January 10, 2023 – Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has assisted in the recruitment of Meagen Eisenberg as chief marketing officer of Lacework, a data-driven cloud security company in San Jose, CA. Daniel Marr led the search. “Meagen deeply understands the customer-centric mindset that is crucial to our success,” said Jay Parikh, CEO, Lacework. “With her extensive experience building world-class marketing organizations, enthusiasm for industry disrupting products, and ability to create deep understanding and connection with our customers and partners, Meagen will be a critical part of leading Lacework through our next phase of growth.”
A veteran technology marketing executive with 20 years of experience in high-tech, Ms. Eisenberg specializes in demand generation, marketing operations and automation, and field marketing strategy and execution. She joins Lacework at a time of the company’s rapid growth as the leading cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP).
“As a marketing executive, business leader, and advisor I have always looked to identify opportunities with strong, customer-focused products that are loved, and teams that can execute,” said Ms. Eisenberg. “Lacework checks this box and more, breaking through the noise with a truly disruptive product and a conviction to protect customers by changing the way the industry approaches security in the cloud. I’m excited to join this team of passionate problem solvers as we tackle one of the hardest challenges in the enterprise: securing the cloud.”
Ms. Eisenberg is a graduate of Yale School of Management, serving on the board of directors at companies like StackRox (acquired by Red Hat) and G2, and an advisor to companies like Redpanda Data, Loom, SumoLogic and Styra, her innovative, nimble, and logic-based mindset has contributed to 18 exits since 2011, including three IPOs and 15 mergers and acquisitions. With her combined experience as an IT engineer, agility as a marketer, and prowess as a business advisor, Ms. Eisenberg brings experience to the Lacework leadership bench that is unmatched in the industry. She previously served as CMO of TripActions.
Lacework offers the data-driven security platform for the cloud, and is a cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP) solution. Lacework can collect, analyze, and accurately correlate data — without requiring manually written rules — across an organization’s AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and Kubernetes environments, and narrow it down to the handful of security events that matter.
Daversa Partners Recruits Chief Marketing Officer for Airmeet
Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, recently assisted in the recruitment of Mark Kilens as chief marketing officer of Airmeet. Kenny Denton, Rachel Burns, and Matt Chodosh led the search. “The Airmeet team is excited to welcome Mark to our team and his experience at two of the most successful software businesses is well-aligned to advance our brand in the global marketplace,” said Lalit Mangal, co-founder and CEO of Airmeet. “With an exceptional marketing leader like Mark now onboard, who has unique insight into what it takes to build and grow industry leading solutions, I am confident that he will be instrumental in leading our vision during this next phase of growth.”
Daversa Partners was founded in 1993. Its global footprint spans two continents and eight offices, giving its teams visibility into the entirety of the market. Daversa is dedicated to developing meaningful relationships with entrepreneurs, executives, and investors across consumer and enterprise businesses. In addition to its primary location in Westport, Conn., the firm has offices in New York; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Orlando, FL; London; and Waterford, Conn. where the firm maintains a data and people analytics facility.
Mr. Marr focuses on building senior management teams for privately-held, early and mid-staged enterprise technology companies. His area of expertise includes marketing, product, sales, customer success and general operations in SaaS business applications, big data/analytics, cloud computing, security, mobile software, and marketplaces. Recently, he has done work for companies such as Webflow, HackerOne, Arctic Wolf Networks, CloudBees, Housecall Pro, Culture Amp, Cohesity, Aporeto, Styra, Gong.io, Partnerize, Iterable, Turbo Systems, Spotinst, Sigma Computing, Heap, Kustomer, BuildingConnected, Punchh, Flexport, Lattice, Skilljar, Checkr, and Thunkable.
Daversa Partners recently assisted in the recruitment of Lauren Vaccarello as the new chief marketing officer for sales engagement platform Salesloft. The assignment was led by partner Maryanne Martire and senior associate Laura Davis. Ms. Vaccarello will leverage her deep leadership experience in the enterprise technology space to shape, drive, and execute Salesloft’s marketing strategy. “Lauren is joining Salesloft at an exciting time of growth,” said Kyle Porter, CEO of Salesloft. “She brings a tremendous amount of leadership and enterprise marketing expertise to our team. Lauren is a customer obsessed CMO with the skills and passion to serve our customers with world-class experiences.”
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