BlackFog Strengthens Leadership Team
By |Published On: March 11th, 2024|3 min read|Categories: Press Release|

Roger Cobb joins as SVP Sales, Jonathan Glass appointed as VP Engineering

Cheyenne, Wyoming, March 11, 2024 – BlackFog, a leader in ransomware protection and anti data exfiltration technology, today announced two key appointments to its leadership team, welcoming Roger Cobb as Senior Vice President Sales and Jonathan Glass, as Vice President of Engineering.

Cobb brings a wealth of industry experiences in consulting, sales, and security and will be leading the team in driving new business opportunities across North America. A graduate of Colorado State University, he joins BlackFog from HUMAN, where he was Senior Director, Anti Fraud. Prior to his time at HUMAN, he helped to build the channel processes at several IT and security startups including FishNet/Optive Security, Zscaler and Malwarebytes.

A startup founder himself, Glass will be responsible for growing the engineering team and overseeing product development across different platforms including, desktop, mobile and cloud for BlackFog’s ADX (Anti Data Exfiltration) technology.

Glass is an experienced developer and software architect and was most recently Senior Director of Engineering at ESO. He brings more than 15 years of experience in leading and growing large engineering teams with agile development processes and holds a Masters in Engineering from Cambridge University.

Dr Darren Williams, CEO and Founder of BlackFog comments: We’re delighted to welcome Roger and Jonathan to our team at a time when we’re growing our customer base and expanding our reach into new markets. Our focus continues to be on product innovation and protecting organisations of all sizes which are continuously targeted by ransomware attacks. This has never been more important as more attackers leverage data exfiltration, targeting companies’ most sensitive information and intellectual property.”

He adds: “We’re at an exciting stage in our company’s growth as we continue to rapidly expand across the world. The combination of deep market knowledge and technical expertise which Roger and Jonathan bring, means we have a solid foundation for the future.”

About BlackFog

Founded in 2015, BlackFog is a global cybersecurity company that has pioneered on-device anti data exfiltration (ADX) technology to protect companies from global security threats such as ransomware, spyware, malware, phishing, unauthorized data collection and profiling. Its software monitors enterprise compliance with global privacy regulations and prevents cyberattacks across all endpoints. BlackFog uses AI to preemptively prevent hackers from exploiting vulnerabilities in enterprise security systems and data structures.

BlackFog recently won the “Data Leak Detection Solution of the Year” award in the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards, as well as a Gold award in the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards for Best Virtual CISO Offering, a Silver award for Ransomware Protection and Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company in 2023. BlackFog also won a Globee award in 2023 for the State of Ransomware report which recognizes outstanding contributions in securing the digital landscape.

BlackFog’s preventative approach to security recognizes the limitations of existing perimeter defense techniques and neutralizes attacks before they happen at multiple points in their lifecycle. Trusted by corporations all over the world, BlackFog is redefining modern cyber security practices. For more information visit https://www.blackfog.com

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