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Former NetWitness founder Nick Lantuh transitions to eSentire Executive Chairman

New Executive Chairman Brings Over Two Decades of Experience

January 10, 2017 | 2 MINS READ

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – January 10, 2017 – eSentire, Inc., the leader in managed cyber threat detection and response services, today announced that Nick Lantuh has taken on an expanded role as the executive chairman. Mr. Lantuh previously held the role of chairman of eSentire’s board of directors since 2013, and brings over two decades of proven disruptive start-up leadership to the company. As executive chairman, Mr. Lantuh will provide strategic and operational leadership in eSentire’s continual efforts towards driving growth, market expansion, and industry leadership.

“Since joining eSentire as chairman of the board, Nick has been instrumental in contributing to our strategic direction and will remain so while we continue experiencing explosive growth,” said J.Paul Haynes, eSentire CEO. “We’re thrilled to have Nick on board operationally.”

An industry leader and visionary, Mr. Lantuh was founder of NetWitness Corporation (acquired by EMC in 2011) in 2006, where he served as president. Mr. Lantuh secured initial funding, built the management team, and ran day-to-day operations from inception to sale, culminating in the company’s #21 ranking on the 2010 Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S., and a #1 ranking for Inc.’s Fastest Growing Software Company in the U.S.

Prior to NetWitness, Mr. Lantuh led sales efforts in multiple startups in the endpoint security, network security, optical networking, and wireless spaces, culminating in an IPO and multiple acquisitions to companies such as Cisco, EMC, McAfee, and Ceridian.

“eSentire is a recognized leader in the managed detection and response services space, and the go-to security solutions provider to countless SMBs across numerous industries. The company is on a steep growth trajectory, as we continue serving our target markets. I am excited to be a part of our continued focus on providing our customers with world class security services,” said Lantuh.

Mr. Lantuh holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business. Mr. Lantuh also sits on numerous industry Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards, both in the corporate and non-profit worlds.

About eSentire:

eSentire® is an industry leader, providing managed detection and response services to mid-sized organisations, keeping them safe from constantly evolving cyber attacks that traditional security defenses simply can’t detect. eSentire combines people, process, and proprietary technology to deliver an unmatched, premium-level service that hunts, detects, remediates, and communicates sophisticated cyber threats in real-time, 24x7. Protecting more than $3.2 trillion in Assets under Management (AuM), eSentire is the award-winning choice for security decision-makers in mid-size enterprises. eSentire has received multiple accolades for exceptional service, including Hedge Fund Manager (HFM) Service and Technology awards, listed on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50TM and Fast 500TM lists, and named a leader in the 2016 “Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services” by Gartner, Inc. For more information, visit www.esentire.com and follow @eSentire.

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