Industry veteran to oversee enterprise software sales, system engineering, and partner management as company enters next phase of global expansion
November 9, 2021 – AttackIQ®, the leading independent vendor of Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) systems, today announced the appointment of Ken Schock as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Schock joins effective immediately to oversee revenue strategy and functions amid accelerating company growth.
Schock is an accomplished sales veteran with over three decades of experience driving growth at Hewlett-Packard, BMC Software, VMware, Splunk and Cloudera. Most recently, he served as CRO at Snow Software, where the company surpassed the $100 million annual recurring revenue milestone under his leadership.
“Ken’s experience successfully scaling revenue beyond $100 million and managing global sales teams in hyper-growth technology companies is precisely what we were looking for to better serve industry demand for our category-leading BAS technology and security optimization platform,” said Brett Galloway, CEO of AttackIQ.
Schock’s addition to the leadership team comes at a pivotal time for the company as it experiences increased U.S. and international growth among large private and public organizations. In his capacity as CRO, Schock will be responsible for developing sustained revenue growth strategies and maximizing the effectiveness of sales and partner teams to deliver the utmost value to customers and strengthen AttackIQ’s market leadership.
His appointment comes on the heels of AttackIQ’s $44 million Series C funding round led by Atlantic Bridge, including new investors Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) and Gaingels and existing investors Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Telstra Ventures.
“I joined AttackIQ because I am deeply aligned with the company’s values and mission to make the world safe for compute,” said Schock. “The cyberattacks and breaches we have seen over the last year have served as a powerful reminder of the importance of proactive cyberdefense strategies. I am thrilled to be working for an organization that is committed not only to delivering the most comprehensive automated security testing platform available but also to giving customers and partners access to the knowledge they need to build threat-informed defense practices.”
AttackIQ, the leading independent vendor of breach and attack simulation solutions, built the industry’s first Security Optimization Platform for continuous security control validation and improving security program effectiveness and efficiency. AttackIQ is trusted by leading organizations worldwide to plan security improvements and verify that cyberdefenses work as expected, aligned with the MITRE ATT&CK framework. The Company is committed to giving back to the cybersecurity community through its free award-winning AttackIQ Academy, open Preactive Security Exchange, and partnership with MITRE Engenuity’s Center for Threat-Informed Defense. For more information, visit www.attackiq.com. Follow AttackIQ on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.