Onapsis announced the appointment of Schlumberger Chief Information Officer (CIO) Sebastien Lehnherr to its board of directors, succeeding Mario Chiock, Chief Information Security Officer at Schlumberger.
Lehnherr brings nearly 20 years of experience driving strategic technology and security initiatives at Schlumberger, which will be instrumental as Onapsis guides customers on the next phase of their digital transformation journeys.
A proven technology executive with a strong cybersecurity and operations track record, Lehnherr possesses a keen understanding of what it takes to deploy differentiated technologies and applications to drive performance and support digital transformation ambitions.
Lehnherr has held various information technology, software product development and cybersecurity leadership positions at Schlumberger, including Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), where he oversaw the company’s global, enterprise-wide security strategy.
Lehnherr adds to the world-class technology leadership on the Onapsis board, which also includes former Google CISO Gerhard Eschelbeck; NightDragon founder and former FireEye and McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt; Maria Cirino, co-founder and managing director at .406 Ventures; Yvon Roy, senior director, venture capital and technologies at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ); Marcos Galperin, chairman of the board, President and CEO of Mecardo Libre; J.R. Smith, partner at Evolution Equity Partners; David Stienes, partner at LLR Partners; and Mariano Nunez (CEO), Juan Pablo Perez-Etchegoyen (CTO) and Victor Hugo Montero, (CIO), co-founders of Onapsis.
“It’s an honor to join the Onapsis board after a year of record growth and expansion,” said Lehnherr.
“Onapsis is a true pioneer in the market, uniquely addressing a vital need to keep critical information, systems and processes from the cloud to the core secure and compliant at all times.
“As Onapsis broadens its support to other leading SaaS and cloud applications, I look forward to sharing unique insight from my own modernization efforts to help drive that vision forward.”
In October 2020, Onapsis announced a $55 million Series D funding round, fueling its growth strategy to support Salesforce, Workday, Oracle, SAP and other leading cloud applications.
This new support for mission-critical SaaS applications enables Onapsis to execute its vision of accelerating digital transformation initiatives by delivering cybersecurity and compliance solutions for all mission-critical applications and the interconnections between them.
“We’re honored to have Sebastien join our board, succeeding another transformational leader such as Mario Chiock, ” said Mariano Nunez, CEO and co-founder, Onapsis.
“His know-how and real-world success at Schlumberger will be incredibly influential as we take our next step in delivering protection and ensuring resiliency for the interconnected applications that run intelligent enterprises across the globe.”