March 9, 2020
Tenable Appoints Scott McKinnel as ANZ Country Manager
Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced the appointment of IT veteran, Scott McKinnel, as Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand.
McKinnel is charged with expanding the company’s presence in the enterprise security market, spearheading strategic initiatives and supporting channel partner activities. In previous leadership roles, McKinnel had aligned cybersecurity technology with innovative commercial models to address business risks.
“Scott brings a wealth of cybersecurity and operational experience that will spur Tenable into the next phase of growth. His leadership will be invaluable as we help organisations shift to a risk-based approach to vulnerability management to address vulnerabilities in the context of business risk,” said Gary Jackson, Vice President for Asia Pacific, Tenable. “We look forward to working with Scott to extend our Cyber Exposure solutions to organisations looking to manage, measure and reduce their cyber risk in the digital era.”
With over 25 years of IT industry experience, Mckinnel joins Tenable from CheckPoint Software Technologies, where he was Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. In his role, Mckinnel introduced and implemented new performance standards across all facets of the business and reinvigorated entire partner ecosystems. Prior to Check Point, McKinnel was Senior Vice President for Commercial Operations, Asia Pacific and Japan at ABB Enterprise Software.
“As organisations become more digitally connected, it is paramount to not only defend against malicious attacks but to drive a new level of dialogue that defines the business risk. This can only be done with an innovative approach to identifying, prioritising and addressing cyber risk,” said Scott McKinnel, Country Manager, ANZ, Tenable. “Tenable is the leader in the vulnerability management space and I look forward to working with our partners to deliver a comprehensive suite of our Cyber Exposure solutions to our shared customers.”
Tenable®, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 30,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 30 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at www.tenable.com.
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