Lee to Expand Proficio’s MDR Services within APAC Region
Singapore – April 27, 2020 – Proficio, a managed security services provider (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR) services, today announced the company has hired KJ Lee as Sales Director, APAC. Lee will utilize his nearly 20 years in information technology and cybersecurity services to lead the company’s regional sales team and drive continued growth in this sector.
Lee joins Proficio from Tata Communications, where he successfully created and implemented sales and marketing programs for their Managed Security Services portfolio. Prior to Tata, he held various product, sales and strategy roles at StarHub and BlackBerry, where he continually exceeded revenue goals and played an integral role in defining their Managed Services business roadmaps. He was recently the keynote speaker for SCS Cloud Conference 2019, where he spoke on the topic of security in a digital world, focusing on cybersecurity in the cloud and IoT.
“I’m excited to have KJ join the Proficio team,” said Alex Tok, Managing Director, APAC for Proficio. “His deep industry knowledge and proven track record of success will be a tremendous value to our company. With the recent launch of our next-generation platform, KJ will play a key role in strategically accelerating our expansion in the APAC region and continue to strengthen our position as a leader in the managed detection and response services space.”
Proficio recently rolled out their new next-generation platform based on a universal bus architecture, which leverages machine learning and big data technologies, and was recently named a Leader in Markets and Markets SOC-as-a-Service market report.
“In this time of great uncertainty, cybersecurity has never been a more critical area for businesses,” says Lee. “Proficio provides unique and highly effective cybersecurity services, that are in very high demand. Their commitment to protecting their clients is unparalleled, and I am looking forward contributing to the company’s continued success.”
Founded in 2010, Proficio is an award-winning managed security services provider (MSSP) offering a full range of cybersecurity services through global security operations centers (SOCs) in San Diego, Singapore and Barcelona. Proficio’s services include managed detection and response (MDR), 24/7 monitoring and alerting, Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR), AI-based threat detection, Risk-based Vulnerability Management, and Risk Scoring. Proficio’s innovative approach to managed cybersecurity services combines proprietary software, credentialed security analysts, and the industry’s most advanced technologies to help organizations defend against advanced threats. www.proficio.com.