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Delinea appoints tech veteran Kate Reed as new CMO
Wed, 7th Feb 2024

Delinea, a renowned global provider of solutions enhancing Privileged Access Management (PAM), announced the latest addition to its leadership team. Kate Reed, veteran in technology and cybersecurity, is to join the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

Reed is set to assume control of all marketing functions and initiatives in a bid to help expand Delinea's global footprint. She brings with her over two decades of experience in the field and a proven track record of executing effective go-to-market strategies while bolstering brand recognition worldwide.

In her most recent professional endeavour, Reed served as CMO for Devo, an enterprise logging and global security analytics leader. Previously, she held the same position at Syniti, an enterprise data management provider. Reed also boasts an extensive stint at IBM, where she spent over 15 years in various senior marketing positions. Notably, she served as CMO for IBM's US$2.5b cybersecurity division, leading a global team of over 200 marketing professionals.

"I am thrilled to join Delinea and leverage my leadership experience to build upon the company's significant momentum and growth, enhancing its reach and impact in the identity space," expresses Reed on her appointment. She emphasized the importance of effective and accessible PAM in today's rapidly evolving digital landscape and expressed her eagerness to implement strategies that would spotlight Delinea's innovative SaaS solutions and solidify the company's position as a trusted leader in Privileged Access Management.

President at Delinea, Rick Hanson, expressed his delight at having Reed on board the Delinea team. "Kate's extensive experience and expertise as a cybersecurity marketing leader will be pivotal to evolving and strengthening the Delinea brand as a leader in identity and privileged access. We are confident that Kate's innovative strategies and visionary leadership will greatly enhance our visibility and reach, and drive significant value for our customers and partners," he says.

The integration of effective and accessible PAM solutions is more crucial than ever in the modern digital landscape. These comprehensive solutions, which grant authorisation for all identities and allow access to an organization's most critical hybrid cloud infrastructure and sensitive data, are instrumental in reducing risk, ensuring compliance, and simplifying security. As such, thousands of customers worldwide trust Delinea, and customer profiles range from small businesses to the world's prominent financial institutions, intelligence agencies, and critical infrastructure firms.