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Outpost24 Appoints Brendan Hogan as Chief Strategy Officer to Enhance Cyber Risk Management Offering

Outpost24, a leading cyber risk management firm, has appointed Brendan Hogan as its new Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Hogan brings with him over 20 years of experience in strategy and corporate development in the technology and security industry. In his new role, Hogan will be responsible for leading M&A strategy, corporate development, and alliance strategy for Outpost24.


As the CSO, Hogan will drive the long-term strategy of Outpost24, which includes expanding the company's current product offerings, scaling operations to support new growth opportunities, and expanding the company's technology across new global markets. Hogan's expertise in strategic planning, inorganic growth, and deal execution will help to support Outpost24's continued development and growth in the cybersecurity market.


Before joining Outpost24, Hogan served as the Vice President and Head of Strategy and Corporate Development for Carbon Black, which was later acquired by VMware. At VMware, Hogan continued to lead strategy across the company's security portfolio, focusing on partnerships and acquisitions. Prior to that, Hogan held senior positions in strategy, mergers and acquisitions at KPMG and VeriSign, where he advised on over 50 global M&A deals that represent more than $30 billion. “Brendan is an exceptional strategist and operator with deep industry experience, we at Outpost24 are thrilled to bring his valuable expertise onboard,” said Outpost24 CEO Karl Thedeen. “He will have an instrumental role in our continued development which will see a positive change in strategy to help us deliver our goals and cement us further as a serious market player within cybersecurity.”

Commenting on his appointment, Hogan said, “I’m delighted to have joined Outpost24 at an exciting time. Over the past year, they have made big moves within the industry, and I am eager to continue to accelerate the business growth and further enhance our product innovation through strategic acquisitions that will support our customers who want to reduce their cybersecurity risk.”


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