Tom joins Expanse from VMware, where he served as Vice President, coming to the company through the acquisition of Carbon Black. He oversaw business development and strategic partnerships as Senior Vice President of Business and Corporate Development of Carbon Black, successfully supporting their efforts through IPO and leading the partnership with VMware that led to Carbon Black’s acquisition. He has also held Vice President roles at numerous other organizations, such as Proofpoint where he led as EVP of Business Development and Global Channels and Verisign as Vice President of Business Development. With over 20 years of experience in business development roles, Tom will support Expanse’s growing footprint in cybersecurity for both public and private organizations by building world class ecosystem technical alliance partners (ISVs) and strategic go-to-market partners (VAR/MSSP).
“Tom is a game-changing hire for Expanse,” said Tim Junio, CEO and Co-Founder of Expanse. “Tom’s wealth of knowledge and experience in business development and strategic partnerships will be instrumental in leveraging the large Expanse ecosystem and significantly grow channel revenue.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining Expanse and help build a world-class ecosystem around the Expanse platform,” said Tom Barsi. “Expanse’s ability to identify unknown assets gives ecosystem partners the ability to monetize asset management and help enterprises understand and defend their ever-changing attack surface.”
Founded in 2012, Expanse helps companies and government agencies identify their Internet-facing assets using the world’s most comprehensive attack surface management platform. Organizations like CVS Health, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, PayPal, Allergan, and Lockheed Martin trust Expanse to protect all their Internet-facing assets.