Shareth Ben, Seasoned SaaS Cybersecurity Leader, Joins Apptega as Chief Customer Officer
Bringing nearly two decades of cybersecurity experience to the Apptega leadership team, Ben will help spearhead the next chapter of Apptega’s growth, with a focus on success for customers and key partners
ATLANTA, November 15, 2023 (Newswire.com) - Apptega, the leading SaaS platform enabling organizations of all sizes to build, manage and report their compliance programs, today announced that accomplished SaaS cybersecurity executive Shareth Ben has joined the company as chief customer officer.
Ben joins Apptega, which this year has nearly doubled the number of compliance programs running on its global platform to more than 15,000, to deliver industry-leading customer experience and enablement programs that will expand to equip several hundred leading managed security service providers (MSSPs) and thousands of in-house security teams with the resources and expertise they need to build world-class compliance programs.
“Shareth brings to Apptega a mastery of customer and partner success that he’s honed over many years leading teams in high-growth organizations,” Apptega CEO Dave Colesante said. “His deep cybersecurity domain knowledge will help us deliver a more security-focused experience through our compliance platform, as well as help shape the guidance and innovative ideas we receive daily from our many partners into impactful products and features.”
Ben brings to Apptega an accomplished track record within fast-scaling SaaS cybersecurity companies. Most recently, he served as vice president and head of customer success for Securonix, where he built and scaled an industry-leading customer organization from the ground up to a global team of more than 50. Previously, as an enterprise security manager for PwC’s advisory practice, he led program strategy, management, and execution of identity and access governance projects for large organizations.
Ben joins Apptega during a transformative time for the Atlanta-based company. Since its founding in 2017, more than 20,000 cybersecurity compliance programs have been built and managed on the Apptega platform. From risk assessment to audit, Apptega delivers efficiency gains and deep insights across a vast library of cybersecurity frameworks including SOC 2, PCI, HIPAA, GDPR, CMMC, NIST and many others. It is trusted by thousands of brands in a variety of industries, including many MSSPs, which leverage Apptega to boost internal efficiency and as a platform to sell their security products and services more effectively and at higher margins. The company was recently ranked #234 on the Inc. 5000’s 2022 list of fastest-growing private companies and received a $37 million growth investment from Mainsail Partners in March 2022.
A perennial G2 leader across various risk management categories, Apptega is the end-to-end cybersecurity compliance platform that security-focused IT providers and in-house teams use to build and manage cybersecurity compliance programs simply, quickly and affordably. It's trusted by hundreds of MSSPs and security-focused MSPs, who are growing lucrative compliance practices, creating stickier customer relationships, and winning more business from competitors. To learn more, visit apptega.com.
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