Kevin Mandia, CEO of Mandiant, has joined its Board of Directors.
Mandia, one of the world's foremost cybersecurity experts, brings more than 25 years of experience in information and cybersecurity to Cohesity's board.
He is sought after by the US government and Fortune 100 companies to spearhead rapid response when cybercriminals strike.
The company also announced the formation of the Cohesity Security Advisory Council. Mandia will lead the council, which brings together other visionaries with deep security and IT expertise from various enterprise and government agencies, including Mandiant, Netflix, Facebook, and the National Security Agency (NSA).
"I'm excited to join Cohesity's board as the company plays a critical role in helping enterprises improve their security posture," Mandia says.
The newly formed Cohesity Security Advisory Council will advise the Cohesity team, customers, and partners on security trends and emerging cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
"I've known and admired Kevin for years in his mission to help companies protect themselves. His unique and unparalleled understanding of the security environment, as well as his trusted advisor status with so many boards, CEOs, and CISOs will be invaluable as we jointly focus on helping companies win the war against cybercrime," says Sanjay Poonen, CEO and President, Cohesity.