Anomali announced that multi-decade industry veteran Justin Coker has been named Vice President and General Manager of Europe and the Middle East (EMEA).
Coker takes the region’s helm during a period of explosive demand for Anomali’s leading cybersecurity solutions, which are delivering unmatched ability in precision threat detection and comprehensive response that stops immediate and future breaches and attacks.
“Anomali is building a world-class leadership team as we continue on our phenomenal growth trajectory around the world. Justin brings a powerful combination of experience and skill to ensure that our public and private sector customers and partners receive the attention needed to build efficient, high-performance security infrastructures that stop advanced breaches and the attackers targeting their enterprises,” said Ahmed Rubaie, CEO, Anomali. “We are excited to welcome Justin to the company; his commitment to the organization and regional expertise makes him the perfect leader for the job.”
Coker has spent more than 20 years in senior sales management roles at leading enterprise cybersecurity companies. He joins Anomali from IronNet Cybersecurity, where, as VP of EMEA, he built out a sales team from the ground up on its journey to its recent IPO.
Prior to then, he was VP of EMEA at Skybox Security, where he grew the business from a start-up to a team of 50, along the way winning a comprehensive list of EMEA’s largest organizations as customers and creating strong alliances with many of the premier partner organizations across the region. Before that, while at Symantec, he led the United Kingdom’s and Ireland’s retail banking and finance enterprise sales team for five years.
He has held other successful IT sales positions at AXENT Technologies, Parametric Technology, and Fujitsu. Throughout his professional career, Coker has exceeded expectations at building and scaling successful sales teams and has remained enthusiastic about delivering business value to his clients and partners.
“I am excited to be joining Anomali at such a pivotal phase of growth and innovation. I look forward to driving our deeper portfolio adoption across EMEA through the development of existing and new markets, coupled with the continued expansion of our global channel and technology partner ecosystem,” said Coker. “Anomali’s go-to-market approach in EMEA is centered around our continued passion for creating strong partnerships with our global enterprise clients and helping them capitalize upon significant business value. I look forward to fulfilling our mission to strengthen customers’ security efficacy and efficiency, fueled by our intelligence-driven detection and response solutions and world-class customer-focused team.”
Coker and his team will be furthering access to the award-winning Anomali portfolio, which includes ThreatStream, a threat management platform, Lens, a Natural Language Processing (NLP) product that identifies all threats and IOCs in any web content to operationalize them across security infrastructures, and Match, advanced global attacker detection and response solution that identifies and responds to threats in real-time by automatically correlating all security telemetry data against active threat intelligence.