SYDNE – November 30, 2021 – ExtraHop, the leader in cloud-native network detection and response (NDR), today announced the appointment of Tanya Hovagimian as the company's first Australia and New Zealand Channel Manager.
Based in Sydney, Hovagimian will be responsible for managing all aspects of ExtraHop's channel and managed security service provider business, including sales and solutions strategies and market development. She is also tasked with overseeing and driving all alliance, reseller, technology, and partnership initiatives as ExtraHop continues to ramp up its engagement with the ANZ channel.
Hovagimian joins ExtraHop with 15 years of experience in the IT industry and previously worked at Sophos for four years, most recently as Major Account Executive. Prior, she worked in account management roles at The Missing Link, Avnet Technology Solutions where she held senior channel account and development management roles. Hovagimian commenced her IT industry career working for Lenovo and Dell.
"It's exciting to be joining a fast-growing company with a major market opportunity that is also absolutely committed to scaling high quality partnerships to grow and enhance its customers' cybersecurity," said Tanya Hovagimian. "There is a great opportunity for ExtraHop as we see detection, investigation, and incident response around advanced threats become a key pillar within the industry. I'm looking forward to working with NEXTGEN in Australia and Chillisoft in New Zealand to help partners continue their journey with ExtraHop."
ExtraHop has also announced the appointment of Alexander Burmeister as ANZ Sales Engineer based in Sydney. Burmeister has more than 20 years of experience in information technology and cybersecurity. Before joining ExtraHop, he was a Senior Sales Engineer for Australia and New Zealand at Barracuda Networks where he was responsible for providing technical support to the organisation's regional sales team and also assisted customers with proof-of-concept assessments.
Glen Maloney, ANZ Regional Sales Manager, ExtraHop, said, "We've had a great year of continuing to build momentum for ExtraHop implementations across Australia and New Zealand and are thrilled to have enabled our customers to move beyond legacy security solutions and remain competitive in their various target market segments. Both Tanya and Alexander come to ExtraHop with great experience and relationships within the channel, and I know the partner community will embrace them with open arms."
David Sajoto, Vice President of Sales, Asia Pacific & Japan, ExtraHop, added, "The pandemic disruption over the past two years has raised awareness of the need for robust cybersecurity, including NDR capabilities, among enterprises of all sizes. There has never been a more exciting time to advance ExtraHop and our value proposition through a broader community of channel partners. We are excited to have Tanya and Alex join the ExtraHop family, bringing along their relationships and industry expertise to expand our presence in the ANZ region."