Proven leader in corporate strategy, operations and business development to deliver market leadership and accelerated organic and inorganic business growth at GoSecure
Waltham, MA – GoSecure Powered by CounterTack, a leading provider of Predictive Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) platform and Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services, announced the appointment of James Kunkel as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Kunkel recently served as the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development and Administration at Trustwave. Under his leadership Trustwave was one of the most successful buyers and integrators of security companies in the industry.
Mr. Kunkel is a recognized leader in cybersecurity with over 20 years of experience in strategic business planning, corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, operations, and finance. James led Trustwave’s M&A rollup strategy that included multiple acquisitions, and the eventual acquisition of Trustwave by SingTel for $810m.
“James brings very pertinent experience in both operations and M&A transactions to our company,” said Neal Creighton, Chief Executive Officer of GoSecure. ”James’ leadership will be instrumental going forward as we continue to scale our organization for even faster growth and as we aggressively seek out merger and acquisition opportunities that will further bolster our world-class technology Platform and MDR services to offer more value to our customers and partners. We are privileged to have James fill this position and further strengthen our executive team.”
“I am excited to join GoSecure and be a part of an organization with the best technology platform, strategic partnerships and talent in the industry. We are positioned for explosive growth as the go-to endpoint and network MDR provider for businesses facing today’s evolving cyber threat landscape” said Kunkel.
GoSecure is recognized as a leader and innovator in cybersecurity solutions. The company is the first and only to integrate an Endpoint and Network threat detection platform, Managed Detection and Response services, and Cloud/SaaS delivery. The CounterTack Platform delivers predictive multi-vector detection, prevention, and response by applying a unique combination of behavioral analysis, memory forensics, machine learning, and reputational techniques to counter the most advanced threats. Our MDR Services are driven by aggressive SLAs for rapid response and active mitigation services that directly touch the customers’ network and endpoints. Together, these capabilities provide the most effective response to the increased sophistication of continuously evolving malware and malicious insiders that target people, processes and systems. With focus on innovation quality, integrity and respect, GoSecure has become the trusted provider of cybersecurity products and services to organizations of all sizes, across all industries globally.