Seceon Welcomes Peter Christou to Spearhead Expansion into UK and EU Markets

July 9, 2023
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Key Takeaways:

  1. Seceon appoints Peter Christou as SVP, Strategic Partnerships and Sales, to drive its expansion in the UK and EU markets.
  2. Christou is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing in the global cybersecurity industry.
  3. The cybersecurity platform provider is excited about the fast-growing UK and EU MSP and MSSP market, aiming to grow beyond 7,000 customers.

About Seceon

Seceon provides an Open Threat Management (OTM) platform, leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning, to augment and automate security operations services for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs). Seceon’s platform offers comprehensive coverage by collecting telemetry from various sources and enriching and analyzing it in real-time using threat intelligence, AI, and ML models.

Peter Christou to Drive Seceon’s Expansion

Seceon recently announced the appointment of Peter Christou as SVP, Strategic Partnerships and Sales. Christou, an IT channel industry veteran with over 30 years of experience, has a rich history of working with start-ups across EMEA, APAC, and the USA. His portfolio includes several Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and acquisitions by industry giants, demonstrating significant success at 12 start-ups, including Accelops, Securonix, NitroSecurity, Breach Security, and Gradient Technologies.

In his new role, Christou will lead the UK and EU team to recruit new partners and work with existing UK and EU Seceon MSP and MSSP partners, aiming to grow their clientele beyond 7,000 customers.

Expressing enthusiasm about the appointment, Chandra Pandey, Seceon CEO, stated, “We have known Peter for years and are excited to hire him back to drive our UK and EU expansion. The UK and EU MSP and MSSP market is growing fast.”

Looking Forward

The hiring of Christou is a strategic move by Seceon to respond to the emerging cybersecurity landscape’s challenges and opportunities. As modern threats require advanced platforms, Seceon aims to grow its business by building partnerships with the largest MSPs, MSSPs, resellers, and distributors in the UK and Europe. Christou’s role will be instrumental in fostering these partnerships and driving Seceon’s growth trajectory.

Dominic Ryles, Director of Sales and Commercial at Exertis, expressed his excitement about the new appointment, highlighting how Seceon’s unique platform could meet the challenges of new cyber threats and the demand for rapid, automated responses, thereby enabling their partners to scale and increase profits.

Meet Seceon at the Exertis “Pitch and Pint” events this year or learn more about Seceon.

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