Malwarebytes Elevates Barry Mainz to Chief Operating Officer After Record Growth Under his Leadership


Proven sales leader elevated as the company’s first-ever COO

MalwarebytesTM, a leading provider of advanced endpoint protection and remediation solutions, today announced Barry Mainz, its current chief revenue officer, has been promoted to a newly created role, becoming the company’s first-ever chief operating officer (COO). During his two-year tenure with the organization, Barry has successfully led the company through explosive growth, scaling up global marketing, consumer and corporate customer growth, and customer success.

“Barry’s leadership has been extremely valuable to Malwarebytes as the company continues to grow and thrive in the market,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO and co-founder of Malwarebytes. “I’m thrilled to be working even more closely with Barry in his new role as COO, and am excited to see what we’ll accomplish in the coming years as our executive team continues to grow.”

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“When I joined Malwarebytes, I was drawn to an incredible product and its untapped potential, a highly-accomplished leadership team that inspired me, and a lot of passionate employees working hard for our customers,” said Barry Mainz. “We are growing and creating value for our customers that will lead to a very exciting future for our company. As COO, I look forward to empowering our employees, continuing to improve operational excellence, and further accelerating Malwarebytes’ growth.”

As COO, Barry leads global operations, sales, marketing, analytics, and customer success for Malwarebytes. He is responsible for leading customer-facing go-to-market strategies, operations, and activities, accelerating growth across the company’s consumer and corporate businesses. Barry brings more than 25 years of experience in global sales, marketing, customer operations, and product development to Malwarebytes. He has held numerous executive leadership roles, including CEO, president, COO, and CRO, as well as advisory and board positions at private and public companies such as MobileIron, Wind River (an Intel subsidiary), Makara (acquired by Red Hat), and Sun Microsystems.