(NYSE: TUFN), a company pioneering a policy-centric approach to security
and IT operations, today announced two significant additions to its
Board of Directors: Tom Schodorf, former SVP of Sales and Field
Operations at Splunk and a member of Rapid7’s Board of Directors, and
Brian Gumbel, SVP of Worldwide Sales at Forescout Technologies.
“Tom and Brian are tremendous additions to our Board,” said Ruvi Kitov,
Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Tufin. “Their experience in building,
leading and expanding sales operations at technology companies will play
a crucial role in our continued growth and development – and will help
us be able to meet the strong market demand for network security policy
Tom Schodorf served as the SVP of Field Operations for Splunk from 2009
to 2014. He built and scaled its field operations through its IPO in
2012, and helped bookings grow from $30 million to near $1 billion
during his tenure. Prior to Splunk, he held various sales and executive
management positions at BMC Software and IBM. He currently serves on
several corporate boards, including Rapid 7, Egnyte, and Outsystems.
Tom owns View Consulting, an advisory services firm that helps the
C-suite lead, and tech companies scale, their go-to-market function. In
2019, he co-authored “The Success Cadence: Unleash Your Organization’s
Rapid Growth Culture.” Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Business
Administration from Ohio State University and an MBA from the University
Brian Gumbel serves as SVP of Worldwide Sales at Forescout Technologies.
He joined Forescout in 2015 and previously, from 2014 to 2015, he led
sales and operations at Tanium as the Vice President for Americas East
and Canada. While under Brian’s leadership, Tanium’s business
experienced 400% growth year over year, highlighted by several complex
deals being closed with Fortune 500 customers.
Before building the sales organization at Tanium, Brian was at McAfee
from 2007 to 2014 ultimately serving as the VP for Americas East and
Canada and at Cisco from 2000 to 2007 in various sales and leadership
positions. Brian helped launch Cisco’s Financial Services vertical, and
later became a Strategic Account Manager for the company’s NYC
Government sector sales. Brian is based in New York and holds a Bachelor
of Science degree from Marist College.
Tufin also announced the resignation of Ronni Zehavi from its Board of
Directors on which he had served since 2015. “Tom and Brian are
significant additions to the board and this is the right time for me to
now devote my full attention to my other professional endeavors,” said
Mr. Zehavi. “I wish the board and management of Tufin every success in
As part of Tufin’s post-IPO board transition, with the addition of Tom
Schodorf and Brian Gumbel, the company has made certain changes to the
composition of its board committees. Tom Schodorf has been appointed to
the Audit Committee and Brian Gumbel to the Compensation Committee.
Concurrently, Ohad Finklestein has resigned from the Audit Committee and
Yair Shamir has resigned from the Compensation Committee. The
composition of the company’s board committees is now as follows:
- Audit Committee: Dafna Gruber (Chair), Peter Campbell and Tom Schodorf.
Compensation Committee: Peter Campbell (Chair), Dafna Gruber and Brian
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee: Dafna Gruber (Chair),
Yuval Shachar and Yair Shamir.
Tufin thanks each of the outgoing board and committee members for their
Tufin (NYSE: TUFN) simplifies management of some
of the largest, most complex networks in the world, consisting of
thousands of firewall and network devices and emerging hybrid cloud
infrastructures. Enterprises select the company’s Tufin Orchestration
Suite™ to increase agility in the face of ever-changing business demands
while maintaining a robust security posture. The Suite reduces the
attack surface and meets the need for greater visibility into secure and
reliable application connectivity. With over 2000 customers since its
inception, Tufin’s network security automation enables enterprises to
implement changes in minutes instead of days, while improving their
security posture and business agility.
Find out more at: www.tufin.com
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