Gurucul announced that Jasen Meece, former Managing Partner for IBM’s Global Security Group, has joined the company as President.
He will oversee sales, business development, channel and partnership programs, and their go-to-market strategies.
“With more than 20 years of management experience in identity, cloud security and cyber risk management with IBM, KPMG, Oracle and Sun Microsystems, Jasen is a great addition to our team,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul.
“He has managed both internal and external facing organizations focused on helping customers solve complex digital transformation challenges. His passion for reducing cyber risk and deep industry relationships in the enterprise and partner community will help Gurucul accelerate and scale up our business development and growth initiatives.”
Jasen Meece joins Gurucul from IBM’s Global Security group where he served as Managing Partner, Cloud Identity. Prior to IBM, Jasen was Managing Director with KPMG where he helped implement cyber risk mitigation programs for several global organizations.
He was previously President of Qubera Solutions, a global IAM integrator and IT strategy firm acquired by KPMG. Jasen has built and led sales organizations for software companies.
He has a proven track record in both enterprise and mid-market sales management positions with Oracle Corporation, Sun Microsystems (now Oracle) and Sabre Corporation. Jasen has an MBA from Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business.
“Gurucul has pioneered the market for behavior-based security and identity analytics, with the most mature technology that is widely deployed in Fortune 1000 companies” said Jasen Meece.
“The market for user and entity behavior analytics is now moving beyond the early adopter phase, and Gurucul is in a position to rapidly help enterprises mitigate cyber risk with security, identity and fraud analytics. This is an exciting time to join the company and really scale up our business relationships and market share.”