Geoff Swaine appointed as new vice president, APJ at CrowdStrike
By Digital News Asia January 20, 2023
- Tasked to drive growth, expansion across APJ
- Previously global vice president for CrowdStrike’s channel programme
CrowdStrike, a security software company focused on cloud-delivered protection of endpoints, cloud workloads, identity and data announced the appointment of Geoff Swaine (pic) as vice president, APJ.
Swaine will be responsible for driving the growth and expansion of CrowdStrike's business across the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region, the firm said in a statement.
Swaine previously played a leading role in CrowdStrike’s global channel programme as global vice president, Cloud and Technology Ecosystems and Program Strategy, a position he held for 18 months.
Prior to this he was APJ Regional Vice President, Alliances and APJ Alliances Director, for CrowdStrike, leading the company’s exceptional expansion in the channel reseller sector.
Swaine’s 20 years of experience in the technology industry also includes serving as managing director, Australia at Bluecoat Systems, which was acquired in 2016 by Symantec, and general manager, ANZ South at Intel Security.
Geoff said he feels immensely privileged to take CrowdStrike forward in the APJ region.
“CrowdStrike’s products and services are the best in the industry at stopping breaches, so my focus is to work with our amazing people, customers and partners to get our offering to market in the best way possible,” he added.
CrowdStrike claims its customers grew by 55% year over year to the end of July 2022, while employees grew by 57% year over year to over 950 employees.
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