New executive hires join CybSafe to accelerate growth and expand global reach in US market
Canary Wharf, London, March 6, 2023 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time – CybSafe, the human risk management platform helping organizations change behavior to reduce security risk, today announced the appointment of Hylton Southey and Geraint Owen as VPs of Sales and Finance, respectively. These new executives will be crucial to the company’s continued growth and momentum.
Hylton and Geraint will play an integral part in expanding the company’s global reach with entrance into the North American market by increasing its presence in the United States and leading CybSafe’s financial, operational, and cultural development at a time of significant opportunity for the company. These new appointments prove CybSafe’s commitment to further growth in 2023 and beyond.
Hylton joins CybSafe as the VP of Sales and brings over two decades of experience in sales leadership, corporate development, and business strategy within the information technology and services industry. He has an extensive background in SaaS, enterprise software, and growing early-stage companies.
Prior, Hylton was Managing Director at LeanIX, responsible for accelerating the company’s growth. He was also the VP of North American Sales at MailControl. Hylton was at Mimecast for over nine years. He started off as an account executive and sales director. He then worked his way up to VP of Sales in North America, and global VP of Corp Development. Hylton’s leadership presence in Boston, MA, reinforces CybSafe’s expansion into North America and supports the company’s intent to increase the size of the team to strengthen customer support, sales and partnerships in the United States.
Geraint, as the VP of Finance, will lead CybSafe’s financial strategy and operations. He has over 15 years of experience as a finance leader, focusing on scaling SaaS companies. His background includes leading finance functions in fast-growing technology companies. Geraint was the CFO at Grip, an AI-powered event, matchmaking, and networking platform.
He was also the Finance Director at Questback, and Manager at Deloitte, working with businesses on funding rounds and IPOs. Geraint enjoys working with all aspects of the company to help drive the business forward. Geraint understands how to execute strategic financial growth plans and operational excellence. He will play an essential role as the company accelerates and scales.
“We are thrilled to welcome Hylton and Geraint to the CybSafe team,” said Oz Alashe, CEO of CybSafe. “Their impressive history of success will be invaluable as we continue to grow and evolve our platform to meet the needs of our customers. CybSafe is at a critical phase in its evolution. Our abundant resources allow us to take full advantage of our market leadership. Their experience in the industry will be valuable in taking CybSafe to the next level.”
CybSafe is cloud-based software that reduces organizational risk by improving people’s security decisions and behaviors. It educates, nudges, and provides real-time, tailored cyber assistance for users to secure their digital lives. It’s the only human-risk software solution that helps security professionals target specific security behaviors. It also provides security behavior, culture, and risk reporting metrics that allow you to pre-empt security problems. CybSafe is underpinned by a data-led model of human behavior and leverages SebDB, the world’s most comprehensive security behavior database. It’s designed for a modern workforce and a hybrid working environment.