RedShield Appoints Senior Verizon Cyber Security VP as Chief Revenue Officer in U.S. Push
RedShield, specialists in web application shielding, has announced the appointment of global cybersecurity leader, James Carrigan Jr. as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), responsible for sales globally.
Based in New York, Carrigan joins the cybersecurity challenger from Verizon Communications, where he served as Vice President & Global Managing Director of Cyber Security Solutions. Prior to this, the industry veteran spent 10 years at AT&T as Vice President of Cyber Security Sales where he started and built the business unit to a USD$500M+ organization.
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The senior appointment follows a USD$10M Series B funding round in September 2019, focused on expanding the New Zealand born business’ global footprint and accelerating its U.S. growth.
“I’m incredibly excited to join RedShield and help extend the company’s market leading position,” said RedShield CRO, James Carrigan Jr. “I firmly believe in the RedShield product offering and its ability to take on security effectiveness for organizations. Their customer centric approach and focus on genuine innovation comes at a time when companies globally are looking to secure the productivity of their workforce, digitally transform their business, protect their customers and become more resilient. Some of the top U.S. businesses are taking notice, and I’m excited to be a part of that growth trajectory.”
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Andy Prow, CEO and Co-Founder, RedShield commented, “Jim’s decision to bet his decades of experience in multinational cybersecurity roles on RedShield’s proposition is a strong signal to the team and the industry that we have a winning formula.
“Jim’s credentials speak for themselves, and as we look to scale our business in our global markets, Jims experience, relationships and trusted credentials will help us to effectively reach customers who have a clear need for our solutions.”