ExtraHop appoints Simon Howe to Area Vice President for Australia and New Zealand

ExtraHop appoints Simon Howe to Area Vice President for Australia and New Zealand

ExtraHop has appointed Simon Howe as Area Vice President for Australia and New Zealand.

On the heels of the company securing $100m in growth capital in January 2024, ExtraHop is planning for significant international expansion with a strong focus on Asia Pacific.

Based in Sydney, Howe will be responsible for further charting the company’s ANZ presence and sales growth in the enterprise security market and lead the region’s partner strategy.

Howe comes to ExtraHop with more than 20 years of experience, most recently serving as Regional Director for Asia Pacific and Japan at AttackIQ.

Prior to AttackIQ, he was at LogRhythm for eight years playing an instrumental role in growing the company’s roster of large enterprise and public sector customers.

Howe also held sales positions at Symantec and Acronis, where he developed and leveraged strategic channel relationships.

“Simon understands the unique risk, compliance, and cybersecurity challenges ANZ customers face and he knows what it takes to execute successful customer engagement in a key region of growth for ExtraHop,” said Ken Chen, Vice President, Asia Pacific & Japan, ExtraHop.

Howe said: “ExtraHop is at a pivotal moment in its growth trajectory. The company is poised for success, having experienced tremendous momentum partnering with key technology partners like CrowdStrike and Netskope, expanding its channel strategy with managed services and leading distributors, and continuously iterating on its innovative AI technology.”

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