Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, today announced the appointment of Allan Peters as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).
In this role, Allan will be responsible for all aspects of revenue performance with a focus on delivering sustainable customer value and business outcomes, the leadership of the worldwide sales and partner organization, and continuing Qualys’ growth momentum.
“With a track record of strong global leadership and a wealth of experience delivering comprehensive go-to-market strategies across functional teams, Allan will provide the focused sales leadership we need to drive growth,” said Sumedh Thakar, president and CEO at Qualys. “Allan’s expertise will be invaluable as we continue to scale our global business and move the market from one-off cybersecurity point solutions toward an integrated cloud platform approach that addresses broader areas of security and compliance to help our customers consolidate their security portfolio.”
Allan brings a deep understanding of the cybersecurity and enterprise market along with a consistent track record of success, having spent more than 20 years in executive sales positions across a range of technology and cybersecurity companies.
He joins Qualys on May 10 from Trustwave, a leader in cybersecurity threat detection and response, where he served as CRO. Previously, Allan held executive sales leadership positions in public and private growth companies BigFix, Conga, SecurityFocus, CA, IBM and Symantec. He received a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Kansas.
“There is no company better positioned than Qualys to help organizations overcome the security and compliance challenges brought on by the ever-increasing global threat landscape.
Qualys’ cloud-based solutions provide visibility across the hybrid-IT environment for a single real-time view from preventative risk mitigation to threat detection to response, enabling organizations to speed up their time to remediation,” said Allan. “I’m excited to be part of the innovative Qualys team and look forward to scaling our sales and partner capabilities to further accelerate Qualys’ global expansion.”