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Threat Stack CEO Brian Ahern Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 New England Award Semifinalist

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, the leader in cloud infrastructure security and compliance,
today announced that Threat Stack CEO Brian M. Ahern has been named a
semifinalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®
2019 Award in the New England region. Widely considered one of the most
prestigious business awards programs in the United States, the Ernst &
Young program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth
companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial
performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Ahern took over as CEO of Threat Stack in 2015 after the acquisition of
Industrial Defender, which he founded in 2002. Under his leadership,
Threat Stack has rapidly grown into an industry leader in cloud
infrastructure security and compliance. Some of the notable recent
milestones for Threat Stack include:

  • The introduction of the Threat
    Stack Cloud SecOps Program℠
    , a series of services built on
    industry-leading visibility and insights from the Threat
    Stack Cloud Security Platform®
    , that helps customers
    securely navigate the transition to the cloud and deployment of
  • The acquisition
    of Bluefyre
    , a runtime application security vendor, that gives
    Threat Stack customers the ability to maintain security observability
    from the cloud management console to the application layer.
  • 100 percent revenue growth in 2018, underscoring the market demand for
    the full stack cloud security observability enabled by Threat Stack
    and the need for co-managed services to supplement short-staffed
    security teams.

“Although not one for fanfare, I’m honored to be named a semi-finalist
for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. It is a
prestigious award, and I’m humbled to be included,” said Brian M. Ahern,
CEO, Threat Stack. “Threat Stack’s success is the result of a lot of
hard work and dedication across our entire team, and this honor truly
belongs to the entire company, not me individually. Everyone at Threat
Stack understands our mission and goes above and beyond to help our
customers leverage the benefits of the cloud without sacrificing
security or compliance.”

Finalists will be announced on May 15, 2019, and New England Award
winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 26, 2019 at
the Westin Waterfront in Boston, MA.

About Threat Stack
Threat Stack enables DevOps and SecOps
teams to innovate and scale securely by providing full stack cloud
security observability from the cloud management console to the
application layer. Purpose-built for today’s infrastructure, the Threat
Stack Cloud Security Platform® and Cloud SecOps Program℠
combine cloud optimized intrusion defense, continuous security
monitoring, and proactive risk assessment to help Security and
Operations teams detect security incidents, achieve compliance, and
deploy containers securely.

For more information or to schedule a demo, visit

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difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among
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first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of
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growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional,
national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities and more
than 60 countries.

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