New York City-based SecurityScorecard, a provider of security ratings, has named Adam Kuznia as vice president of customer success and Jason Thompson as vice president of marketing. Previously, Kuznia worked at Percolate where he led the customer success team while Thompson was former vice president of marketing at NS1. SecurityScorecard’s backers include Sequoia Capital and GV.
NEW YORK, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SecurityScorecard, the leader in security ratings, today announced the additions of Adam Kuznia as Vice President, Customer Success and Jason Thompson as Vice President, Marketing. These key executive hires bring a wealth of experience and strategic expertise to the management team as the company accelerates into its next stage of growth.
Kuznia brings over a decade of experience to SecurityScorecard where his responsibilities include leading the customer success team, driving customer retention, and helping customers maximize the value of their SecurityScorecard platform deployment. Prior to joining SecurityScorecard, Kuznia led the customer success team at Percolate, a hyper-growth enterprise-grade marketing platform, where he spearheaded efforts to drive customer satisfaction and retention. Kuznia held a number of positions in interactive marketing. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Le Moyne College.
“SecurityScorecard counts as customers some of the best known and security conscious brands in the world,” said Kuznia. “I am excited to join the company at this critical time and I look forward to building on our reputation as both the most trusted security ratings company and the one that everyone likes to work with.”
Thompson brings more than thirteen years of experience working for venture capital backed start up and hyper-growth companies. His extensive background includes a strong command of brand development, marketing communications, product marketing, demand generation, analyst relations, digital marketing and public relations. Prior to joining SecurityScorecard, Thompson served as Vice President of Marketing at NS1, a market leading cloud-based application delivery provider. Thompson has also held senior level marketing roles with SSH Communications Security, Q1 Labs, and Building Engines, Inc., among other successful companies. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science at Colorado University and a master’s in liberal studies at University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
“Unlike any other provider in the space, SecurityScorecard has security in its DNA,” said Thompson. “Our platform provides customers with actionable insights that enables them to improve their own security posture while delivering the tools that enable enterprises to have a transparent, constructive dialogue with their partners and third- and fourth- party vendors. SecurityScorecard is fundamentally changing the way the industry talks about security and I am glad to be a part of that effort.”
“I am pleased to welcome Jason and Adam to the SecurityScorecard family,” says Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy, co-founder and CEO of SecurityScorecard. “We are experiencing tremendous growth, and we feel that these additions to our team will help us scale to the next level. Both Jason and Adam are experts in their respective disciplines and will be key drivers to SecurityScorecard’s growth as the leading cybersecurity risk ratings platform. I’m thrilled that SecurityScorecard continues to attract the best and brightest in the industry.”
To learn more about SecurityScorecard, please visit www.securityscorecard.com.
Headquartered in the heart of New York City, SecurityScorecard’s vision is to help security professionals work collaboratively to solve mission critical cybersecurity issues in a transparent and collaborative way. The company was founded in late 2013 by Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, two former cybersecurity practitioners who had served, respectively, as Chief Information Security Officer and Head of Security & Compliance. With cloud solutions becoming an increasingly integral part of the security technology stack, Yampolskiy and Kassoumeh recognized the need to address 3rd and 4th party risk as well as better understand the security capabilities of their business partners. Since its founding, the company has grown dramatically and now counts hundreds of leading brands as customers. SecurityScorecard is backed by leading venture capital investors including Sequoia Capital and GV, among others. For more information, visit www.securityscorecard.com.