Youngblood, Current SVP and Chief Security Officer of T-Mobile, Brings Decades of Cybersecurity Expertise to Help Company Drive Modern Security Leadership Position
Sumo Logic (NASDAQ: SUMO), the SaaS analytics platform to enable reliable and secure cloud-native applications, today announced the appointment of Timothy Youngblood to its board of directors. Tim’s extensive cyber-industry expertise, deep understanding of the challenges faced by fellow CISOs, and operational experience will be helpful as the company further develops its cybersecurity product strategy and business, expands its risk and compliance initiatives, and further scales its strong cybersecurity culture and organizational processes.
“Delivering secure and reliable digital experiences is the new benchmark for every well-run modern business,” said Ramin Sayar, president and CEO, Sumo Logic. “I am thrilled to have Tim join our Board as we further our efforts to help CISOs and organizations of all sizes address the increasing cybersecurity challenges as more elements of their operations go entirely digital. It’s an exciting time to have Tim’s experience and industry perspective as we continue our efforts in modernizing the next wave of security operations for our customers.”
Serving as a critical member of the T-Mobile senior leadership team, Tim is the SVP, CSO & Product Security Officer. Tim drives the overall strategic vision and direction of cybersecurity initiatives and products and leads the cybersecurity organization. Tim previously held CISO, CSO and cybersecurity leadership roles at McDonald’s, Kimberly-Clark and Dell Technologies, among others and has served on various technology councils and advisory committees.
“I’m excited to join the Sumo Logic Board at this critical time of change in the cybersecurity industry,” said Tim. “As digital technologies have become ever more prevalent and remote work is the new normal, many fellow CISOs and their organizations are facing increasing complexity and challenges. The Sumo Logic SaaS analytics platform is the foundation for many of the best run digital organizations, helping them solve some of the biggest challenges associated with visibility and security of modern applications and cloud infrastructure.”
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