December 12, 2018

Malwarebytes Appoints Former MobileIron CEO Barry Mainz as Chief Revenue Officer

Malwarebytes today announced the appointment of Barry Mainz as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) to lead the Malwarebytes’ B2B sales team. Mainz brings more than 25 years of experience in global sales, marketing, and product development and has been in senior leadership roles including CEO, COO, and SVP of Sales throughout his career.

“Barry’s senior leadership experience as a CEO will be instrumental as we take Malwarebytes through the next phase of growth,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO, Malwarebytes. “Barry’s demonstrated history of expanding global sales, building high-functioning teams and significantly improving business operations in the software industry is the exact combination of skills needed to propel Malwarebytes well into the enterprise market, while continuing to offer the best malware prevention and remediation solutions available. I’m beyond thrilled to announce the company’s first CRO and add another A-team player to our growing executive team.”

Before joining Malwarebytes, Mainz served as CEO of MobileIron, where he was instrumental in driving the growth and profitability of the company, while overseeing sales and business strategies.Prior to joining MobileIron, Mainz served as president of Wind River, where he was responsible for the management of Wind River’s business and setting the company’s strategy. Prior to joining Wind River, Mainz spent more than 15 years in sales leadership roles at a number of technology companies including Mercury Interactive, Sun Microsystems, and Seagate Technology. Mainz holds a B.A. in Communications Studies from San Francisco State University.

“Malwarebytes has a fantastic reputation in the global marketplace as one of the top cybersecurity products for malware protection and remediation,” said Mainz. “As CRO, I look forward to building on this brand recognition and both developing and executing on Malwarebytes’ next go-to-market strategy. I believe that Malwarebytes is in the right market at the right time and, with my guidance, the organization can experience exponential growth in 2019 around the globe.”

Since 2016, Malwarebytes has made several important appointments to its executive team and Board of Directors, including: Akshay Bhargava, SVP of Products, Thomas R. Fox, Chief Financial Officer; Raj Mallempati, SVP of Marketing; and Elena Verna, SVP of Growth. The company looks forward to continued expansion, growing its reach and accelerating sales to help more businesses and consumers live free from cyberthreats.

About Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes completely replaces antivirus with artificial intelligence-powered technology that stops cyberattacks before they can compromise home computers and business endpoints. More than 60,000 businesses and millions of people worldwide trust and recommend Malwarebytes solutions. Our team of threat researchers and security experts process emerging and established threats every day, from all over the globe. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit us at

Malwarebytes founder and CEO Marcin Kleczynski started the company to create the best disinfection and protection solutions to combat the world’s most harmful Internet threats. The market continues to recognize Marcin’s advancements in cybersecurity with the recent recognition as “CEO of the Year” in the Global Excellence awards. He has also been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Rising Stars of Enterprise Technology list and received both the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.


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