February 27, 2019

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Malwarebytes Appoints Silicon Valley Executive Greg Higham as Company CIO

Malwarebytes Appoints Silicon Valley Executive Greg Higham as Company CIO

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – February 27, 2019 – Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced endpoint protection and remediation solution, announced today the appointment of Greg Higham as Chief Information Officer. Higham is a Silicon Valley technology executive who brings more than 25 years of experience driving technology vision, strategy, global operations management, acquisition integration and scalable business growth. As Malwarebytes CIO, Higham will oversee company security, business applications and operations.

“Greg is a seasoned technology leader, who has enabled growth for businesses of all sizes and industries,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO, Malwarebytes. “His strategic approach to increasing revenue, optimizing technology investments and deep understanding of customer service is the perfect combination to propel Malwarebytes into our next phase of expansion.”

Higham has a proven track record of fueling businesses into the next phase of development. Before joining Malwarebytes, he was CIO of Marketo, where he helped navigate a successful IPO and sale to Vista Equity Partners for $1.8 billion by tapping his experience in operations management, business process reengineering, customer service, security and governance.

Higham honed his leadership skills and deep industry knowledge in senior leadership roles across many fast-growing global organizations, including Witness Systems, FrontRange Solutions, Epiphany, Inovis, Peregrine Systems, Harbinger, Premenos and Tandem Computers. He earned a degree in Computer Technology from CDI, San Francisco, and is a graduate of Stanford University’s Professional Education program.

“When I look to join a company, four key elements influence my decision: people, company, culture and my ability to have a meaningful impact,” said Greg Higham, Malwarebytes CIO. “Malwarebytes is the perfect fit with a top-notch executive team, a fresh and cutting-edge security product line, fantastic culture and a quest to scale up from the mid-market. I look forward to applying my experience identifying and optimizing technology investments and driving fast-paced growth to further broaden Malwarebytes’ global footprint.”

In the past year, Malwarebytes has made several important appointments to its executive team and Board of Directors, including: Barry Mainz, Chief Revenue Officer, Camellia Ngo, Chief People Officer and Akshay Bhargava, Senior Vice President of Products. With over 7,000 new enterprise customers and 210 new hires in 2018 alone, the company is poised for continued expansion and growth. The company looks forward to 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 http://www.malwarebytes.com/.

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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