Rob Dooley joins Rapid7 from VMWare


Rapid7, Inc., a leader in cloud risk and threat detection, today announced the appointment of Rob Doley as Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), to lead the company’s continued expansion in the region.

“APJ presents a significant growth opportunity for Rapid7, where we continue to invest in our people, the channel and the development of new products to deliver lasting results for customers,” said Andre Cuenin, chief revenue officer, Rapid7.

“With over 25 years of experience in technology and security, and having held business and commercial leadership positions with consultants, vendors and tier 1 systems integrators, Rob has a proven track record in implementing at the scale of high-performing teams and will be instrumental in improving Rapid7’s position and presence in the APJ region,” adds Cuenin.

Commenting on his appointment, Rob Dooley said: “As evidenced by the high profile cybersecurity incidents that recently hit several Australian organizations, it is clear that threat actors are more active than ever and are putting even greater pressure on organizations. cyber defense.

“These are challenging times for everyone associated with the cybersecurity industry, and I look forward to helping our customers navigate the complexities and strategically implement the best solutions to stay ahead of the game. attackers,” Dooley said.

Rob joins Rapid7 from VMWare, where he led the security business unit within APJ, and was a member of VMWare’s APJ leadership team. Prior to VMWare, Rob was the Australian Country Manager for Carbon Black, having joined Accenture where he held a senior role within the consulting team.

Rob is currently completing his Masters in Cybersecurity at Curtin University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Monash University and holds certificates in executive coaching and cyber risk management.

Rob is a member of the Australian Security Information Association, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an active participant in the cyber industry, regularly advocating for change with governments and regulators.


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