Cybereason Hires Mike Volpe As Chief Marketing Officer

September 28, 2016 | 2 minute read

Cybereason, developers of the world’s only military-grade, real-time detection and response platform, today named Mike Volpe chief marketing officer. Volpe brings to Cybereason more than 20 years of experience working in the technology industry and creating award-winning marketing campaigns for innovative companies including HubSpot. Volpe is responsible for driving Cybereason’s marketing strategy, brand management, lead generation, and overall marketing planning and execution.

“Cybereason hires world-class talent and I couldn’t be more thrilled having Mike Volpe as our CMO. He has the marketing experience, overall technology industry knowledge and creativity to make Cybereason the leading cybersecurity company in the market. At Cybereason, we understand the magnitude of the cybersecurity problem and Mike and his marketing team are playing a vital role in making sure everyone knows whom we are,” said Lior Div, co-founder and CEO, Cybereason.

“I am excited to join Cybereason and help build another pillar technology company, and create thousands of jobs and additional startups. The company’s advanced threat hunting platform is loved by customers and praised by the industry, making Cybereason the hottest cybersecurity company in Boston and one of the fastest growing in the world,” said Volpe.

“Cybereason already has an award-winning, best-in-class product. The hiring of Mike Volpe as CMO sets the company up to rapidly expand its customer base and global reach. Mike helped build HubSpot from nothing into a game-changing company with a successful IPO. There is no better marketer in the technology industry,” said Izhar Armony, general partner, Charles River Ventures, Cybereason board member and investor.

“HubSpot would not have existed without Mike Volpe, period. During our time working together there, I had a close up view of how Mike built and managed his team to grow visibility and drive revenue for the company. Mike is the best CMO I know,” said David Cancel, former chief product officer at HubSpot and co-founder and CEO of Drift, the customer communication platform for sales and customer success teams.

Volpe joined HubSpot in 2007 as one of the first five employees and grew it to one of the top marketing and sales software companies with over 15,000 customers in more than 75 countries. He was responsible for building and managing a global marketing team of 100 people supporting hundreds of sales reps and generating 40,000 leads per month. He helped grow revenues from scratch to more than $100 million and helped create the Inbound Conference, which attracts more than 10,000 attendees. Prior to HubSpot, Volpe worked in marketing roles for other software companies including SolidWorks and Found Inc. and received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Cybereason has a proven track record of protecting Fortune 1,000 enterprises globally. The company has received many awards and accolades since its founding. Most recently, Cybereason topped a Gartner list of endpoint detection and response vendors. Juniper Research named Cybereason one of the Top Three Disruptive Innovators to watch in 2016. SC Magazine named Cybereason the 2016 ‘Rookie Security Company of the Year.’ Also, CEO Lior Div was a 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year New England Finalist. In addition, Infosecurity Products Guide named Div ‘2016 CEO of the Year’ and Computer Reseller News recognized Cybereason for having one of the 16 ‘hottest’ products launched at Black Hat 2016. And Dark Reading named the company one of the ‘20 Cyber Security Startups to Watch in 2016.’

About Cybereason:

Founded by members of the Israeli intelligence agency’s elite cybersecurity Unit 8200, the Cybereason platform mirrors the founders’ expertise in managing some of world’s most complex hacking operations. The Cybereason Detection and Response Platform leverages big data, behavioral analytics and machine learning to uncover, in real-time, complex cyberattacks designed to evade traditional defenses. It automates the investigation process, connects isolated malicious events and visually presents a full malicious operation. The platform is available as an on-premise solution or a cloud-based service. Cybereason is privately held and headquartered in Boston with offices in Tel Aviv and Tokyo.

Lital Asher-Dotan
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Lital Asher-Dotan

Lital is a Marketing Team Leader, Storyteller, Technology Marketing Expert. She joined Cybereason as the first marketing hire and built a full marketing department. Specializing in brand building, product marketing, communication and content. Passionate about building ROI-driven marketing teams.