SentinelOne, the autonomous cybersecurity platform company, has appointed Ric Smith as the chief technology office (CTO). With over 15 years of experience driving product development in pre- and post-IPO companies, Smith will accelerate global research and development (R&D) efforts and support the rapid growth of SentinelOne’s Singularity XDR platform across the endpoint, cloud and IoT security markets.
“The demand for AI-powered technology will only continue to increase as the threat landscape evolves,” said Tomer Weingarten, Co-Founder and CEO, SentinelOne. “We’re on a mission to become the next great cybersecurity company, protecting the data of the world’s leading and largest enterprises with an AI-powered approach. Ric’s expertise driving high functioning engineering teams will be a critical asset on our growth journey. ”
Coming off the heels of a Series F valuing the company at more than US$3 billion and the acquisition of Scalyr to revolutionise XDR and security analytics, SentinelOne continues to be one of cybersecurity’s most promising privately held companies.
“SentinelOne is at an exciting point in its journey to becoming the market leader in AI-powered cybersecurity,” said Smith. “The Singularity XDR platform delivers unrivalled product efficacy with proactive operational insights from a security-first perspective, and I’m excited to help elevate the company’s research and development efforts to establish the cybersecurity SaaS platform of the future.”
Smith is a seasoned leader with a proven track record supporting product innovation during periods of rapid growth.Click below to share this article