6 MAY 2021. SAN FRANCISCO – Human Layer Safety firm Tessian at this time publicizes that Ramin Sayar, President and CEO of Sumo Logic, has joined its Board of Administrators.
In his function as a board member, Sayar will advise on numerous go-to-market methods, know-how methods, in addition to, assist drive and enhance operational excellence to assist Tessian’s accelerated world development. Sayar will proceed to guide Sumo Logic as the corporate’s President and CEO, a place he has held since 2014.
Sayar brings with him over 20 years of expertise within the know-how business, together with a robust observe report of creating revolutionary merchandise in each rising and mature markets. Mr. Sayar, an skilled strategic and working chief of each small and enormous organizations, has a robust observe report of creating revolutionary merchandise in each rising and mature markets. Previous to becoming a member of Sumo Logic he served because the Sr. Vice President and GM of VMware’s Cloud Administration Enterprise Unit at VMware, which was the corporate’s quickest rising billion greenback enterprise unit. Beforehand, Ramin held a number of government roles w/ main firms resembling HP Software program, Mercury Software program, Tibco Software program, AOL & Netscape. Sayar has additionally served as advisor and on the boards of varied different startup firms, serving to them construct product, go-to-market and enterprise methods.
On becoming a member of Tessian’s Board of Administrators, Sayar mentioned, “It’s very thrilling to hitch such an revolutionary and pioneering group like Tessian. By specializing in individuals first, Tessian has outlined and created a brand new class of safety software program that’s defining the Human Layer Safety motion, and I see extra firms – legacy and new – following go well with. Tessian’s know-how allows companies to visualise the dangers posed by staff and simply take focused actions to scale back them. What I discover most impactful and noteworthy is how Tessian drives lasting habits change in staff, which in the end makes them not solely extra accountable, but additionally safer of their work and private lives.”
Tim Sadler, CEO and co-founder of Tessian mentioned, “Having Ramin be part of Tessian’s board is one other step in reinforcing our place because the class chief in Human Layer Safety. Ramin is a world-class operator and one of the vital empathetic leaders I’ve met. His human-first method to enterprise aligns completely with our firm values and mission, and I imagine this alignment will assist us remedy a few of the greatest challenges that enterprises face at this time. Together with his information of the business and expertise for serving to revolutionary startups develop and thrive, Ramin’s appointment goes to be game-changing for our prospects and our firm.”
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Tessian’s mission is to safe the human layer by empowering individuals to do their greatest work, with out safety getting of their means. Utilizing machine studying know-how, Tessian robotically predicts and eliminates superior threats on electronic mail brought on by human error – like knowledge exfiltration, unintentional knowledge loss, enterprise electronic mail compromise and phishing assaults – with minimal disruption to staff’ workflow. Based in 2013, Tessian is backed by famend buyers like Sequoia, Accel and Balderton, and has places of work in San Francisco and London.
Laura Brooks | Tessian