Cyber Security

Swimlane ramps Fortune 500 adoption, appoints Chris Hoff as CRO

Adds seven new Fortune 500 customers in the last 90 days fueled by security automation urgency

Swimlane, automation for the entire security organization, today announced record-setting Fortune 500 adoption in 2023 and has appointed Chris Hoff as its new Chief Revenue Officer to capitalize on the growing demand and latest Swimlane Turbine innovations. Hoff will accelerate and refine Swimlane’s global go-to-market strategy while strengthening customer and channel partner relations through a community-based approach.

Fortune 500 Companies Standardize with Swimlane for Automation

Swimlane experienced explosive customer acquisition growth in 2023, with 13 new Fortune 500 customers and seven added in the last 90 days alone. As the undisputed leader in AI-enabled security automation, Swimlane is trusted by:

  • 40 Fortune 500 companies,
  • 26 U.S. federal agencies, and
  • Five of the top 10 global solutions integrators.

The company’s growth solidifies Swimlane as the largest and fastest-growing pure-play security automation company.

“This is a seminal moment for Swimlane where world-class technology and team are converging with a movement to adopt AI-enabled automation at the core of all security operations,” said James Brear, CEO of Swimlane. “Chris joins Swimlane at this pivotal time to capitalize on the rapidly growing demand for security automation, rounding out our world-class and highly-seasoned leadership team as we seek to dominate this new era of security operations.”

Seasoned Go-To-Market Leadership

Before joining Swimlane, Chris Hoff held sales leadership roles at notable software and cybersecurity companies, including Legit Security, Duo Security, Okta, Delphix, EMC, and ACS. Hoff has a proven track record of rapidly scaling enterprise software businesses to achieve corporate goals. He focuses on building enduring customer relationships and client communities, extending across various partner channels and industries, including financial services, insurance, manufacturing, pharma, and telecom.

“Swimlane is radically transforming security operations and empowering organizations to redefine what’s possible when it comes to solving security teams’ most critical challenges,” said Hoff. “There is an immense opportunity to accelerate the growth of Swimlane’s customer communities globally. With the maturity and sophistication of Swimlane Turbine, combined with industry-leading innovations in AI and low-code, I am eager to help more customers see the advantage of partnering with Swimlane to drive more efficiency, reduce overall costs, and achieve an undeniable competitive edge in the fight against cyber threats.”

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