Dragos Expands Accomplished Executive Team
Jill Samuel Named Vice President of Human Resources; Anna Yong Named Vice President of Marketing
HANOVER, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dragos, Inc., provider of the industry’s most trusted industrial cybersecurity platform and services, announced today the additions of Jill Samuel, Vice President of Human Resources, and Anna Yong, Vice President of Marketing. These key leadership additions will drive Dragos’ mission to continually build the industry’s most experienced industrial threat detection and response team, while supporting the organization’s rapid growth and advancing its footprint within the ICS cybersecurity community.
“Dragos was extremely fortunate to recruit Anna and Jill as they are both highly experienced and accomplished industry veterans,” said Dragos’ CEO and Co-Founder Robert M. Lee. “Jill has been an HR lead in multiple startups, quickly scaling teams while maintaining the company culture, and Anna came from a background of technical product marketing to strategic messaging. Their experiences will help communicate about and scale Dragos effectively.”
Jill Samuel brings over 15 years of progressive leadership and human resource experience, including workforce planning, organizational development, talent and performance management and employee recruitment and retention. Prior to joining Dragos, Jill led the HR function for RedOwl, a security company specializing in Insider Threat (acquired by Forcepoint). Prior to RedOwl, she led HR for Edge Hosting (acquired by DataBank) as well as BoxTone, a mobile device management company (acquired by Good Technology).
Anna Yong has been at the forefront of marketing strategy and execution for multiple emerging technologies in hardware and software networking, analytics and cybersecurity. Most recently, Anna was VP of marketing at Interset, an In-Q-Tel portfolio company focused on behavioral analytics. Previously at Hortonworks, Anna ran marketing for Apache NiFi, an open source technology based on software developed from the NSA, and Apache Metron, a cybersecurity application framework. Anna holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from Queen’s University.
Dragos’ industrial cybersecurity platform codifies advanced threat analytics to provide OT and IT practitioners unprecedented visibility and prescriptive procedures to respond to adversaries in the industrial threat landscape. Dragos’ offerings include: the Dragos Platform for ICS threat detection and response; Dragos’ Threat Operations Center for ICS threat hunting and incident response services; and Dragos ICS WorldView for weekly threat intelligence reports. Visit dragos.com for more information.
Kari Walker, 703-928-9996
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