Secureworks Hires Geoff Haydon as Chief Revenue Officer
February 12, 2018
Haydon, longtime RSA and EMC executive has joined Secureworks'
executive leadership team as Chief Revenue Officer to lead the
company's global go-to-market strategy.
Haydon has many years of experience in driving business growth
in the competitive market for information security solutions.
Most recently, he served as the CEO of Canadian-based IT
security solutions provider Absolute Software Corporation. In
this capacity, Haydon spearheaded the transformation and
expansion of Absolute Software into one of the world's leading
providers of enterprise endpoint and information security.
Prior to joining Absolute Software, Haydon spent 18 years with
RSA and EMC; having most recently worked as EMC's Chief
Operating Officer for the Asia-Pacific region. While Haydon
served as RSA's Vice President for the Americas and for the APJ
region, the company saw significant increases in its revenues
and global market share. Haydon's other roles included serving
as Executive Director of EMC's Global Commercial "go-to-market
strategy" and working for EMC in numerous other enterprise sales
am excited Geoff is joining the team as our Chief Revenue
Officer," said Michael R. Cote, Secureworks CEO and President.
"His many years of successfully leading large sales
organizations and in working in the global security industry, as
well as the wealth of knowledge he has gained from his operating
and general manager roles is a tremendous addition to our team.
It is rare to find an executive who combines a boardroom
perspective with in-depth security knowledge and successful
go-to-market experience. This exceptional combination will
substantially strengthen our sales, marketing and go-to-market
capabilities and enhance our security offerings to ensure we
continue delivering differentiated value to our global clients
for years to come."
"Enterprises are struggling under immense security and
regulatory pressures as they compete in today's increasingly
vulnerable, digitally-connected business environment," said
Geoff Haydon. "As one of the largest and most trusted
cybersecurity solutions providers, Secureworks is uniquely
positioned to help these organizations succeed. I am thrilled to
join the world-class team at Secureworks to help accelerate
growth, and substantially expand our global customer footprint."