DivvyCloud, the leading provider of security and compliance automation for cloud and container environments, today announced record results for 2019 and the appointment of Brandie Kalinowski as Vice President of People and Culture and David Geevaratne as Vice President of North American Sales.
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David Geevaratne (left) with Brandie Kalinowski (right) (Photo: Business Wire)
DivvyCloud saw exponential growth in 2019 including:
- 2X+ growth in revenue (for the third year in a row)
- 65 percent customer growth (50 percent are Fortune 100, Fortune 500, or Unicorns)
- Doubled in size and ended the year with more than 75 employees
- Expanded its office space
- Won 13 awards
To continue to accelerate success in 2020 the company also added two senior leaders in Brandie and David.
Brandie will lead talent and workplace strategy at DivvyCloud. She will focus on recruiting, engaging, developing, and retaining a highly skilled and motivated workforce. Previously, Brandie was the Head of People Operations at Etsy in Brooklyn, NY, where she and her team were dedicated to aligning the company’s People programs and processes with dynamic business and growth strategies by focusing on information systems and analytics, business partnership and customer service, and total rewards.
At DivvyCloud, David will oversee the enterprise sales strategy to promote growth and customer satisfaction. David brings 20 years of sales and marketing experience in cloud and technology solutions. David most recently served as General Manager and Market Leader for SoftwareONE, headquartered in Stans, Switzerland, and was an integral member of the North American leadership team. In 2015, he was honored with the Minority Business Leader Award from the Washington Business Journal, and in 2012 was named to CRN’s “30 in Their Thirties” list.
“We are thrilled to have Brandie and David onboard,” said Brian Johnson, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of DivvyCloud. “Our team grew by more than 110 percent in 2019, and we plan to double it in 2020. Brandie’s expertise will help us proactively align the people team strategy with the company roadmap. David’s sales leadership and his strong background in building top performing sales teams will help DivvyCloud achieve its growth goals.”
“DivvyCloud’s co-founders, Brian Johnson and Chris DeRamus, have fostered an incredibly strong company culture,” said Kalinowski. “I’m excited to be part of such an innovative and growing company that puts its employees first.”
“DivvyCloud is making an impact in the cloud security space,” echoed Geevaratne. “The company is providing critical security and compliance solutions for enterprises and I look forward to working with and growing our customer and partner network.”
DivvyCloud protects cloud and container environments from misconfigurations, policy violations, threats, and IAM challenges. With automated, real-time remediation, DivvyCloud customers achieve continuous security and compliance, and can fully realize the benefits of cloud and container technology. Freedom is good. Chaos is bad. To learn more: www.divvycloud.com.