BeyondTrust, the worldwide leader in intelligent identity and access security, has announced the appointment of Chris Puleston to lead its Public Sector business in Australia.
Based in Canberra, Chris will be responsible for accelerating business growth among Federal and State public sector agencies while supporting their capacity to proactively protect their identities and safeguard critical assets in today’s evolving threat landscape.
“BeyondTrust is experiencing increasing demand for our solutions in public sector agencies, and to support that demand we are committed to building a team with impressive experience and talent,” said Nick Turnbull, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan, BeyondTrust. “We are thrilled to welcome Chris, a dynamic executive with deep knowledge of the government market as well as proven record in customer growth and account management excellence.”
Chris joins BeyondTrust with over 20 years of strategic account management in the IT industry. He previously led the Public Sector and Natural Resources business for Databricks in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to that, Chris was at Tenable in Canberra during which time he grew the company’s market footprint within the Australian Federal Government.
Chris also previously worked in account management positions for VMware and Optus.
“I’m very excited to join BeyondTrust at this time and to support our ongoing commitment to provide government agencies with industry-leading protection against cyber threats and unauthorised access,” said Chris Puleston. “During 2024 and beyond the public sector will continue to benefit from BeyondTrust’s focus on innovation which provides visibility into all identities and access pathways, detects advanced identity threats, and automatically remediates gaps and adjust policies. I’m looking forward to helping the public sector address their biggest cybersecurity challenges, while also delivering an exceptional customer experience.”
BeyondTrust is the worldwide leader in intelligent identity and access security, enabling organisations to protect identities, stop threats, and deliver dynamic access. The company offers the only platform with both intelligent identity threat detection and a privilege control plane that delivers zero-trust based least privilege to shrink your attack surface and eliminate security blind spots.