Addition of Key Industry Technology and Sales Executives Significantly Deepens Industrial Cybersecurity Market Leader’s Talent Portfolio
HANOVER, MD – May 27, 2020 — Dragos, Inc., provider of the Dragos Platform, the industry’s most trusted industrial asset identification, threat detection and response technology, today announced the additions of Jodi Schatz, Vice President of Engineering, Randy Crow, and Keith Evans, both Senior Director, Sales, and Derek Crawford, Senior Director, Global Solution Architects. These leadership additions bring expert industry knowledge and skills to the Dragos team in the key growth areas of engineering, technology, and sales.
Jodi Schatz brings more than 20 years of engineering experience to the Dragos team. Prior to joining Dragos, Jodi held positions as Vice President of Engineering at Gemalto, managing development resources worldwide for their enterprise security and authentication products and as Vice President of Client Services, overseeing global customer support and cloud delivery of their authentication product lines. Most recently, Jodi was the Chief Product Officer for SafeNet Assured Technologies with oversight of the product management and engineering efforts in support of delivering data protection solutions to the U.S. federal market. Her previous experience ranges from large enterprise (SafeNet & Gemalto) to small and medium-sized businesses (WatchGuard) to start-up (Hexis) companies.
“This is an exciting time to enter the industrial cyber security space with a leader like Dragos,” said Schatz. “Trends like the convergence of information technology and operation technology environments, along with the increase in risk from aggressive cyber threats, are converging to drive a burgeoning market opportunity that Dragos is uniquely positioned to capitalize on. I look forward to working with the team to continue to push our innovation agenda forward.”
Dragos has also added depth to its sales team with the addition of industry veterans Randy Crow, Keith Evans, and Derek Crawford.
Randy Crow joins Dragos to lead the eastern U.S. and federal business with a track record in driving growth for both established and start-up technology companies. Crow held a similar responsibility for six years at industry stalwart, Tripwire, where he served as a vice president, propelling the company to acquisition in 2010. Throughout his career, he has developed and guided sales organizations to deliver double-and triple-digit revenue increases, while building high performance teams. Most recently Crow was a senior vice president, pre-IPO, at Tenable, leading the company’s public sector team.
Keith Evans joins Dragos as the Senior Director of Sales for the western U.S. Keith brings over 20 years of experience in developing, leading, and growing sales teams. His background includes leadership positions at several startups with a focus on ICS/OT security, IT security, and vulnerability management. Keith most recently served as the Vice President of Sales for the Central Region and Canada for Tenable.
Derek Crawford joins Dragos to lead the company’s global solutions architect team, bringing his deep experience in security solutions and services delivery. Since the early 1990’s, Derek has worked with a variety of security technology companies starting with Symantec in 1992 and then joining Tripwire in 1999. After 11 years with Tripwire, he joined HP as their senior director leading enterprise security services for North America. After HP, Derek went on to spend time in various technical sales leadership roles with Vormetric, Skyhigh Networks, and Tenable before joining Dragos in early 2020.
About Dragos, Inc
Dragos has a global mission: to safeguard civilization from those trying to disrupt the industrial infrastructure we depend on every day. The expert practitioners who founded Dragos were drawn to this mission through their decades of experience in the US Military and Intelligence Community going head-to-head with cyber attackers who threaten the world’s industrial infrastructure. Our solutions combine advanced technologies for asset identification, threat detection, and response with the battle-honed insights of our elite team of industrial control systems (ICS) cybersecurity experts. We arm organizations with the tools to identify threats and respond to them before they become significant breaches. Dragos currently protects hundreds of organizations and provides the industrial control systems community with select technology products, research, and thought leadership. Dragos is privately held and headquartered in the Washington, DC area.
Bruce McConnel, Dragos Corporate Communications