO at SimpliVity, she helped shape and drive demand for a new technology category, hyperconverged infrastructure, which drove customer value and the evolution of the organization from start-up to a high-growth industry leader. Prior to SimpliVity, Budnik served as CMO of Acme Packet where she helped expand market opportunities and increase brand value and visibility. Budnik also served as CMO at CA Technologies, and held multiple senior leadership positions at EMC Corporation.
“CyberArk is a respected cyber security industry leader and a trusted advisor to thousands of organizations around the world,” said Budnik. “The incredible focus and discipline of this organization, which is clearly committed to innovation, value and customer satisfaction, makes CyberArk a stand-out global organization. Drawing on the drive and vision of this team, I am enthusiastic about what we can achieve together.”
Budnik joins the CyberArk executive team as the company extends its position as the market leader, being consistently recognized for technology innovation by organizations such as SC Magazine, CRN and Government Security News. CyberArk has also been named a top place to work by Fortune Magazine and global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work, Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal.
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Dedicated to stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against cyber threats before attacks can escalate and do irreparable damage. The company is trusted by the world’s leading companies – including more than 45 percent of the Fortune 100 – to protect their highest value information assets, infrastructure and applications. A global company, CyberArk is headquartered in Petach Tikva, Israel, with U.S. headquarters located in Newton, Mass. The company also has offices throughout the Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific and Japan. To learn more about CyberArk, visit www.cyberark.com, read the CyberArk blog, or follow on Twitter via @CyberArk, LinkedIn or Facebook.