​SecureWorks Hires Technology Industry Veterans to Sales, Marketing Roles

SYDNEY, January 30, 2017 -- SecureWorks Corp. (NASDAQ: SCWX), a leading provider of intelligence-driven information security solutions, announced the addition of IT industry veterans Jason Capitel and Alexandra Gobbi to its executive leadership team.

Capitel joins SecureWorks as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer. He most recently served as Chief Revenue Officer for Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Management Division (CMD), where his strong belief in value-based selling returned the business to growth. Capitel spent 14 years with EMC during which time he held a variety of global executive positions, in addition to his most recent role as Chief Revenue Officer. These included serving as divisional Vice President of Alliances & Verticals in Dallas and as Chief Operating Officer of EMC EMEA in the UK. Capitel has extensive experience in enterprise sales and channel partnerships with a proven track-record of helping companies achieve and maintain a $1B+ revenue stream.

Gobbi joins SecureWorks as Chief Marketing Officer. She is responsible for SecureWorks’ marketing, brand development, corporate communications and demand generation efforts across the globe. Prior to joining SecureWorks, Gobbi was Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Communications for EarthLink. She has also previously served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications at PRGX Global and Director of Global Market Intelligence for Enterprise Services at Hewlett-Packard. Gobbi is a member of the advisory board of the National Technology Security Coalition.

“We are pleased to have both Jason and Alexandra join the SecureWorks team,” said SecureWorks’ President and CEO Michael R. Cote. “Their deep experience and expertise in their respective fields will be invaluable as we continually refine, perfect and expand our security offerings, so that we continue to meet, and exceed, our clients’ needs and expectations. As we continue to focus on our growth strategy, and sharpen our sales execution through both direct and indirect channels, we see tremendous opportunities for our company.”

SecureWorks offers a broad portfolio of cyber security solutions that provide an early warning system to help organisations prevent, detect, respond to and predict future cyberattacks. Offerings include an array of SaaS-based, managed and monitored security solutions, up-to-the-minute threat intelligence, security and risk consulting services, and incident response services. SecureWorks’ solutions are designed to meet the needs of large global organisations, as well as small and medium businesses. SecureWorks’ monitoring services include the security monitoring of client applications and data hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Combined with the company’s award-winning on-premises security solutions and Emergency Cyber Incident Response service on AWS, SecureWorks capabilities provide a comprehensive answer for security considerations for both on-premises environments and in the cloud.

About SecureWorks

SecureWorks is a leading global provider of intelligence-driven information security solutions exclusively focused on protecting our clients from cyberattacks. Our solutions enable organisations to fortify their cyber defences to prevent security breaches, detect malicious activity in real time, prioritise and respond rapidly to security breaches and predict emerging threats. As of October 28, 2016, SecureWorks served over 4,300 clients across 58 countries. For more information, individuals can also visit www.secureworks.com.

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