Coalfire Appoints Patrick Kehoe as Chief Marketing Officer
Cybersecurity Industry Veteran Brings More Than 25 Years’ Experience to Colorado-Based Risk Management and Compliance Services Leader
Westminster, Colo. – June 1, 2016 – Coalfire, a leader in cybersecurity risk management and compliance services, today announced the appointment of Patrick Kehoe as CMO, effective immediately. Kehoe brings a vast wealth of experience in strategy and market analyses, developing go-to-market partnership and sales enablement programs and managing brand and public relations efforts, in addition to executing broad event, online and social media campaigns.
“I am excited to have such a talented and experienced executive join our team,” said Larry Jones, CEO of Coalfire. “Patrick is a seasoned marketing and strategy executive with over 25 years’ experience in consulting, high tech and cybersecurity companies. Most importantly, Patrick will fit well into our Coalfire culture, given his passion for client engagement, collaboration and outstanding ethical integrity.”
Previously, Patrick was CMO at Arxan, a cybersecurity application security firm, and SVP with marketing and partner responsibilities for Siemens Enterprise Communications (now Altos). Mr. Kehoe began his career at GE and then held various leadership roles consulting with CSC, Booz Allen, and MarketBridge. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business.
“Within the cybersecurity marketplace, Coalfire delivers unbridled expertise as the trusted advisor to so many businesses critical to the health of the global economy,” said Kehoe. “The opportunity ahead and the aggressive plan to grow the Coalfire business is tremendously exciting. As the head marketer, I am eager to get started on the journey to make Coalfire top of mind for corporate boards and executive teams around the world.”
Coalfire is the trusted leader in cybersecurity risk management and compliance services. Coalfire integrates advisory and technical assessments and recommendations to the corporate directors, executives, boards, and IT organizations for global brands and organizations in the technology, cloud, healthcare, retail, payments, and financial industries. Coalfire’s approach addresses each businesses’ specific vulnerability challenges, developing a long-term strategy to prevent security breaches and data theft. Coalfire has offices throughout the United States and Europe.
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